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Articles:: Museums Elabuga

Elabuga local history complex

Local history complex of Elabuga State Historical-Architectural and Artitsic Museum-Reserve was opened in August 2007 during the celebration of Elabuga 1000 years. The complex has combined museum projects of various topics in it: here expositions of the Museum of city’s history,

House-museum of I.I. Shishkin

The house-museum of I.I. Shishkin is the country's only museum dedicated to the famous landscape painter. Visitors get into the atmosphere of Russian merchants’ everyday life of XIX century, where Shishkin passed his childhood and youth. Exposition of the museum consists of two sections – memorial section and art gallery – and occupies two floors. On the second floor there is a room of the artist and his workshop.

Memorial complex of Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

The square of M.I. Tsvetaeva, Literary Museum, the House of Memory, Library of Silver Age, the Church of the Protection of the Mother of God, the museum "Portomoynya”, cafe and protected zone of Petropavlovskoe cemetery with the grave of the poet – those are the objects of the world's only memorial complex of Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva.

Museum of district medicine of V.M. Bekhterev

Museum of district medicine of V.M. Bekhterev functions as part of Elabuga State Museum-Reserve since June 29, 2007. The museum is located in one of the buildings of the former zemstvo (district) hospital, built in 1881 by merchant A. Baranov. The building is an architectural monument of local importance.

Museum of Elabuga merchants

There is a small one-storey red brick building, part of architectural ensemble of the university court in the courtyard of the main building of Elabuga state teachers training university. On June 11, 2006 in this building after capital repair works museum of Elabuga-Russian merchants was opened, and it has no analogs in the country.

Museum-estate of N. Durova

Many people, if not everyone, saw the movie "Hussar ballad", where the protagonist is a cavalry-girl. Just Nadezhda Andreevna Durova is her prototype – a woman of amazing destiny, the heroine of the Patriotic War of 1812, the orderly of Field Marshal M.I. Kutuzov, the first Russian woman-officer and one of the most talented writers of her time.