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State Art Museum of Novgorod Land

Desyatinny Monastyr, 3, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
+7 816 277-42-56
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Excellent Collection

This is well worthwhile, with good displays of rare items from early times. The museum is well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PhilViking
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Well worth seeing

Very nice exhibits of the history of Russia. Bring comfortable shoes and plan to spend time... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Jan G
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Fayetteville, Georgia
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3 weeks ago
“Excellent Collection”
18 Aug 2017
“Well worth seeing”
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Desyatinny Monastyr, 3, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is well worthwhile, with good displays of rare items from early times. The museum is well organized, in historic sequence, and shows items from all time periods, including the neolithic. I enjoyed the Viking era materials, as well as early development of the town...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Very nice exhibits of the history of Russia. Bring comfortable shoes and plan to spend time reading and observing. Worth paying for a tour guide.

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I loved this museum. I learned a lot more about Novgorod that helped me appreciate the city more than I would have just looking at the city walls. The maps and models of the old city were very impressive as well as the hoards of...More

Thank nccarraway
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Icons of early Christianity have been destroyed by war. The Novgorod State Museum had a wealth of early iconography. Icons created by russian and Byzantine artists from the tenth century astonished this tourist. You cannot understand the Russian soul without knowing the Russian icon. The...More

Thank ctsounis
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The Novgorod State Museum’s collection of early Russian painting is unquestionably one of the finest in the world…Highlights from the earliest period (11th to 13th centuries) include ..St. Nicolas of Myra in Lycia (St. Nicholas of Lipno). These are prototypical images of the 14th and...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This museum has a collection of artefacts dating from the earliest times of Novrogod when it was one of the earliest seats of power in Russia. It has a huge collection of icon paintings on a variety of media but very little was in English...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Being in Novgorod, I try to visit this place every time. Standard building with columns and statues inside, the museum always half-empty and ready to open new nuances for those, who like paintings. Having not so much masterpieces, it has remarkable appearance of Russian artists:...More

Thank TBoris
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