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Taganrog state literatural and historycal-architectural reserve museum

Cultural tourism in Russia > Rostov region > Taganrog state literatural and historycal-architectural reserve museum

Taganrog state literatural and historycal-architectural reserve museum

Taganrog is a museum city. Founded in 1698 by Peter I, the city preserved historical places, related to his name. Taganrog is the homeland of A P. Chekov. His literary and social activities are inseparable from the city. There are several Chekhov's museums in the city: memorial house of A P. Chekhov, A P. Chekhov Literary Museum, "Chekhov's' Shop". Their exhibits include real personal things of the writer, his literary works, his library.

The basis of museum collection is formed by funds of well-known historical personalities. The Museum keeps unique real things, which used to belong to Alexander I, poet N. V. Kukolnik, compiler of Russian heraldry A B. Lakier, circus artist A A Durov, actress F. G. Ranevskaya. children's writer I. D. Vasilenko.

Museum funds contain also collection of rare books of the XV-XX centuries, collection of decorative and applied arts, china, and furniture.

Alferaki Palace is a pearl of city architecture housing at present the Museum of local lore studies.

City surrounded by sea from three sides is characterized by perfect climate conditions. The most interesting literary-memorial and historical-architectural complex attracts annually more and more tourists from Russia, distant and nearest foreign countries.

Contact us:
Tel: +7 (86344) 6-40-33
Oktyabrskaya str., 9, Taganrog, Russia

 
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