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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
18 March [O.S. 6 March] 1844 [a 1] - 21 June [O.S. 8 June] 1908


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Folk Graphic Art Museum in Moscow
The unique Folk Graphic Art Museum specializes in collecting works of traditional folk Russian graphic art. The keeper of over four-century history of the genre of folk art the Russian popular print, aka Lubok, the museum carries on the traditions of Russian graphic story.
--26-08-2015--
The Russian Museum: New Virtual Branch in Kogalym
Information and educational center of The Russian Museum: the Virtual Branch opened another branch in Kogalym. At present day, 122 The Russian Museum: The Virtual Branch information and educational centers work in Russia, abroad and even in Antarctica. The Kogalym branch becomes a 123-d one.
--29-07-2013--
The Military Awards of the XII Century Are Exhibited in Ekaterinburg
On the eve of the holiday of 23 February and within the frame of the month of Defenders of the Motherland the Museum of History of Jewelry and Lapidary Arts with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Sverdlovsk region will open the exhibition dedicated to the awards and memorial signs of the Russian state from the earliest times and until today. The earliest exhibits are the torc and the dippers that date back to the XII-XVII centuries.
--22-02-2013--
The Traditional Museums Are Losing Their Attraction
Due to the reduction in the number of "organized" tourists groups even the well-known museums lose their visitors.
--23-02-2013--
Museum Of Felt Boots (Valenki) In Kineshma
The Museum of felt boots, opened on June 28, 2012, consists of more than 200 exhibits. Among them are the old wood-processing machines and tools for the manufacturing of felt boots, and felt boots themselves - record holders and decorated boots, chess in the shape of boots, various goods of wool, felt boots of unusual shapes, a collection of miniature felt boots and many more.
--10-12-2012--
Stalin's Bunker In Izmailovo
Stalin's bunker in Moscow was built in 1930s. Its construction was a part of the government program, including ensuring defense capability of the country.
--30-11-2012--
The Russian Museum, the Perfect Attraction for the Art Lovers
The largest art museum in St. Petersburg dedicated mainly to painting, The Russian Museum is a different example of building a museum collection. Rather than an assembly of all sorts of antiquities as was the case with the Hermitage, the imperial collection at the Russian Museum was tightly focused on the 19th c. Western Art and numismatics. Our guest blogger Irina Kirilov tells the story of the museum.
--28-11-2012--
Museum Revolution
Dump expensive audio guides and forget about lengthy and expensive individual tours round museums - you can explore art for free and as much as you can possibly digest. Meet the Smart Museum.
--14-11-2012--
City Hunter: Moscow Museum of S. A. Esenin
If you are looking for some great insight into Moscow literary life, we recommend you to visit a museum of the famous Russian poet Sergey Esenin. This fascinating place is a hidden gem in the city centre that is not always included in guide books, but really deserves attention of tourists.
--03-05-2012--
City Hunter: Marina Tsvetaeva's Memorial Flat
Today we invite you to travel to one of the most fascinating Moscow attractions a house, where Marina Tsvetaeva, a famous Russian poet lived and where she created her magnificent poetry.
--02-05-2012--
City Hunter: Russian Winter Museums
Even when the weather is cold, there are plenty of interesting activities to keep yourself and your family entertained. If you are looking for some interesting ideas, we recommend you to visit one of the three museums, described in the article. Winter season is the best time to go there and to have much fun.
--13-02-2012--
City Hunter: The Second Moscow Kremlin
Few people know that Moscow is famous for two Kremlins. After visiting the one situated on the Red Square, go to Izmailovo district. Definitely, you will be impressed.
--07-12-2011--
City Hunter: Autoville Retro Car Museum
Every mother dreams about pink Cadillac. When in 1955 Elvis Presley bought it for his mother Gladys, all Americans went crazy. Gorgeous and powerful, it has become the symbol of America and today can be easily called a legend. If you want to touch a little bit of history, then come to Autoville several more legends are hidden inside.
--21-11-2011--
City Hunter: The Museum of Unique Dolls
Walking down the Pokrovka street you can easily miss this building if not pay attention. A small glass door of the house 13/2 hides the magic world of joy, love and childhood. You will be surprised at the number of dolls in shopwindows, dozens of toy eyes, looking at you, bright doll's houses, quiet music and mysterious atmosphere.
--01-11-2011--
City Hunter: The Birth of the New Moscow Planetarium
In June 2011 a great event has happened Moscow Planetarium has been finally opened after 17 years of silence. Today it is a splendid museum with the state-of-the-art equipment and Europe's largest dome.
--02-12-2011--


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The Hermitage Turns to be Museum of the Year
The Best Museum award goes to the the State Hermitage Museum, which celebrates its 250th anniversary this year.
--25-11-2015--
Musical Orchestra Clock to Play Wagner and Mozart in the Hermitage
The legendary Johann Strasser musical clock in the Hermitage Museum has been restored.
--08-08-2015--
Russian Museum Presents its Replenished Collection
The Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg has opened an exhibition of art works that have replenished its collection in the last 18 years.
--23-07-2015--
International Conference in Memory of Lovis Corinth in Kaliningrad Region
International conference commemorating the German artist Lovis Corinth took place in Gvardeysk town of the Kaliningrad Region, Russia.
--22-07-2015--
First Ever Museum of Alexander Solzhenitsyn Opened
Alexander Solzhenitsyns first museum in Russia and the world has been opened in Kislovodsk.
--03-06-2015--
Museum Night 2 to be Held in Moscow on Saturday
On May 23 Moscow museums will repeat the Museum Night program, which failed due to bad weather on May 16.
--23-05-2015--
Mikhail Sholokhov's Grave to be Popularized
The grave of the famous Soviet writer Mikhail Sholokhov has been registered on the list of cultural heritage sites of Russia.
--07-01-2015--
Access To Museums For Kids
All children, regardless of their nationality, will have free access to Russian museums under federal jurisdiction next year.
--29-12-2014--
History of World Cultures and Religions Museum Opened in Derbent
December 20 saw the official opening of the History of World Cultures and Religions Museum in Derbent.
--24-12-2014--
Sergey Bezrukov Declaims Against Building-Up of Sergey Yesenin Memorial Estate
Defenders of the Sergey Yesenin memorial estate in the Ryazan Region have addressed a letter to the Presidential Administration.
--10-12-2014--
The Hermitage Might Appear in Moscow but Not in Paris
Mr. Mikhail Piotrovsky, the CEO of the Hermitage Museum leaves open the possibility of founding the Hermitage satellite in Moscow.
--10-12-2014--
Best Museums List By Forbes
Forbes Russia published the ranking of the best museums in the world, Europe, and Russia in 2014. The top 10 is headed by the Hermitage (St. Petersburg).
--23-11-2014--
Archeology Open-air Museum to Appear in Zaraysk
An open-air Archaeology Museum will be founded by the walls of the Zaraysk Kremlin near Moscow.
--04-11-2014--
Folk Arts and Crafts Museum Founded near Moscow
The Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts has been opened in the Fedoskino Settlement near Moscow.
--29-08-2014--
Ancient Tower in Novgorod to Become Museum
Staff of the Novgorod State Memorial Estate will turn the only remaining tower of the ancient Okolny town into a museum.
--29-08-2014--
Political Repressions Museum to Appear in Inta
Museum of Political Repressions will be opened in a 50-meter water tower in Inta of the Komi Republic.
--29-08-2014--
Country House of Andrey Tarkovsky Recognized Cultural Heritage Site
The country house, where the film director Andrey Tarkovsky stayed in the 1970s may become a new point on the sightseeing map of the Ryazan Region.
--28-08-2014--
Levitan's Paintings Stolen from Memorial Estate in Plyos
Five canvasses by Isaak Levitan has been stolen from the Plyos State Historical Architecture and Art Memorial Estate.
--05-08-2014--
Dugout of Peter I Found in Derbent
A mud hut of Peter I found in Derbent (Dagestan) will be restored for the 2000th anniversary of the city.
--14-07-2014--
Open-Air Victory Museum to Appear in Penza
Penza Governor has suggested the idea of creating an open-air museum dedicated to the Great Patriotic War.
--14-07-2014--
Sergey Dovlatov House Museum Created in Pskov Region
A private museum of the writer Sergey Dovlatov has been founded in Berezino Village of the Pskov Region.
--03-07-2014--
Mussolinis Car Goes to Russian Museum
The Alfa Romeo car once owned by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini was sold to a Russian museum at an auction in Caen.
--17-06-2014--
Russias Only Museum of Political Repressions Might be Closed
The memorial museum on history of political repressions Perm-36 has been devoid of state financial backing.
--17-06-2014--
Archaeological Museum of International Level to Appear in Irkutsk Region
An archaeological museum of international level is planned to be founded in the Malta Settlement of the Irkutsk Region.
--09-06-2014--
Russian Mustard Museum to Appear in Volgograd Region
The first ever Russian Mustard Museum will be opened on May 17 in the Old Sarepta memorial estate in the Volgograd Region.
--15-05-2014--
Two Museums with Replicas of World Famous Paintings to Appear in Belgorod
Two museums with copies of well-known works of art might be founded in Belgorod.
--21-03-2014--
Prosecutor Generals Office Asked to Check Legality of Construction in Esenin Estate
All-Russia Peoples Front has asked the Prosecutor Generals Office to check the legality of construction work in Sergei Yesenin Memorial Estate in the Ryazan Region.
--14-03-2014--
Russias First Computer History Museum Opened in Volgograd
The first Russian museum on the history of computer has been recently opened in Volgograd.
--13-03-2014--
PERMM Museum Finds New Premises
The PERMM Museum of Modern Art, which has to vacate the River Station under court decision, has found another building in the center of Perm.
--26-02-2014--
Hermitage Reports about Labeling its Exhibits
The Hermitage Museum management has presented the labeling system recently introduced in the museum.
--26-02-2014--
Antique Camera Museum Opened in Krasnoyarsk
The citys first museum of photo cameras has been opened in Krasnoyarsk. Its collection is comprised of 150 rare exhibits.
--24-02-2014--
Censors In Russia Want to Hide Adult Art from Children
Federal Supervision Agency for Information Technologies and Communications suggests limiting display of some art works in Russian museums.
--10-02-2014--
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Center to be Founded in Moscow
Urban Planning and Land Commission of Moscow has approved the blueprint of a development plan for a site in 1st Samotechny Lane.
--04-02-2014--
The Private Museum Of Russian Icon Attracts Tourism Industry
The private museum of Russian icon opened its doors for tourism industry. An excursion for inbound and domestic tour operators was held in private museum of Russian icon in Moscow.
--31-10-2013--
Restoration Works At Novosibirsk Regional Studies Museum Will Be Completed Soon
Construction and restoration works at Novosibirsk Regional Studies Museum will be completed by December 30. In three years 160 million rubles was allocated for the reconstruction of institution. General construction and restoration works are carried out in the halls located in the basement.
--31-10-2013--
Brick History Museum to Appear in the Yaroslavl Region
October 24 will see the opening of an exhibition on the brick history in the Vyatskoye History and Culture Centre.
--24-10-2013--
Forest Museum To Open In The Capital Of Altai Republic
It is scheduled to open Republican Ecological Regional Forest Museum in the College of Construction Industry and Service in Gorno-Altaisk. Existing school museum exhibition will be completed with new historical expositions and exhibits.
--07-10-2013--
Museum And Pharmacy Symbiosis: For Tourists And Natives
A museum-pharmacy was opened in Tula in the ancient building of the XVIII century.
--01-06-2013--
Russian Patriarchy Museum
Russian patriarchy museum will be opened in Arzamas till August. The event will be coincided to the 110 years from the day of glorification by sainthood of reverend Serafim Sarovskiy
--01-06-2013--
Monuments of Novgorod Will Become More Popular
The Novgorod region will promote its unique monuments.
--31-05-2013--
INTERMUSEUM-2013 Festival to be Held in Moscow
INTERMUSEUM-2013 will take place in the Central House of Artist, Moscow from May 31 to June 4, 2013.
--20-05-2013--
The Gagarin Museum is Modernized
The museum in the motherland of the first cosmonaut will be transformed in a memorial complex.
--30-04-2013--
The International Museum Day
On the 18th of May museums in Moscow will work for free.
--30-04-2013--
Tourists Will See Little Known Monuments in Omsk
The museum of local lore has decided to organize tours on little known places of the Omsk Region.
--29-04-2013--
Museums Offer Days-Long Educational Programs
The regional tourist association of Arkhangelsk and two largest museums of Arkhangelsk district will create a new tourist product in the sphere of social tourism.
--29-04-2013--
A New Building For the Museum of the World Ocean in Kaliningrad
Within a few years, according to the plans, a huge building in the form of globe will be constructed
--27-04-2013--
The Ernst Neizvestny Museum in the Sverdlovsk Region
The Ernst Neizvestny Museum will become the most advanced in the Sverdlovsk Region.
--26-04-2013--
Romanovs Dynasty Museum Theater Opened in Verkhnyaya Sinyachikha
For the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Romanovs House a unique cultural object dedicated to the imperial dynasty has been opened in the Sverdlovsk Region.
--01-04-2013--
Marat Guelman to Open Museum Based on Icons Exhibition
Well-known curator Marat Guelman plans to create a museum on the basis of the Icons exhibition.
--01-04-2013--
Museum of Writer Anatoly Kalinin to Appear in Rostov Region
A museum complex dedicated to the Don writer and publicist Anatoly Kalinin will be opened in Pukhlyakovsky Farm in the Rostov Region in 2016.
--18-03-2013--
National Toy Museum Opened in Tomsk
Museum of Small National Toy has been opened in the regional child and junior library of the city of Tomsk.
--14-03-2013--
1st Guards Tank Army Museum Opens in Smolensk
Museum of Battle Glory of the 1st Guards Tank Army Decorated with the Order of the Red Banner has been opened in Smolensk.
--01-02-2013--
Patriarchate Museum to be Opened in Arzamas
Authorities of Nizhni Novgorod Region have allocated 8 million rubles for restoration of an ancient building, where Russian Patriarchate Museum will be opened this summer.
--28-01-2013--
Saratov Accordion Museum Opened in Saratov
Opening ceremony of the world first museum of Saratov Accordion took place in Saratov.
--28-01-2013--
Retro Car Museum May Appear in Saratov
The 60th anniversary since the start-up of the first trolleybus in Saratov was celebrated last year.
--27-01-2013--
Russia to Gain One More Chekhov Museum
The house in Taganrog that belongs to Chekhovs family will be turned into a museum.
--27-01-2013--
Catherine Palace In Tsarskoe Selo in Petersburg Extends Opening Hours
Catherine Palace in one of St. Petersburg historic environs, Tsarskoe Selo, extends opening hours till 9pm on Mondays.
--17-01-2013--
Murom Historical and Art Museum is On the Verge of Collapse
The unique collections of paintings and ancient art of Murom Historical and Art Museum are under the threat of disappearance. The museum cannot receive visitors in the halls with the leaking roofs.
--02-01-2013--
A Central Tourist Point Opens At Plyos, Ivanovo Region
At Sobornaya Gora, the main tourist attraction at Plyos in Ivanovo Region, there is now a central tourist point with exhibitions and a regular museum exposition.
--24-11-2012--
Ernst Neizvestny Museum Opens In Yekaterinburg
The first museum of the Russian sculptor Ernst Neizvestny will appear in Yekaterinburg, the artist's native city.
--15-11-2012--
Tretyakov Gallery Extends Opening Hours
The State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow will be open for visitors till 9.00 pm on Thursdays and Fridays, according to the gallery's website.
--30-10-2012--
"Free Fridays" Attract Tourists to Novgorod Museums
Two years running, the State Museum of Veliky Novgorod welcomes tourists to see some exhibition places within the museum complex for free on Fridays
--03-09-2012--
Coffins Were Sold in Museum Reserve Old Sarepta
The memorial estate Old Sarepta located in the south of Volgograd has long been included into the official List of Historical and Cultural Heritage Sites of Federal (all-Russian) Value.
--29-08-2012--
Ernst Neizvestny Museum to Appear in Yekaterinburg
Museum of the famous Russian sculptor Ernst Neizvestny will be opened in Yekaterinburg on October 1, 2012.
--01-08-2012--
An Open-Air Museum of Miniature Temples Comes to Adygea Republic
An open-air museum of miniature copies of world's best-known temples and cathedrals will welcomes its first visitors in autumn. This is the plan to attract tourists to Maykop, the centre of Adygea Republic in the Russian Caucasus.
--23-07-2012--
Museum of Ancient Irons Opens in Veliky Novgorod
The second museum of all kinds of irons is opened in Russia. The first one was created in 2002 in Pereslavl-Zalesky. The new museum is located in the city of Veliky Novgorod.
--23-07-2012--
Museum of Underwater Archeology to Open in Veliky Novgorod
Visit the city of Veliky Novgorod in September 2012 and you will manage to become one of the first visitors of the Museum of Underwater Archeology.
--10-07-2012--
Ponder on Idyll and Gloom of Soviet Life in Russian Museum
The Russian Museum has opened the exhibition Realism in Russian art of the second half of the 20th century.
--09-07-2012--
Hermitage Welcomes to Tilos: The Journey Beyond Life
The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg has opened the exhibition Tilos. The Journey Beyond Life. Rituals and funerary traditions in Bahrain.1st century B.C. - 3rd century A.D.
--09-07-2012--
New Jerusalem to Become Major Exhibition Venue of Moscow Region
The new building of the museum complex New Jerusalem will turn into the main exhibition centre of the Moscow Region.
--23-06-2012--
Ivan Goncharov Museum Opens in Ulyanovsk
On Monday, June 18, the historical and memorial museum of the outstanding Russian writer Ivan Goncharov (1812-1871) has been opened in Ulyanovsk.
--18-06-2012--
Back to Childhood in Moscow Industrial Culture Museum
The unique collection of amazing things from the past can be seen in the Museum of Industrial Culture in Moscow.
--18-06-2012--
Paustovsky House Museum Opens in Tarusa
The Tarusa town in the Kaluga Region is harbouring the house, where the Russian writer Konstantin Paustovsky (1892-1968) spent every summer from 1955 till his death in 1968.
--05-06-2012--
Unique Museum of Thimbles Opens in Kopeisk
Museum of Thimbles has opened in Kopeisk town of the Chelyabinsk Region.
--23-05-2012--
Pharmacy Museum Opens in Altai
Museum "Mountain Pharmacy" dedicated to the history of development of chemist's business in Altai has opened in Barnaul.
--22-05-2012--
Observatory and Sky Park Opened in Moscow Planetarium
The Observatory and the Sky Park reopened in Moscow Planetarium after a break for the autumn-winter period. Visitors are welcomed to visit a unique complex, which allows to study astronomy.
--10-05-2012--
Artillery Museum Opens in Perm
The Artillery Museum recently opened in the city of Perm is based on the well-know open-air museum of Motovilikhs Factories.
--07-05-2012--
Illegal Construction Carried out in Arkhangelskoye Estate
A modern building is planned to be erected at the territory of the Arkhangelskoye memorial estate in Moscow.
--25-04-2012--
Open-Air Architecture Museum to Appear in Ufa
A republican historical and cultural museum of wooden architecture may appear in Ufa.
--17-04-2012--
Unique Museum of Jack-Planes to Appear in Krasnoyarsk Region
Authorities of Yeniseisk town in the Krasnoyarsk Region intend to open Russia's first ever museum of jack-planes.
--14-04-2012--
New Jerusalem to Receive 500 Visitors Simultaneously
The new building of the Historical-Architectural and Art Museum "New Jerusalem" in Moscow will have the capacity of accommodating 500 visitors at once.
--14-04-2012--
Second Museum to Sergei Yesenin Opened in Voronezh
Sergei Yesenin had never been to Voronezh and could hardly assume that his museum would once appear there.
--28-03-2012--
The Altai Princess Welcomes Tourists
The National Museum of the Altai Republic has started a large-scale reconstruction, after which tourists will see the Altai Princess.
--20-03-2012--
New Museum of Weapon Opens in Tula
In Tula the State Museum of Weapon that was under construction for 12 years has been opened in Tula.
--06-03-2012--
House Museum of Bulat Okudzhava in Peredelkino Returned to the State
The House Museum of the famous Russian poet, man of the sixties Bulat Okudzhava situated in Peredelkino near Moscow has been transferred to federal property again.
--05-03-2012--
Museum of History of Chinese Communist Party to Appear in Moscow Region
The Museum of History of the Communist Party of China will probably appear in the Moscow region. This new landmark will be located in the settlement of Pervomaiskoye of Naro-Fominsk district.
--01-03-2012--
Residence of Baba Yaga to Appear in Udmurtia
The construction of the house of Baba Yaga, a famous Russian folk character, has already started in Grakhovsky district of Udmurtia. The residence will include two huts, which can spin in the place like in Russian fairy tales.
--24-02-2012--
Museum of Patriotic War of 1812 to Open in Moscow
The Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812 (a branch of the State Historical Museum) will appear in Moscow in the beginning of September. The opening of the museum is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
--24-02-2012--
Cossack Village to Appear in Rostov Region
A new open-air museum, which recreates the culture and life in the Cossack village, will appear in Tsimlyansky district of the Rostov region by 2016.
--22-02-2012--
Residence of Mammoth to Appear in Komi Republic
A new historical and cultural complex will appear in Pechorsky district of the Komi Republic. It will be located next to the Byzovaya village, known as ancient Paleolithic site with burials of mammoths in the north of the European part of Russia.
--16-02-2012--
Museum of Unusual Travels Appeared in Yaroslavl
The Museum of unusual travels has appeared on the territory of the Children's Railway in Yaroslavl. Now, guests can not only ride a train, but also visit railway stations of the past centuries.
--15-02-2012--
New Samovar Museum to Appear near Tula
A museum building for Michael Borschevs private antiquarian collection of samovars will be constructed near Tula. The collection comprises more than 500 exhibits.
--15-02-2012--
Museum of Folk Arts Opens in Tula
Tula has got a new interesting and extensive exposition, which has been housed inside the Tula Kremlin, in the restored building of the former power station.
--27-01-2012--
Garbage Museum to be Created in Bashkiria
Activists of ecological movements of Bashkiria Republic have announced creation of a republican museum of interesting and dangerous finds from garbage.
--26-01-2012--
Museum of Local Lore Burned Down in Chelyabinsk Region
Museum of Local Lore in Ostrolensky Settlement of Nagaybaksky District of the Chelyabinsk Region has burned down. Both the museum premises and exhibits have suffered from fire.
--16-01-2012--
Single Tickets for Museums and Theatres to Appear in Moscow
The Department of Culture of Moscow is going to introduce single tickets for visiting museums and theatres. The innovation will help to set a fixed price and to simplify the purchase of tickets.
--13-01-2012--
Gold Museum to Appear in the Urals Region
The museum of gold and platinum industry, that was closed for renovation, will start to receive tourists in summer of 2012. It is located in Berezovsky town of the Sverdlovsk region.
--10-01-2012--
New Football Museum to Appear in Samara in March
Samara Football Museum will not only be preserved but will also receive a new status and a new premise.
--05-01-2012--
Dinosaurs Park to Appear in the Kirov Region
A park of dinosaurs is planned to be created in the city of Kotelnich of the Kirov Region this year.
--05-01-2012--
Exhibition on Wheels Opens in Petersburg
A unique train has arrived at the Baltiyski railway station in Saint Petersburg to become a real exhibition centre.
--05-01-2012--
Yekaterina Savinova Museum Opens in Altay Territory
The museum of actress Yekaterina Savinova, who is mostly known to viewers with her role of Frosya Burlakova in the comedy Come Tomorrow (1963), has been opened in her native village Eltsovka of the Altay Territory.
--30-12-2011--
Yuri Nikulin's House Museum Opens in Smolensk Region
Yuri Nikulin's House Museum has opened in his native place, Demidov District of the Smolensk Region.
--29-12-2011--
Cinema Museum to be Found in Lenfilm Studio
Museum of Lenfilm the oldest Russian film studio will be opened in St. Petersburg.
--26-12-2011--
Ice Land Museum Appeared in St. Petersburg
The Museum of Ice was opened in St. Petersburg last week. Visitors can see fairy-tale characters and fantastic creatures made of ice.
--20-12-2011--
Bryansk Crystal-Glass Museum Again Receives Tourists
The Museum of Crystal-Glass in Bryansk has opened its doors after renovation. The museum was built in 1976 and the current reconstruction, estimated at 11 million rubles, is the first in the history.
--30-11-2011--
Currant Museum to Appear in Kaliningrad Region
The museum of currant will appear in Polessky area of Kaliningrad Region. It aims to develop agritourism in the country.
--25-11-2011--
Tea Museum Opened in Sochi
The museum of tea history has appeared not far from Sochi, in the village Ych-Dere. It consists of three expositions, telling about the most northern tea in the world.
--14-11-2011--
Tuvan Burial Mounds to Become a Tourist Complex
Tuva authorities plan to build one of the largest museum and tourist complexes in Siberia. It will be located in the "Valley of Kings" - the burial place of the Scythian period.
--14-11-2011--
Coal Mine Museum to Appear in Kuzbass
The Kemerovo region will present a number of innovations, including the first museum, located in a coal mine.
--11-11-2011--
Museum to be Built on Kulikovo Field
New museum complex will appear on the territory of the legendary Kulikovo Field in Tula region. The project includes exhibition halls, an observation desk and a spacious conference room with state-of-the-art multimedia equipment.
--10-11-2011--
New Gulag Museum to Open in Moscow
A new cultural center dedicated to the victims of the Soviet labor camps and prisons for those with wrong political views will open in Moscow.
--08-11-2011--
Moscow Museums Free to Visit During Winter Holidays
Moscow museums will offer free access during the New Year's holidays and every third Sunday of the month. The authorities have presented the list of available attractions.
--08-11-2011--
The Harem Pool by Jean-Leon Gerome Is Exhibited at the Hermitage
The admirers of the 19th c. French painter Jean-Leon Gerome may see several of his works on display at the Hermitage - including an ill-fated yet sensual Harem Pool.
--03-11-2011--
First Underground Museum to Appear in Moscow
The first subterranean museum can be opened in Moscow metro. It is expected to appear on the territory of the new station Volkhonka, near the Pushkin Museum.
--31-10-2011--
The Art of Watchmaking Exhibition to Be Held in Moscow
Moscow is preparing to open a unique exhibition - 500 Years' history of the European watch. The exhibiton will take place at the Armoury Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin on 20 October.
--18-10-2011--
Scandalous Performances to Be Seen in Moscow
In October, a major retrospective by the New-York perfomance artist of Serbian origin, Marina Abramovic, opened its doors to public in the Moscow's Garage Center for Contemporary Culture.
--18-10-2011--
The Polytechnic Museum to be Reconstructed by a Japanese
On Friday, the creator of the future face of the Polytechnic Museum in Moscow was decided during a final tour of the tender. Japans Junya Ishigami has been given the opportunity to bring to life his green renovation plan.
--17-10-2011--
Exhibition "Russians in China" Opens at the State Orient Museum in Moscow
"Russians in China" exhibition at the State Orient Museum in Moscow (October 13, 2011 - January 2, 2012) traces the history of Russian emigration in China. In collaboration with the Fashion Historian and Costume and Set Designer, Alexander Vassiliev.
--12-10-2011--
Museum of Fairy-tale Artifacts to Open in Kirov
An interactive Museum of fairy-tale artifacts will open in Kirov, its visitors will be able to touch, wear and test all the exhibits.
--12-10-2011--
Tver Region Continues the Tradition of Unusual Museums
The Museum of Pike has been opened not far from Tver. It is dedicated to Emelya a character from Russian folk tale.
--04-10-2011--
Soviet Sweets Can Be Tasted in the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia
Sweet exhibition dedicated to Soviet confectionery has been opened in Moscow. Candies and cakes produced by famous factories could be bought in the museum working also as a patisserie.
--30-09-2011--
Intermuseum Depository to Appear in Yekaterinburg
Culture Department of the city administration of Yekaterinburg has presented an updated version of the strategic project titled Museum Complex Yekaterinburg.
--29-09-2011--
Djanna Tutundjan Museum to Appear in Vologda
A personal exhibition of the Peoples Artist of Russia Djanna Tutundjan has been opened in Vologda.
--29-09-2011--
Tourists Are Welcomed to Visit the House of Baba Yaga
An unusual museum appeared in Kalyazin - a witch from Russian tales Baba Yaga has been given the whole residence. It is not the only odd tourist attraction in Tver region. The Goat Museum, the Bee Museum and the Raspberry Museum are among them.
--22-09-2011--
Napoleons Log Hut to be Reconstructed in Smolensk
A log hut, in which Napoleon stayed during a retreat in the Patriotic War of 1812, will be reconstructed in Smolensk.
--15-09-2011--
Poiret - King of Fashion - Exhibited in Moscow Kremlin
Unique exhibition Poiret - the King of Fashion dedicated to the creativity of the outstanding French fashion designer Paul Poiret starts in the Museums of the Moscow Kremlin.
--08-09-2011--
Penza One-Painting Museum is in Top Three World Museums
Myasnikov Museum of One Painting in Penza has joined the top three of the best museums of the world.
--30-08-2011--
Astrakhan to Tell Tourists about Watermelons
Astrakhan State Culture Preserve Museum opens the tourism rout named "The Generosity of Astrakhan lands", which will tell tourists about watermelon's cultivation.
--15-08-2011--
Unique Museum to Appear in Chelyabinsk Region
A project of world significance is being implemented on Turgoyak Lake in Miass. Soon there will be Museum of Megaliths of the Island of Vera (Belief), which already attracts thousands of tourists from every corner of the globe.
--11-08-2011--
Gherman Titov Memorial Museum Opens in Altay Territory
A memorial museum of the well-known spaceman Gherman Stepanovich Titov (1935-2000) has been opened in Polkovnikovo Village of the Altay Territory.
--08-08-2011--
Russian Museum Exhibits Folk Art
Exhibition Outstanding collectors of folk artz has opened in Benua's Building of the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.
--28-07-2011--
Museum of Household Effects Opened in Nizhniy Novgorod Region
The Museum of Household Effects displaying household items of Russia of the late 19th - early 20th centuries has been opened in Gorodets town of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region.
--25-07-2011--
Monument to Balalaika to Appear in Tver Region
A monument to the balalaika will be set up in Bezhetsk town of the Tver Region, the regional tourism committee has reported today.
--25-07-2011--
Archeology Museum to be Created in Vologda
The idea of opening Archeology Museum in Vologda was aired during the opening of the archeological exhibition Vologda in the Mirror of the Middle Ages.
--21-07-2011--
Finno-Ugric Ethnopark Opens in Komi Republic
Finno-Ugric Ethnographic Park is planned to be opened in the ancient Settlement of Ib in Komi Republic.
--04-07-2011--
Clock Museum to Appear in Ulyanovsk
In honor of the upcoming 200th anniversary since the birth of Russian writer Ivan Goncharov a museum-exposition will be created in his native town of Ulyanovsk (formerly Simbirsk).
--30-06-2011--
Saw and Axe Museum Opens in Yaroslavl Region
Saw and Axe Museum has been opened in Semenovsky Village, Pervomaisky District of Yaroslavl Region.
--29-06-2011--
Museums of Novgorod the Grest to be free on Fridays
Golden Ring city Novgorod the Great is carrying out a project designed to draw the people's attention to local museums. Since July,1, entrance to one of Novgorod numerous museums will be free on Fridays.
--21-06-2011--
Museum of Wooden Spoon to Appear in Nizhniy Novgorod Region
An original museum-workshop of the wooden spoon and folk household will be created in Semenov Town of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region.
--20-06-2011--
Königsberg Museum was the Largest in the Baltic
Vladimir Kulakov has found out that before the end of World War Two the antiquarium was placed in the Royal Castle and totaled more than half a million exhibits.
--17-06-2011--
Open-air Museums to Appear in Novosibirsk Region
Authorities intend to establish a network of historical and cultural reserves and historical museum complexes in the Novosibirsk Region.
--17-06-2011--
Museum of Russian Shipbuilding History Opens in Kaliningrad
Historical and cultural center Ship Revival opens inside the restored Friedrichsburger Gate a mid 19th century architecture monument of federal value.
--30-05-2011--
Socialist Life Museum to Appear in Center of Kazan
Museum of Socialist Life may appear in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan.
--26-05-2011--





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