The museum was founded in July 12, 1986 on a voluntary basis. Since 1990, the museum is housed in the rebuilt building on the old foundation parochial school, where S.J. Lemeshev studied from 1911 to 1914.
The materials of the first hall of the exposure tell us about childhood and youth of the great artist, about family and also the first educators and teachers. Here you will find family photos, furniture from the Kvashnins house, paintings and wooden utensils, which were made by students and teachers of the school. Exhibits of the 2nd room tell visitors about the years of study at the Moscow Conservatory and Stanislavsky Studio.
At the exposure you will see a piece of dressing room interior with the singer's memorial things, posters, sketches of the scenery, the program of performances, the score of the opera PI Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin", the costume of Lenskiy, beloved hero of the singer. Numerous materials narrate the story of the great live performance of Sergey Yakovlevich at various venues to diverse audiences, illustrate his work on radio and in films