From 23 January 1831 to 15 May 1831 Pushkin has been renting a flat in the Arbat house which belonged to the noble family Hitrovo. It is here he brought his young wife N.N. Pushkin on 18 February 1831 after the wedding ceremony.
The museum "Pushkin memorial flat on Arbat" was opened on 18 February 1986. The exposition occupies the whole 2 floors of the old Arbat house. The halls of the first floor are dedicated to the topic "Pushkin and Moscow". The second floor is occupied by the memorial Pushkin chambers.
Today Pushkin house on Arbat is one of the most outstanding cultural centres of the capital. Great musicians, singers, actors are performing in the big Pushkin drawing room