The state Museum of East, Moscow

The state Museum of East, Moscow

  • Country: Russia
  • City: Moscow
  • Address: Nikitsky Boulevard, 12A

The state Museum of Oriental was organized in 1918, and it means that very soon it will celebrate its centenary. Today it is located in the famous “House Lukinyh” and is always ready to offer its visitors an exciting meeting with the art of Japan and China, Iran and India, countries in Southeast and Central Asia, the Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Kazakhstan, etc.

Special attention is paid to the works of outstanding scientists, researchers and artists, Nicholas and Svetoslav Roerich. There is even a scientific memorial Cabinet of the Roerichs, where meetings are held with the “religovedenie” coming to Moscow from different corners of the Earth. At the Museum of art of peoples of the East permanent exhibitions of works of Russian and foreign artists. However, this does not mean that the exhibition at the Museum reigns strictly defined theme. In the Museum of the East in one day is almost always possible to see the diverse cultural characteristics of a number of countries, making it unique and very attractive for visitors.

From its inception, one of the activities of the Museum was a great scientific work, which consisted in organizing and conducting various archaeological expeditions in the Caucasus and in Central Asia. But only the collection and storage of collected works of art here not do: many relics have to be recovered and restored, explore and learn. In fact, the Oriental Museum is a research Institute, having in its composition two thirty doctors and candidates of Sciences.

Much attention at the State Museum of Oriental art given to educational activities that also distinguishes it from a number of peer institutions. Here very actively functioning in the lecture hall, which regularly read unique lectures, many of which overlap with the curricula for history, geography, history, culture. These lectures allow you to fill a serious shortage of materials related to the study of the countries of the East, which, unfortunately, is available today to the school and University programs. If you wish, you can also visit different clubs and studios, as well as various film screenings, which are regularly arranged in the Museum. The art room is open to any adult and child, regardless of the level of initial training. In the Museum at any day to join Yoga classes, to get acquainted with the peculiarities of tea ceremony and do other interesting things.

By the way, in addition to its Central office, the State Museum of the East has its North Caucasian branch, which is located in the city of Maykop.

If you are interested in the art of the East in all its splendid variety – come to us! We are confident that each of you will get an unforgettable experience and the joy of communication with the beautiful, which is so rare nowadays in our daily life!

Hours of operation:

MON output
11:00-20:00, admission until 19:30
12:00-21:00, admission until 20:30

For inquiries – 8 495 691-02-12
The excursion – 8 495 691-82-19

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