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The Art Museum
It is the richest museum out of all Siberian museums. It is based on the gathering
of works of artofV.P. Sukachev, the public figure and city mayor. The museum
keeps collections of ancient Russian and Siberian icons, religious wooden sculptures
of the XVII century, canvases of Russian and West-European artists, rare samples
of the ll-XXth - century Chinese wooden sculpture, articles made of bronze,
lacquer, bone and stone.
Along with the permanent exhibition the museum also arranges temporary displays
of some Irkutsk painters. More frequently they are set up in the museum exhibition
halls in Karl Marx St., 25.
Address: Lenin St., 5 Tel.: 34-01-46, 33-39-73