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Location - Murmansk city, Sofia Perovskaya Street, 21

Murmansk Regional Puppet Theatre was founded in August 28, 1933.

The first artistic director – Viktor Aleksandrovich Podobedov has created a children's theater in Hibinogorsk (Kirov). During the Great Patriotic War, theater served the cause of the victory over the Nazis. During the war, more than 100 concerts were showed and about 1,000 frontline concerts were played, at least 200 directly on the front line. For his work, all the company of the Puppet Theatre was awarded the medal "For the Defense of the Arctic." In 1949, the theater moved to a new location in the city of Murmansk. Theatre takes an active part in international festivals, organizes tours around the regions of Russia.