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The State Museum of Oriental


Phone: (495) 691-9614, 691-0212, 691-4966 (. )

Address: 119019, Moscow, 12a, Nikitsky Boulevard

Working hours:*

Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M297 - official web page
    The State Museum of Oriental - W1436, official web site www.orientmuseum.ru

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Description:
    The State Museum of Oriental Art is one of the largest cultural educational institutions of the Russian Federation. In 1977 it acquired the status of the research educational institutions of the 1st category and on 18th December 1991 by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation it was attributed to the most valuable objects of the cultural heritage of Russia. The main building of the Museum of Oriental Art known as "The House of Lunins" is located at the centre of Moscow in the limits of the Boulevard Circle. The existing ensemble was built in 1814-1818 years. At different times of its activities the Museum solved different tasks: years of searches of premises, personnel, acquiring of collections, arrangement of exhibitions, excursions, lectures. Now at the State Museum of Oriental Art there are opened and function the permanent expositions of Art of China, Korea, Japan, South-Eastern Asia, the Central Asia and Kazakhstan, the Caucasus, N.K. and S.N. Roerichs` expositions, there are displayed temporary exhibitions of Russian and foreign artists. In 1998 the Museum opened the third turn of the permanent exposition "Art of Tibet", "Art of Buryatiya", "Art of Mongolia and in spring 2001 the fourth turn - "Art of India" and "Art of Iran"


Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall

Next to the museum there are:
    restaurant(s) or caffes


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (495) 691-0341, Fax: (495) 695-4846



Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 30.10.1918

Organisation status:
   Federal

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

Classification:
    Historical,Painting art

Squares:
    permament show rooms 3124,92
    museum's store 2641,12

Employee number:
    333 (curators: 153)

Average visitors per year:
    60 000


Specific departments:
    archive, science library, experts team, restoration dep.

Collections volume:
    148 779, rare collection's items: 88 388



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