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So enjoyed the time that we spent in this museum. Russia consists of a vast number of diverse people. Here, they are shown living life - working, getting married, having children, etc. The costumes are absolutely beautiful!
While in Russia I wanted to learn as much about the Jewish people and how they lived in Russia. There is very little to be found. There was an entire area devoted to the Jews of Russia here. We had a private guide who was...More
This museum provides a good sampling of regional cultures from all over Russia. My enjoyment was hampered by the usual lack of English labels in most galleries. Still, I was able to compare house designs and costumes from different areas of the country. Don't miss...More
A beautiful building containing folk art from around Russia. There is limited signage in English but I did not find this a problem. I wanted to see the folk art and admire its design and craftsmanship. I did not have any problem getting close to...More
This museum is just fantastic! Very well curated, offering insight into the many, many ethnicities that make up Russia. English signage is excellent-no, it may not be a translation of all the Russian, but it’s not only on information plaques, but also on the glass....More
There was a lot of information and many costumes on display in this museum, however the English translations were quite limited in places, so it was difficult to get much out of the experience. Where there were translations at the start of the rooms, the...More
Grand building next to the even grander Russian museum. 300 roubles entry for foreigners. Some good exhibits showing the culture of the various different peoples, but rather accenting 100 years ago. English was spotty, some rooms fine others I lost track of what I was...More
A must see if you are interested or want to know more about the history and cultures of the people of the Russian and surrounding areas. Incredible detail and info about the different cultures, textiles, buildings and tools of the various tribes and areas. Not...More