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Museum of History and Art

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Address: Kremlin, 11, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
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+7 816 277-36-08
10:00 - 18:00
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Located inside the Detinets, this museum contains an excellent collection...

Located inside the Detinets, this museum contains an excellent collection of early icon masterpieces from the 11th to 17th centuries, wood crafts and birch bark manuscripts.

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Huge museum of ancient items for 200 r for foreigners. Exhibits are labelled in English too in some cases. Nice architecture worth seeing too.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge museum of ancient items for 200 r for foreigners. Exhibits are labelled in English too in some cases. Nice architecture worth seeing too.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 507 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Just roaming within and around the Kremlin in Veliky Novgorod we chanced to visit this beautiful Museum of Art and History of great and old russian town, i.e. Novgorod. Here, on the first floor of the museum, we met with the history of Novgorod from the beginnings, that is, 895 A.D. to the nowadays and on the second floor, became... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is the right place to chose if it rains in Veliky Novgorod. You can spend hours to see icons and armory, and to learn about the history of Novgorod and Russia. Free guided tours on weekends at a certain time, unfortunately only in Russian language (but maybe understandable as there are not too much foreigners on the way). Well... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Amazing! really amazing museum with great collections of armory, household items, drawings, birchbark manuscrips (highly interesting and valuable for the linguists, chroniclers, etc), I have never seen such a huge collection - all dedicated to the Region and local tribes, communities and events. There are special hours when you can join the groups for a free excursion with the Historian... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2013

I'm having trouble finding the right place for my review of the history museum that's located inside the Kremlin, as the lead picture that Tripadvisor has posted here is actually of the Museum of Wooden Structures -- which has a separate review. Also, our guide book and the local map we picked up in Novgorod had different names for this... More 

2 Thank Celia D

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