Historycal museum of regional studies of temirtau opened the halls for visitors on November 6, 1973, on the basis of the decision of Executive committee of city council of deputies of workers of February 10, 1972 "About opening of a museum of history of the city of Temirtau" and the order No. 572 of Karmetkombinat of MChM USSR "About transfer to rent to the City local history museum of the building of shopping center of the 4th residential district, to the address of Metallurgists 30/3".
In 1973 in the two-storeyed room of a museum one exposition "Temirtau industrial", occupying all second floor worked. The material is presented to expositions on stories of the industrial enterprises of the city. Later in the center of a hall the model of the city of Temirtau was exposed.
In 1981 the exposition was expanded on subject. There were new halls – the Victory Hall, the Art hall, a nature Hall.
In 1989 the museum was closed on a reekspozition. But didn't manage to lead her, to communications, with economic and political transformations in the state, and till 1996 the museum practically didn't work.
In 1997 the city authorities undertook museum restoration. The scientific structure of a museum was completely replaced. They had to restore practically all over again.
On January 1, 1999 the city institution of culture "Museum" was transformed to the Municipal state state enterprise "Historycal museum of regional studies of temirtau" at Akim of the Karaganda region. The new form of planning and subsidizing gave the chance to expand exposition, sobiratelsky, scientific and educational work. New halls opened.
Today in a museum nine stationary halls, two halls with replaceable expositions work. The total area of a museum is 1168 sq.m., exposition — 960 sq.m. Funds of a museum make 21213 exhibits, of them fixed assets – 14838. In a museum 20 people work.
Having an innovative and interactive methods of work the museum has repeatedly won the regional, national and international competitions:
Diploma of the participant of the international festival "Open Asia - Open Museum" for the creative approach in creation the exposition.
2006 year. Diploma of the participant of the international festival "Open Asia - the Open Museum".
A diploma in the nomination "Museum exposition" for the embodiment of the traditional theme of "friendship of peoples" at the international festival of museum projects, called "Open Asia - Open Museum". The festival was held within the framework of the international project "Museums of Central Asia". The organizer of this project is the Center for Contemporary Culture Desht-i-Art with the support of HIVOS, Karaganda
Diploma of the festival "Open Asia, open museum" as the best social projects, using innovative forms and methods.
Diploma of the Central Asian festival "Open Asia-Open Museum" in the nomination "For human reading of modern history", in the Ust-Kamenogorskcity.
Diploma of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba "Cuba and Kazakhstan: 20 years of mutual understanding and solidarity" for long-standing collaboration.
Grand Prix of the IV Regional Central Asian Festival "Open Asia - Open Museum" in Almaty.