Museum The Provincial City of Kostroma

“The Museum the Provincial City of Kostroma” is the new museum in Kostroma, designed by people who love their city and where its history is remembered. Here visitors can meet this merchant from Kostroma, to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of a provincial city, and see their fame across the country from the Kostroma Commercial Gallery.

To date, Kostroma may be the only complex in Russia, which, first, has maintained a number of historic stone buildings, and secondly, still fulfills its intended purpose; Here are the pavilions of existing commercials.

“The Provincial City of Kostroma” is located in the historical ranks of the pettiness shop of the mid-19th century. All the museum’s first guests notice the special arrangement of the rooms, ceiling height and Brick factory.

At the permanent exhibition “Kostroma Trade” visitors to the museum will learn all about trade in the 19th century: What was the name of the famous merchants in Kostroma?, who were selling to stay stiff enough at that time of competition?, which Marketing and advertising courses are applied and how did these techniques work? The exhibition features the private collection of glass, the first postcards, travel guides, business card holders, glass cutters, pharmaceuticals and other interesting details.

The second exhibition of the museum is interactive, and is called “Voiced Witness of History.” Here visitors can learn about the history of the famous Kostroma bell Serapion Zabenkina and the destination of the temples of Kostroma. In the same room you can see a unique collection of royal apricot, lafetchikov-shaped bottles, as well as more than 300 different podduzhnyh bells.

The first floor of the museum has an interactive room. This new product of the museum is not peculiar in the representations that apparently do not appear in other museums. In this room, in addition to the old interior of things, you can see the exhibition and sale of potters of Kostroma, painters, and masters. Among the gifts presented here, you will find the book of Kostroma, linen products, wood, metal, gift baskets of candy from the Kostroma pastry shop and much more. The highlight of the room is a luxury turochny drink from the best barista in Kostroma.

The cost for visiting the exhibition is 100 RUB, 50 RUB grace tickets (for students and retirees). Children under 7 are admitted to the museum for free. If you are in a group the cost of the exhibition is 300 RUB per group. In addition, the “provincial cities” will have photobilet acts for which they will have to pay 150 RUB per group.

Practical information

Museum address: Kostroma, building “D” (in front of the temple of Christ the Savior).
Working hours: The exhibition is open daily, from 11:00 to 18:00, the interactive room from 09:00 to 18:00 (Friday until 20:00).

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