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    Nizhny Novgorod:   Museums

Russian Applied Arts Museum (Samovars) The citys first private museum, it gives a glimpse into the life of Russians in the 18-20th centuries stunning visitors by ancient irons, lamps, locks and furniture.read more>

Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Str., 70
tel.: (8312) 337332

Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin It still looks like a fortress, with unassailable walls 2,045m long. It was from here that the voluntary national troops marched to fight Polish invaders who had captured Moscow during the Trouble Times.read more>

Minin Sq., Dmitriyevskaya Tower Exhibition Hall
tel.: (8312) 390858, 390018

Museum Of Architecture and Life of Indigenous People It is located in the citys green area, with bird chirruping among the traditional Russian huts adorned with nice carving and filled with old whatnot.read more>

Gorbatovskaya Str., 41
tel.: (8312) 651598, (8312) 197661

Steam Trains, Open-Air Museum A spectacular show of 14 cargo and passenger trains on display in one of Russias two train museumsread more>

Klubnaya Str., 5
Tel.: (8312) 487254

Museum Of Nizhny Novgorod Intelligentsia The house was built in 1833 and retains the interior and charm of the average 19th century member of the intelligentsia. read more>

Gorky Str., 127
tel.: (8312) 339685, 380858

Pushkin State Literary Museum and Nature Reserve Harboured in a village which proved prolific for the greatest Russian poet, it boasts a stone church and a grove where he is said to have strolled. Nearby lies a four star hotel.read more>

Bolshoye Boldino, Pushkinskaya Str., 144
tel.: (83138) 23350, 23377, 22952, 22759

Russky Vek, Art Gallery Hurry up to arrive in time for its tenth anniversary. More than a hundred professional painters helped organize some 250 exhibitions of modern painting, graphics, sculpture and decorative art.read more>

Minin Sq., 2/2
tel.: (8312) 391223, (8312) 331545
e-mail: info@russkij-vek.ru

Sakharov Museum This is where the inventor of the hydrogen bomb and human rights champion spent his seven hardest years in exile and isolation.read more>

Gagarin Str., 214/3
tel.: (8312) 668623, (8312) 668623

State Russian Photography Museum First of its kind in Russia, it boasts 120,000 items, including old cameras and pictures made by the founders of art and publicist photography as long as 150 years ago. read more>

Piskunov Str., 9
tel.: (8312) 194743, 342523, 194743
e-mail: M1641@mail.museum.ru
site: www.museum.ru

Gorkys Childhood Museum A beloved stop on the long route along Gorkys life path. Its an illustration to the famous writers autobiographic novel.read more>

Pochtovy Str.,21
site: www.museum.nnov.ru
tel.: (8312) 338589, 341502

Folklore Hall Making people happy, thats the motto of the group of enthusiasts organizing various sorts of traditional festivities.read more>

Krutoy Sidestr., 7
tel.: (8312) 338774

Arts Museum Founded in 1894, it features paintings, graphics, sculpture, decorations done by Nizhny Novgorod artistsread more>

Kremlin, Bld. 3
tel.: (8312) 390855, 391373, 192085
e-mail: art@museum.nnov.ru
site: www.museum.nnov.ru

Emelina Gallery Its a womans dream come true. Emelina toils to picture village life in clay. Three hundred works made over the decade have seen 5 personal exhibitions, including those in Finland and Germanyread more>

Vaneev Str., 1
tel.: (8312) 358438
e-mail: buh@ru.ru

Institute Of Manuscript & Ancient Books A rare place known to the chosen few. Its here you can breathe the air of almost antique books, rapturously listening to lectures.read more>

Ulyanov Str., 31
tel.: (8312) 19-57-15
site: irisk.vvnb.ru

GAZ Cars Museum One of the best technical museums in Russia and visited annually by 11,000 people, it gives an insight into the history of one of the most successful car plants in Russiaread more>

Lenin Avenue, 95
tel.: (8312) 561438

Museum Of Radio Lab The first hall traces back the history of radio and puts on display many items, including the earliest device. The second hall is designed to entertain visitors while the third hall gives presentations on innovation projects and latest achievements. read more>

Verkhne-Volzhskaya Embankment, 5
tel.: (8312) 19-67-55

Museum Of River Fleet Unique in Russia, it offers heaps of rare records, including books and pictures, as well as vessel models. An experienced guide will enlighten you on the history of ship-building in Russiaread more>

Nesterov, 5
tel.: (8312) 19-87-86

Pygmalion Gallery Opened in 1998, it hosts free of charge exhibitions by well-known local artists, like Valery Aleshin, Yevgeny Frolov and others. The trends include neo-expressionism, naturalism, and surrealism. read more>

Bolshaya Pecherskaya 8
tel.: (8312) 19-47-62





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