Dear guests! Dome is closed until 4:00 p.m. on 28 January for the installation of a new exhibition. Due to planned maintenance work "Time Machine" will be unavailable from 24 January to 7 March, Ice Cave – until 31 March. Accept our apologies for any inconvenience.
The needles of the Siberian dwarf pine are abundant in vitamin C along with four to twelve times more carotene than in a carrot. Therefore pine-needle tea was often used to prevent scurvy among gold-prospectors, fishermen or scientists on expeditions in the Siberian wilderness.