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Тамбовская область
20 Dec

140th Anniversary of Tambov Regional Museum of Local History

Tambov Regional Museum of Local History, one of the oldest in Russia, was founded in 1879 in honor of the 100th anniversary of Tambov governorship. Prominent scholars and public figures of Tambov contributed to the museum: E. D. Naryshkin, S. N. Chicherin, L. A. Voyeykov, etc. At present, the museum has more than 120,000 units of storage.

The year of the 140th anniversary is going to be started with an exclusive exhibition displaying masterpieces of the museum collection including unique editions and documents of the 17th-18th centuries, paintings and drawings, arts and crafts, weapons, ethnographic and archeological findings as well as natural science collections demonstrating originality and genre diversity of the stock collections of the main museum of Tambov.