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A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum

Phone: (495) 953-4470

Address: 115054, Moscow,

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    A.A.Bakhrushin State Central Museum keeps a unique collection of theatre relics of Russia. Here one may see the history of all kinds and genres of theatre art from the beginning to recent times. Almost 1,5 million exhibits are stored in the reserves of the Museum: they are archives of theatre personalities, portraits of eminent actors, singers, producers, dramatists, ballet-masters, dancers, composers, painters; costumes, personal belongings and properties; set designs and sketches made by great masters of scenery; posters and programmes, photographs of artists and performances, rare books devoted to theatre art, video and cinematographic documents, articles of the theatre daily life.

    Aleksey Aleksandrovich Bakhrushin, who collected all these precious treasures, was born in a merchant family. In the 1890s A.A.Bakhrushin started gathering his theatre collection and this became his main occupation.

    A.A.Bakhrushin Theatre Museum, the largest collection of monuments of theatre art, is well-known all over the world. Its exhibitions are organized in our country and abroad

Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall

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

for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (495) 953-4848, Fax: (495) 953-5448

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 29.10.1894

Organisation status:

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific


    permament show rooms 529,72
    temporary exhibitions 204,142
    museum's store 14312
    museum's parks 0,7965

Employee number:
    201 (curators: 83)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:
    archive, science library, restoration dep.

Collections volume:
    1 449 993, rare collection's items: 1 308 946

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