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Museum of Russian Art

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Address: Tereschenkivs_ka 9, Kiev, Ukraine
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An interesting Museum showing Russian Art

I went here for the first time of my last visit to Kiev. I an not a big art buff!! But I did enjoy seeing all the Russian art on display here. Some of the staff was also very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for the first time of my last visit to Kiev. I an not a big art buff!! But I did enjoy seeing all the Russian art on display here. Some of the staff was also very helpful to explain some of the history of the art and the painters!! You can enjoy most everything there in around... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

A great opportunity to see some really fine Russian icons and paintings. Don't be put off by the dimly lit early rooms with indifferent portraits. Mid to late 19th century rooms are brightly lit with some outstanding art. Memorable for us were Shishkin's woodland landscapes, the amazing range of Ге ... portraiture, landscape and historic drama ... Repin's distinctive Golgotha... More 

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jef-ind
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you are interested in and know something about Russian art, particularly of the 19th-20th centuries, this is a great place to see. It pales, of course, next to the Tret'iakov or the Russian Museum, but it is a nice introduction with some fine pieces. Most of it belonged to the family that lived in this mansion before the Revolution.... More 

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Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

difficult to find (near the Taras Shevchenko Park) and few strange rules inside, but it's worth to visit, especially if you like Russian art of 19-20 th century. Opened only 3 days a week, check before you want to go.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Visited Kiev National Museum of Russian Art on 22 July 2015. This place is closed on Mondays and Thursdays and is located on a street across park from Taras Shevchenko University. Like many such museums in Kiev, you have to know where you are going to find it. I am a fan of Ivan Shishkin and if there had been... More 

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I liked this museum. But they need to get rid of the babuskas here. One told me I had to take off my backpack and carry it! How is that going to keep me from stealing something? Wouldn't it be more difficult to put a painting in my bag when it's on my back, as opposed to carrying it? In... More 

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Krimpen aan de Lek
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

It was not the old,dusty museum, I expected to see. Ok, its an old building, nothing seems to have changed in the last 20 years. But Russian paintings, especially those from the 19th and first half 20 th century are soooo beautiful. Search and discover Repin, Lebitan, Polonov and many others, whose names I forgot. Realistic and romantic, I love... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

We paid 30 UAH for adults and 10 UAH for students (8 UAH per U.S. dollar). This museum is across from a park. It was so hot and stuffy inside the museum and it wasn't a hot day outside. I don't see how these century plus old paintings are going to last in the continual heat. There were no English... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

Sadly, this collection of some quite interesting paintings and other items is in a very poor state! There is no air conditioning so it is obvious that the paintings in particular are suffering from exposure to extremes of temperature rather being in a temperature controlled building. Not a smile could be raised from any of the staff and there are... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

We were treated terribly at this museum. I have been to numerous museums around Europe (the Louvre in Paris, the Prado in Madrid, and many others sprinkled throughout Italy) and I have never been treated in such a rude and pedantic manner. Sure the pictures were nice, but the behavior of the staff absolutely ruined my afternoon. I am willing... More 

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