25 thoughts on “Abandoned Bio-Chemistry Lab”

  1. The poster says, “Laboratory of Protozoology and Arachnology” and some of the samples seem to suggest that that’s what it is.

    Why was it abandoned?

  2. C6H5OH = Phenol
    K2S2O3 = Potassium thiosulfate

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  3. In picture http://englishrussia.com/images/abandoned_lab/32.jpg there were mentioned manufacturing/best-before dates 27.9.93/4?.94 in the bottle.

    Abandoned due to soviet union collapse perhaps? Funding cut off?

    Great souvenirs by the way!

  4. I like how the first poster says that its a library…..but I don’t see any books. They wouldn’t have taken the books, but left vaccines.

  5. Great find! But those dead organisms look freaky.
    Make sure no one vandalizes the building and take, save some of those chemicals\tools before someone steals them or something.

    During the Soviet times the government invested a lot of money into research, but as it collapsed, they closed many labs. Scientists got their wage cut in half. Although the situation has improved, it is cheaper to have new labs with new equipment than to restore old ones and salvage\repair apparatus. And brain drain to western countries has decreased the amount of scientists, etc. there.

    Those pictures really tell you how “antique” Soviet stuff looks. I have seen USSR-made flasks and mixers from late 80’s, which look like something from the 1700’s.

  6. I’ve been in abandoned hospitals in Detroit that have the same amount of chemicals. I don’t have a degree in Chemistry; but the number of chemicals are equal…

  7. Someone said that if this was located in the US, the EPA would take care of it. WRONG. There are lots of old hospitals and asylums with chemical and medical equipment, and patient records and belongings left behind in the USA, Grat Britain and Europe. If you don’t believe me, visit my favorite page http://www.opacity.us You can elighten yourself using Google too.

  8. 8th picture from below, it that test tube there seems to be a half transparent-white spider like creature ….

    Possibly a russian lab to create their own Uberzoldat.

  9. This is realy interesting! But, please, let me to know, where is this place? I understand, that this is in Russia, but is it in city, or in other area? If someone know, please to say me. Thank you for good photos.


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