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Nikolsk museum of glass and crystal

Phone: (84165) 4-55-24

Address: 442680, Penza region,

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    The collection was founded in 1789 when Nikolsko Bakhmeteff factory as a model room. In 1914 it is mentioned in all documents as a museum. Three generations Bahmetyev and Prince Alexander Dmitrievich Obolensky collected samples of products of the factory, as well as foreign glass (Bohemian, French, English, Polish). After nationalization, and rename the plant in "Red Giant" in 1923, the museum collection is enriched through the efforts of directors of the plant. In recent years, the museum is replenished by gifts from individuals work and the work of artists on the glass at the end of workshops, which are held in Nikolsk since 2006. The museum holds more than 14,000 items. Nicholas Museum - one of the most unique and largest museums in the country. The museum's collection is recognized by art historians as the best collection of glass in Russia

Museum's services:
   museum shop

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    hotels and restaurants

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Administrative phone:
    (84165) 4-55-24, Fax: (84165) 4-55-24

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 1789г.

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

    Historical,Painting art

    permament show rooms 847,5м2
    temporary exhibitions 39,3м2
    museum's store 235,8м2
    museum's parks 0,6га

Employee number:
    13 (curators: 4)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:

Collections volume:
    14618, rare collection's items: 14289

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