The Volga embankment in Yaroslavl is rich in museums, these treasures keep the memory of the past alive. One of them was the Yaroslavl History Municipal Museum, which opened on the initiative of VV Volonchunas who was mayor by that time. For exhibitions, the old two-storey mansion of an honorary citizen of Yaroslavl, the merchant V. which was built at the end of the 19th century. It took about a year for the restoration of the facade and the interior of it, as a result of that, a new Museum of Yaroslavl had been born, which opened its doors to the public in May 1998. The museum pieces took their places in the Historic interiors. Incredible and harmoniously you can see the millennial history of Yaroslavl, embodied in the artifacts collected, between the old walls, the wide stairs and the bright rooms of the state with stucco.
The exhibition of the Yaroslavl History Museum
The exhibition space of the museum is full of exhibits that demonstrate the importance of the city throughout the country and the role of men in the history of the city. From one room to another, visitors are introduced to the archaeological findings, taking into account icons with portraits of ancient princes where they study the collection of ancient weapons, coins, household items. A selection of photos of public figures dedicated to the city, politicians, workers of culture, private collection contains photographs overlooking the most picturesque corners of the city. A relatively new form of exhibition, the theme “From the history of Yaroslavl medicine” would be of interest not only for specialists in this field. In three rooms of the exhibition, the development of the medicine of magicians and healers of modern academies is described, which represented a team and doctor’s offices of the 19th and 20th century.
If you did not pay attention to Yaroslavl’s recent stories, the exhibitions in the corridors are made with a loudspeaker with themes such as “Yaroslavl’s international relations”, “the famous Yaroslavl”, “The eyes of Yaroslavl artists” What is lived and breathed in a modern city.
The Yaroslavl Historical Museum has several rooms. On Liberty City Street is found the exhibition hall called NA Nuzhina. The Tchaikovsky Museum is also home to the works of the poet Maxim Bogdanovich, and next to it there is an art gallery with the name “House of the Muses” “.
In 2008, the Yaroslavl History Museum celebrated its tenth anniversary. In that anniversary year, it became the Russia´s winner in the “Intermuseum” festival.