Exhibits

Moscow Museum of Modern Art on GogolevskyRaw and Boiled (Syroye/ Varyonoye): works by students and graduates of the Baza Institute. Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Gogolevsky, to Aug. 28.

Academy of Arts:

Parallel Spaces (Parallelniye Prostranstva): paintings by Gennady Serov and Natalya Testina, to July 31. Located at 21 Prechistenka. M. Kropotkinskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., Sun. noon to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 495-637-4771, www.rah.ru

Art4.ru:

NEW Inal Savchenkov: expressionist paintings from the 1980s to the 2010s, July 21 to Au. 11.

MT PICK Mikhail Roginsky (1931-2004): scenes from the lives of simple Russians, to July 16.

Online Auction  of works by leading Russian artists. Among lots are works by Ilya Kabakov, Eric Bulatov, Vladimir Veisberg, Komar and Melamid, Oscar Rabin, Oleg Tsekov, Vladimir Nemukhin and others. Located at 4 Khlynovsky Tupik. M. Tverskaya. Noon to 8 p.m. 499-136-5656, art4.ru

ArtStory Gallery:

Charmed by the East (Ocharovanniye Vostokom): avant-garde paintings, graphics and sculptures from the 1920s-30s by Alexander Labas, Mikhail Kurzin, Nikolai Karakhan, Alexander Volkov, Vladimir Favorsky and others, to July 31. Located at 14 Staropimenovsky Pereulok. M. Tverskaya, Mayakovskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495-650-1343, www.art-story.com

Belyayevo Gallery:

Dada: The State Center of Contemporary Art and the Mayakovsky Museum joint show dedicated to the centenary of this European avant-garde art movement,  to July 24. Located at 100 Profsoyuznaya Ul. M. Belyayevo. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon.  499-793-4121, 495-335-8322, www.gallery-belyaevo.ru

CCC Garage:

MT PICK Small Axe: sculptural installations by New York artist Urs Fischer, to Aug. 21. Located at 9 Krymsky Val, in Gorky Park, near Pionersky Prud. M. Oktyabrskaya. Noon to 8:30 p.m. 495-645-0520, garageccc.com

Fashion Museum at Gostiny Dvor:

The Designer Stanislavsky Trusted (Modelyer, Kotoromu Veril Stanislavsky): costumes by Nadezhda Lamanova (1861-1941) from the Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Museum collection, to Aug. 21. Located at 4 Ul. Ilyinka, entrance 1. M. Kitai-Gorod, Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Mon. and Tues. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs. to Sat. noon to 9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 499-270-4261.

Fine Art:

Citation: This exhibit of paintings and photographs is part of the Moscow Biennale for Young Art parallel program, to Aug. 8. Located at 3 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa, Bldg. 10, in the yard of the Pekin restaurant. M. Mayakovskaya. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. noon to 6 p.m., closed Sun. 499-251-7649, www.galleryfineart.ru

Golitsyn Estate:

The House of Impressions (Dom Vpechatleny): 20th- and 21st-century video and media art, to Sept. 30. Located at 14 Ulitsa Volkhonka, Bldg. 5. M. Kropotkinskaya. 1 to 10 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues., ticket office open 1 to 9 p.m. 495-609-9520, www.arts-museum.ru

Historical Museum:

Greek Gold (Grecheskoye Zoloto): decorations and coins from the 6th century BC to the 5th century AD from the museum collection, to July 25.

MT PICK King's Games (Korolevskiye Igry): samples of Western European ceremonial arms and armor from the late Renaissance period from the museum collection, to Oct. 17. Located at 1/2 Red Square. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Ticket office openMon., Wed. Thurs., Sun. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat.. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Tues. 495-692-4019, www.shm.ru

Krasny Oktyabr:

Earth Lab: an exhibition of science, art, and technology experiments addressing the key issues of the modern life on our planet. Participating artists are ART SAT (JP), Sonja Baumel (AT), Massoud Hassani (AF/NL), Cornelia Hesse-Honegger (CH), Dmitry Bulatov and Alexei Chebykin (RU), Julian P. Melchiorri (IT/UK), Kono Michinari ,Takayuki Hoshi , Yasuaki Kakehi (JP), Yulia Glukhova (RU), Ursula Neugebauer (DE), Leo Peschta (AT), Finnbogi Petursson (IS), Marek Straszak (PL) and others. The exhibits also include projects created under the auspices of the European Space Agency and Ars Electronica Linz. The Polytechnic Museum (Moscow) and Ars Electronica Center (Austria) joint project, to Sept. 25. Located on the territory of Bolotny Ostrov across from Christ the Savior Cathedral over the Patriarchy Bridge. M. Kropotkinskaya. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 499-788-6000, www.redok.ru

Krokin Gallery:

NEW Light and Shade (Svetoten): objects and graphics by Nonna Goryunova, Sofia Infante and Darya Konovalova-Infante,  July 15 to Aug. 7. Located at 9 Klimentovsky Pereulok. M. Tretyakovskaya, Novokuznetskaya. By appointment. 8-964-564-0303, www.krokingallery.com

Kultproekt Gallery:

MT PICK About Winter (Pro Zimu): paintings and graphics by Irina Vasilyeva, Konstantin Sutyagin and Alexander Shevchenko, to July 31. 12A 2nd Obydensky Pereulok. Metro Kropotkinskaya. Wed. to Sun. 1 to 8 p.m. 8-962-906-7151, www.kultproekt.ru

Moscow Kremlin Belfry:

Jewels Inspired by Nature. Ilgiz F. (Dragotsennosti Vdokhnovlyonniye Prirodoi): works by jeweler Ilgiz Fazulzyanov, to July 31. Located at the Moscow Kremlin. Borovitsky Gate entrance. M. Borovitskaya. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Thurs. 495-695-4146, www.kreml.ru

Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Gogolevsky:

19/92. From the Beginning: exhibit tells the story of the Free Studios (Svobodniye Masterskiye) School of Contemporary Art, to Sept. 4.

Procrastination: special project of the Moscow Biennale for Young Art, to July 24.

NEW Raw and Boiled (Syroye/ Varyonoye): works by students and graduates of the Baza Institute, to Aug. 28.

The New Blockheads (Tovarishchestvo Noviye Tupiye): retrospective of the activities of this lesser known St. Petersburg art group from the 1900s features documents, photographs, videos, reconstructed objects and installations, to Aug. 28. Located at 10 Gogolevsky Bulvar. Metro Kropotkinskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., ticket office to 7:15 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m., ticket office to 8:15 p.m., closed every third Monday of the month. 495-231-3660, www.mmoma.ru

Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Petrovka:

7th Permanent Collection Display: Contemporary Artists in Dialogue with MMOMA Collection, to Oct. 2. Located at 25 Ulitsa Petrovka. M. Chekhovskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., ticket office to 7:15 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m., ticket office to 8:15 p.m., closed every third Monday of the month. 495-231-3660, www.mmoma.ru

Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Yermolayevsky:

Hyperconnected: a strategic project of the Moscow Biennale for Young Art curated by Joao Laia, to Aug. 14. Located at 17 Yermolayevsky Pereulok. M. Mayakovskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., ticket office to 7:15 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m., ticket office to 8:15 p.m., closed every third Monday of the month. 495-231-3660, www.mmoma.ru

Multimedia Art Museum:

Russian Space  (Russky Kosmos): drawings by pioneer of the astronautic theory Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and works by artists from the Russian avant-garde to the present, to Sept. 4. Located at 16 Ulitsa Ostozhenka. M. Kropotkinskaya. Ticket office open noon to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-637-1100, www.mamm-mdf.ru

Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art:

MT PICK Knight's Move (Khod Konyom): Russian, European, Asian, Latin American and African chess from the 18th to the 21st century, to Oct. 11.

Lace Parade (Kruzhevo Napokaz): Russian and West European lace from the 18th to the present from major Russian museum and private collections, to Nov. 20. Located at 3 Delegatskaya Ulitsa. M. Tsvetnoi Bulvar. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tues. and the last Mon. of the month. 495-609-0146, Thurs. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., www.vmdpni.ru

Museum of Moscow:

Moscow Historians (Moskovovedy): archives of Pyotr Sytin, Pyotr Miller, Boris Zemenkov and Nikolai Chulkov, to Aug. 11. Located at 2 Zubovsky Bulvar, entrance from Ostozhenka. M. Park Kultury. Ticket office open Tues., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat., Sun. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 499-766-4196, www.mosmuseum.ru

Museum of Private Collections:

Ilya Zilbershtein's Collection of Russian and West European painting and graphics from the 16th to the 20th century, to Aug. 28. Located at 10 Ul. Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs.11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-697-1610, www.arts-museum.ru, artprivatecollections.ru

Museum of Russian Impressionism:

Arnold Lakhovsky (1880–1937): retrospective paintings from museum and private collections, to Aug. 27. Located at 15 Leningradsky Prospekt, Bldg. 11. M. Bellorusskaya. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wed. noon to 9 p.m. 985-758-8364, rusimp.su

Nashi Khudozhniki Gallery:

MT PICK 2 Stenberg 2: movie posters by constructivist artists Vladimir Stenberg (1899-1982) and Georgy Stenberg (1900-33), to July 24. Located at 2 Sechenovsky Pereulok. M. Molodyozhnaya. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495-637-2810/52, www.kournikovagallery.ru

New Tretyakov Gallery:

Alexei Sotnikov (1904-89): porcelain sculptures, to Sept. 25.

Contemporary Art: 1960-2000. Restart: new display of contemporary art from the gallery collection, through September in halls 39 to 42.

Mikhail Dronov: retrospective of sculptures from the 1960s to the 2000s, to Sept. 11.

Sergei Gerasimov (1885-1964): watercolors, charcoal and sanguine drawings, to Aug. 21. Located at 10 Krymsky Val. M. Oktyabrskaya, Park Kultury. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. 499-230-7788, 238-1378, 495-951-1362. Excursions 495-953-5223. An Autoline minibus runs from outside the New Tretyakov Gallery to the Tretyakov Gallery at 10/12 Lavrushinsky Pereulok daily at 12:20, 1:20, 2:20, 3:20 and 4:20 p.m., www.tretyakovgallery.ru

New Western Art Gallery:

MT PICK The Congo River. Central African Art from the Musee du Quai Branly collection, to Sept. 4. Located at 14 Ulitsa Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-697-1546, www.arts-museum.ru, www.newpaintart.ru

Oriental Art Museum:

Traditional Culture of Sakha, to July 17. Located at 12 Nikitsky Bulvar. M. Arbatskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. 495-691-9614/0212, www.orientmuseum.ru

Oriental Art Museum at VDNKh:

Contemporary Korean Art in Moscow: paintings, photographs, videos and installations by ten acclaimed Korean artists, to July 31 in Pavilion 13. Located near M. VDNKh. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. 495-544-3400, www.vdnh.ru, 495-691-9614/0212, www.orientmuseum.ru

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts:

MT PICK Leon Bakst (1866-1924): paintings, graphics, photographs, archival documents, rare books and stage costumes by this Russian painter and designer best known for his work for Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, to Sept. 4.

MT PICK Olympia by Eduard Manet from the Musee d'Orsay collection, to July 17. Located at 12 Ulitsa Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-697-9578, www.arts-museum.ru

ROSIZO Gallery at VDNKh:

Russian Art from the 20th and 21st centuries from the ROSIZO Center collection, to Sept. 18 in Pavilion 66. Located near M. VDNKh. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed Mon. 495-350-0295, www.rosizo.ru 495-544-3400, www.vdnh.ru

Roza Azora Gallery:

At Shura's: an installation by Shura Chernozatonskaya, to July 25. Located at 14 Nikitsky Bulvar. Mon. to Sat. noon to 8 p.m., Sun. noon to 6 p.m. 495-695-8119, www.rozaazora.ru

RuArts Gallery:

NEW Ramifications (Pobegi): This exhibit of photographs, installations, sculptures and videos by ten students of the British Higher School of Art and Design is part of the Moscow Biennale for Young Art parallel program, July 14 to 30. Located at 10 1st Zachatyevsky Pereulok. M. Kropotkinskaya. Noon to 8 p.m. Free admission. 495-637-4475, www.ruarts.ru

Shchusev Architecture Museum:

Hosting the Dolomites: Appropriation of Space 7/7: South Tyrol in paintings, photographs, videos, designs and installations by Gino Alberti, Andreas Flora, Kathe Hager von Strobele, Ingrid Hora, Hubert Kostner, Roland Baldi, Thomas Sterna and others, to July 31.

MT PICK Moscow Metro: Moscow Metro history in graphics and photographs, to July 17. Located at 5 Vozdvizhenka. M. Biblioteka Imeni Lenina, Arbatskaya,  Alexandrovsky Sad. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 495-691-2109, www.muar.ru

Solyanka VPA:

Best Short Videos From Internet, to July 17. Located at 1/2 Ulitsa Solyanka. M. Kitai-Gorod. Tues. to Thurs. 2 to 10 p.m., Fri. noon to midnight, Sat. and Sun. noon to 10 p.m. 495-621-5672, solyanka.org

State Center of Contemporary Art:

Time of Reasonable Doubts: a strategic project of the Moscow Biennale for Young Art curated by Silvia Franceschini and Valeria Mancinelli, to Aug. 14. Located at 13 Zoologicheskaya Ulitsa. M. Krasnopresnenskaya. Noon to 8 p.m., Thurs. noon to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 499-254-8492/0674, www.ncca.ru

Tretyakov Gallery:

MT PICK From Elizabeth to Victoria: English portraits from the National Portrait Gallery collection, to July 24.

MT PICK The Artist and Time (Khudozhnuk i Vremya): Russian drawings and watercolors from the first half of the 19th century from the gallery collection, to Sep. 25.

MT PICK The Secrets of Old Paintings (Tainy Starykh Kartin): The Tretyakov Gallery opens its stores to demonstrate behind the scenes research, conservation and restoration activities, to Aug. 27. Located at 10/12 Lavrushinsky Pereulok. M. Tretyakovskaya. Ticket office open Tues., Wed., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 499-230-7788, 238-1378, 495-951-1362. An Autoline minibus runs from outside the Tretyakov Gallery to the New Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val daily at noon, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m., www.tretyakovgallery.ru

Triangle Gallery at Winzavod Center of Contemporary Art:

The Games of Memory (Igry Pamyati): painting by young artist Andrei Anro, to July 30. Located at 1/8 4th Syromyatnichesky Pereulok, Bldg. 6. M. Chkalovskaya, Kurskaya. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. 499-340-3802, www.gallerytriangle.com

Triumph Gallery:

Extention.ir: Tehran. The Capital in Caps: works by eleven Iranian artists, to July 24. Located at 3/8 Ulitsa Ilyinka. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. 495-662-0893, triumph-gallery.com

Tryokhgornaya Manufaktura:

Deep Inside: main project of the Moscow Biennale for Young Art curated by Nadim Samman, to Aug. 10. Located at 15 Rochdelskaya Ulitsa, Bldg. 24. M. 1905 Goda, Barrikadnaya. Tues. to Sun. noon to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 499-252-1291, www.trekhgorka.ru

Tsaritsyno Museum:

18th-Century Wes European Gravures from Alexander Sevastyanov's collection, to Sept. 18.

The Wooden Gold of Khokhloma (Derevyannoye Zoloto Khokhlomy): items of Russian folk art from the museum collection, to Aug. 14. Located at 1 Dolskaya Ulitsa. M. Tsaritsyno, Orekhovo. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sun. and holidays 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. Park open daily 6 a.m. to midnight. 499-725-7287, www.tsaritsyno-museum.ru

VDNKh:

Cosmos: Birth of the New Age (Cosmos: Rozhdeniye Novoi Ery): historical, cultural and spiritual context of Russian space travel, a collection of Russian spacecraft and artifacts, to Jan. 10 in Pavilion 1.

Festival of Contemporary Photography includes the World Press Photo exhibit, to July 31 in Pavilion 59.

NEW Love and Lies (Vam i ne Snilos): The title of Ilya Frez's 1981 romantic drama is chosen for this nine-part installation about filmmaking that features original items from the collections of Russian museums and film studios, July 15 to Oct. 23 in Pavilion 15.

Naive and Amateur Art by 20th-century artists from the Tsritsyno Estate Museum, to Aug. 14 in Pavilion 67. Located near M. VDNKh. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed Mon. 495-544-3400, www.vdnh.ru

Yekaterina Cultural Foundation:

MT PICK Selected. 2000-2005: Yekaterina and Vladimir Semenikhin show their collection of Russian contemporary art, to July 31. Located at 21 Kuznetsky Most, entrance No. 8 from Ul. Bolshaya Lubyanka. M. Kuznetsky Most. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. 495-621-5522, www.ekaterina-fondation.ru

Permanent Displays

Alexander Fersman Mineralogical Museum:

Minerals from all over the world. Located at 18 Leninsky Prospekt, Bldg. 2. M. Oktyabrskaya, Leninsky Prospekt, then any bus to Bolnitsa Svyatitelya Alexia. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-954-3900, www.fmm.ru

Alexander Goldenweiser Apartment Museum:

Memorial Apartment of this distinguished Russian pianist and composer. Located at 17 Tverskaya Ulitsa, apt. 110. M. Tverskaya. Tues., Wed. and Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. noon to 9 p.m., closed Sun., Mon. and the last Wednesday of the month. 495-629-2929, glinka.museum/contacts/muzey-kvartira-a-b-goldenveyzera-.php

Alexander Herzen House Museum:

Small Mansion where the Russian civic philosopher Alexander Herzen (1812-70), best known for his autobiographical book "My Past and Thoughts" and social novel "Who Is to Blame?" lived before leaving Russia. Located at 27 Sivtsev Vrazhek. M. Kropotkinskaya, Smolenskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 2 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 499-241-5859, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/herzen-museum

Alexander Ostrovsky House Museum:

Permanent display about the life and work of this 19th-century Russian playwright who almost single-handedly created a Russian national repertoire. Located at 9 Malaya Ordynka, Bldg. 1. M. Polyanka, Tretyakovskaya. Ticket office open noon to 6:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-953-8684, www.bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/dmo

Alexander Pushkin Memorial Apartment on Arbat:

Pushkin and Moscow: permanent display. Located at 53 Ulitsa Arbat. M. Smolenskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 499-241-9295, www.pushkinmuseum.ru

Alexander Pushkin Museum:

Open Storage of rare books, paintings, graphics, porcelain, bronzes, ceramics, genealogical materials and private collections.

Pushkin and His Age (Pushkin i Yego Epokha): permanent display.

Pushkin's Tales (Skazki Pushkina): permanent display. Located at 12/2 Ulitsa Prechistenka. M. Kropotkinskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-637-5674, www.pushkinmuseum.ru

Alexander Scriabin Memorial Museum:

Permanent display: the house furnished as it was when the composer lived here from 1912 to 1915, including the library, paintings and pianos. Located at 11 Bolshoi Nikolopeskovsky Pereulok. M. Smolenskaya, Arbatskaya. Wed., Fri., Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 499-241-1901, www.anscriabin.ru

Anatoly Lunacharsky Memorial Study:

Permanent display: an exhibit devoted to Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875-1933) — Russian writer, translator, essayist, art critic, politician and the first Soviet Commissar of Enlightenment responsible for culture and education. Located at 9/5 Denezhny Pereulok, Apt. 1. M. Smolenskaya. By appointment 499-241-8873, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/lunacharsky-museum

Andrei Bely Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: personal belongings, portraits and rare archive materials of this acclaimed Silver Age poet and novelist. Located at 55 Ulitsa Arbat. M. Smolenskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 499-241-9295, www.pushkinmuseum.ru, kvartira-belogo.guru.ru

Andrei Rublev Museum of Early Russian Culture and Art:

Permanent display: icons, wall paintings, decorative art, manuscripts and black-letter books in the restored buildings of the former Spaso-Andronikov Monastery. Located at 10 Andronyevskaya Ploshchad. M. Rimskaya, Ploshchad Ilicha. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., closed Wed. and the last Friday of the month. 495-678-1467, www.rublev-museum.ru

Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center:

Permanent display devoted to the legacy of this human rights activist and physicist chronicles the political repression of Soviet citizens from 1917 to the 1980s with photographs and documentary materials. Located at 57 Zemlyanoi Val, Bldg. 6. M. Kurskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 495-623-4401/4420, www.sakharov-center.ru

Anna Golubkina Studio Museum:

Collection of Sculptures by this prominent master of the Silver Age art culture, a student of Rodin. Located at 12 Bolshoi Lyovshinsky Pereulok. M. Park Kultury, Smolenskaya. Wed., Thurs. and Fri. noon to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 495-637-2564/5682, www.tretyakovgallery.ru/ru/museum/branch/museum_studio_golubkina

Anton Chekhov House Museum:

Permanent display: the writer's Moscow apartment, with a small display of photos and manuscripts. Located at 6 Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Ulitsa. M. Barrikadnaya. Tues., Thurs., Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wed., Fri. 2 to 8 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-691-6154/3837, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/chekhov-museum

Anton Chekhov Memorial Museum affiliate:

Lopasnya-Zachatyevskoye Estate Museum: park with seven ponds and a main building, known first as the Goncharov House and later as the Pushkin Nest. The exhibit illuminates ties among the estate-owning family the Vasilchikovs and the Pushkins, Lanskies and Goncharovs. Located in Chekhov, 10 Ulitsa Pushkina. M. Yuznaya, then bus 365 to Skver Imeni Chekhova. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 496-723-0389, www.chekhov-melikhovo.com/index.php/en/museum-melikhovo/lopasnya

Anton Chekhov Memorial Museum at Melikhovo:

Permanent display: the house furnished more or less as it was when the writer lived there from 1892 to 1899 and wrote the famous play "The Seagull." Located in Melikhovo, from Kursky Station to Chekhov, then bus 25. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 499-270-7991, www.chekhov-melikhovo.com

Arkhangelskoye Estate Museum:

18th-Century Palace and Park Ensemble (Dvortsovo-Parkovy Ansambl 18 Veka) features works from the collection of Count Yusupov. Located at Posyolok Arkhangelskoye, 5th kilometer of Ilyinskoye Shosse. M. Tushinskaya, then bus 549 to Arkhangelskoye or bus 151 to Sanatory. Park open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibitions open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat., Sun. and holidays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Wed. of the month. 495-797-5409, www.arhangelskoe.su

Art Deco Museum:

Mkrtich Okroyan's Collection of Art Deco sculptures, furniture and decorative art. Located at 2/4 Luzhnetskaya Naberezhnaya, Bldg. 4. M. Vorobyovy Gory. Tues. to Sat. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and Sun. 495-639-9484, www.artdecomuseum.ru

Art4.ru:

Contemporary Russian Art collected by Igor Markin and housed in a private museum. Located at 4 Khlynovsky Tupik. M. Tverskaya. By appointment 499-136-5656, art4.ru

AZ Museum:

Anatoly Zverev Museum: multimedia private museum devoted to life and work of this avant-garde expressionist artist. Information leaflets in English are available. Located at 20-22 2nd Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ulitsa. M. Mayakovskaya. Ticket office open noon to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 495-730-5526, www.museum-az.com

Bakhrushin Theater Museum:

Golden Age of Russian Theater (Zolotoi Vek Russkogo Teatra): posters, photos, costumes and other memorabilia of famous Russian actors and directors of the last two centuries. Located at 31/12 Ulitsa Bakhrushina. M. Paveletskaya. Ticket office open noon to 6:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Fri. of the month 495-953-4470/4848, www.gctm.ru/museum

Bogoroditse-Smolensky Novodevichy Convent:

Novodevichy Convent and Cemetery: A beautiful 17th-century complex that was founded in 1524 by Tsar Vasily III, then, after the Time of Troubles, was significantly rebuilt and enhanced by the Regent Sofia, who was later confined here by Peter the Great with his unwanted first wife. Now belongs to the Moscow Eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church. Located at 1 Novodevichy Proyezd. M. Sportivnaya. 499-245-3168, www.mepar.ru/eparhy/temples/?temple=1166

Boris Pasternak Museum:

Permanent Display: The famous dacha home where the author of "Dr. Zhivago" weathered attacks after being awarded the 1958 Nobel Prize for Literature. Located in Peredelkino, 3 Ulitsa Pavlenko. From Kievsky Station to Peredelkino. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-934-5175, www.pasternakmuseum.ru/index_angl.html

Bulgakov House:

Odd Flat: The communal apartment, in which Mikhail Bulgakov lived from 1921 to 1924, and which became the prototype of the "Odd Flat" where Woland resided with his court. Displays, performances, exhibits and excursions highlighting the life and work of Mikhail Bulgakov and his novel "The Master and Margarita." Located at 10 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa through the arch, Apt. 50. M. Mayakovskaya. 1 to 11 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Free admission. 495-970-01619, www.dombulgakova.ru

Center for Oceanography and Marine Biology:

Mosquarium: Entertainment and educational programs include aquariums and live shows. Aquarium open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., shows Thurs. to Sat. at 7 p.m., Sun. at 3 Located at 119 Prospekt Mira on the VDNKh territory, Bldg. 23. M. VDNKH. 499-677-7777, www.moskvarium.ru

Christ the Savior Cathedral Museum:

History of the Christ the Savior Cathedral: permanent display. Located at 15 Ulitsa Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed the last Monday of the month. 495-924-8058/8490, www.xxc.ru/complex/museum/index.htm

Darwin Museum:

Permanent displays: Macroevolution, Microevolution, Zoogeography, The Diversity of Life on Earth, Live Exhibition and others. Located at 57 Ulitsa Vavilova. M. Akademicheskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m. closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 499-134-6124, 783-2253, www.darwin.museum.ru/eng

English Courtyard Museum:

Russian-English Trade Relations (Russko-Angliiskiye Torgoviye Otnosheniya): This building, the cultural and commercial center of the English community in Moscow in the 16th and 17th centuries, reflects the development of Russian-English relations through the centuries. Located at 4A Ulitsa Varvarka. M. Kitai-Gorod. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 495-698-3952, www.mosmuseum.ru/museum-menu-english-dvor.html

Fyodor Dostoevsky Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: a small exhibit devoted to the author of "Crime and Punishment" and "The Brothers Karamazov" in the house where he lived as a child. Located at 2 Ulitsa Dostoyevskogo. M. Novoslobodskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wed. and Thurs. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-681-1085, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/dostoyevsky-museum

Gogol House:

Memorial Museum and Scholarly Library in this Moscow estate house where Nikolai Gogol spent his four last years. Located at 7A Nikitsky Bulvar. M. Arbatskaya. Mon., Wed., Fri. noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. 2 to 9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. noon to 5 p.m., closed Tues. and the last day of the month. 495-9256, www.domgogolya.ru

Historical Museum:

The Bronze Age (Epokha Bronzy): permanent display.

The History of Russia From Ancient Times to the Early 20th Century (Istoriya Rossii s Drevneishikh Vremyon do Nachala 20 Veka): permanent display. Located at 1/2 Red Square. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Ticket office openMon., Wed. Thurs., Sun. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat.. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Tues. 495-692-4019, www.shm.ru

Historical Museum affiliate:

The Patriotic War of 1812 Museum (Muzei Otechestvennoi Voiny 1812 Goda): permanent historical exhibit. Located at 2/3 Ploshchad Revolyutsii. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 495-692-4019/3731, www.1812shm.ru

The Romanov Chambers in Zaryadye: authentic interiors of a 17th-century Russia boyar home. Located at 10 Ulitsa Varvarka. M. Kitai-Gorod. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Tues. and the first Mon. of the week. 495-698-1256, www.shm.ru

International Roerich Center:

Nikolai Roerich Museum: a collection of works by the great painter and philosopher known best for his landscapes of India. Located at 3/5 Maly Znamensky Pereulok. M. Kropotkinskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. 499-271-3417, www.icr.su

Ivan Turgenev Museum:

Moscow. Ostozhenka. Turgenev: permanent display about the life and work of this beloved novelist, playwright and poet. 37 Ulitsa Ostozhenka. M. Park Kultury. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 495-695-1078, www.pushkinmuseum.ru

Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center:

History of the Jews: This multimedia interactive exposition focuses on key historical periods and begins at the Beginning Theater with a 4D film based on the Torah. Located at 11 Ulitsa Obraztsova, Bldg. 1A. M. Savyolovskaya, then two stops by bus 12 to Ulitsa Obraztsova. Sun. to Thurs. noon to 10 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. closed Sat. and Jewish holidays. 495-645-0550, www.jewish-museum.ru

Kolomenskoye Estate Museum:

Russian Tsarist Estate: built between the 15th and 17th centuries, situated on a high bank of the Moscow River and now an architectural museum.

Stable Yard (Konyushenny Dvor): This exhibition complex includes stables with Orlov and Russian trotters, a coach house with carriages and sledges, a smithy and a hayloft.

Tsar's Feast at Kolomenskoye (Tsarsky Pir v Kolomenskom): multimedia reconstruction of feasts put on by Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich in the 17th century. Located at 39 Prospekt Andropova. M. Kolomenskaya, Kashirskaya. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon. 499-782-8917/21, mgomz.ru/kolomenskoe

Konstantin Stanislavsky Museum:

Permanent display: the home that was occupied by the co-founder of the Moscow Art Theater and the creator of the famous acting system. Located at 6 Leontyevsky Pereulok. M. Tverskaya. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-629-2855, www.mxat.ru/museum

Kornei Chukovsky House Museum:

Permanent display: The famous dacha of Russia's most popular children's poet and an influential literary critic and essayist. Located in Peredelkino, 3 Ulitsa Serafimovicha. From Kievsky Station to Peredelkino. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-593-2670, goslitmuz.ru/ru/chukovsky-museum

Kuzminki Estate Museum:

Museum of Russian Estate Culture (Muzei Russkoi Usadebnoi Kultury): permanent display. Located in the Kuzminki Park at 6 Topolyovaya Alleya. M. Ryazansky Prospekt, then bus 29. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-377-9457, 376-7610, www.kuzminky.ru

Lefortovo Museum:

Lefortovo. Landmarks of History (Lefortovo. Vekhi Istorii): the history of this Moscow district named after a close associate of Tsar Peter the Great, Franz Lefort, whose troops were stationed nearby in the German Quarter. Located at 23 Kryukovskaya Ulitsa. M. Semyonovskaya, Aviamotornaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-360-0147, www.mosmuseum.ru/museum-menu-lefortovo.html

Leo Tolstoy Estate Museum in Khamovniki:

Tolstoy's Moscow Estate he lived in with his family from 1882 to 1901. Located at 21 Ulitsa Lva Tolstogo. M. Park Kultury. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tues. and Thurs. noon to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 499-246-9444, tolstoymuseum.ru

Leo Tolstoy Museum:

Leo Tolstoy Center Na Pyatnitskoi serves as the museum's exhibition hall. Located at 12 Pyatnitskaya Ulitsa. M. Novokuznetskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tues. and Thurs. noon to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 495-951-6440, tolstoymuseum.ru

Main Literary Exposition on Prechistenka about the life and writing career of the author of "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina." Rare editions and manuscripts are available in reading rooms. Located at 11 Ulitsa Prechistenka. M. Kropotkinskaya. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tues. and Thurs. noon to 7:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 499-766-9328. tolstoymuseum.ru

Lyublino Estate Museum:

Durasov Palace: perfectly preserved, early 19th-century manor that belonged to Moscow landowner Nikolai Durasov.

Palace and Park Ensemble, built by Moscow landowner Nikolai Durasov, represents the mode of life of the 19th-century Moscow nobility. Located at 1 Letnyaya Ulitsa. M. Volzhskaya. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon. 499-722-7189, mgomz.ru/lublino

Maria Yermolova Museum:

Permanent display: a small but elegant apartment museum dedicated to the great Maly Theater actress of the end of the 19th century. Located at 11 Tverskoi Bulvar. M. Tverskaya. Noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 9 p.m. closed Tues. and the last Fri. the month. 495-690-5416/4901, www.bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/dme

Marina Tsvetayeva Museum:

Permanent display: house museum where the poet lived from 1914 to 1922. Located at 6 Borisoglebsky Pereulok. M. Arbatskaya, Smolenskaya. Noon to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 495-697-5369, www.dommuseum.ru

Mikhail Glinka Museum of Musical Culture:

Permanent display of musical instruments. Located at 4 Ulitsa Fadeyeva. M. Mayakovskaya. Wed., Sat. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.,Thurs., Fri. noon to 9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-739-6226/87, www.glinka.museum

Mikhail Prishvin House Museum:

Summer Estate of Russian writer Mikhail Prishvin (1873-1954). Located at 2 Dunino Village. M. Molodyozhnaya, then bus 121 to Lesniye Dali, ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. 499-553-8132, www.prishvin.ru

Mikhail Shchepkin House Museum:

Permanent display, about the life and work of this 19th-century Russian actor. Located at 47 Ulitsa Shchepkina, Bldg. 2. M. Prospekt Mira. Ticket office open Wed., Fri., Sat., Sun. noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Fri. of the month. 495-600-6149, bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/dmsch

Moscow Kremlin:

The Diamond Fund (Almazny Fond): items from the State Fund collection. Located at the Moscow Kremlin. Borovitsky Gate entrance. M. Borovitskaya. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Thurs. 495-699-2036, gokhran.ru/ru/exhibition

Moscow Kremlin Museums:

The Armory Chamber (Oruzheinaya Palata), the Patriarchy Palace (Patriarshiye Palaty), the Ivan the Great Belfry (Kolokolnya Ivana Velikogo), the Assumption Cathedral (Uspensky Sobor), the Archangel Cathedral (Arkhangelsky Sobor) and other cathedrals. Located at the Moscow Kremlin. Borovitsky Gate entrance. M. Borovitskaya. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Thurs. 495-695-4146, www.kreml.ru/en

Moscow Planetarium:

Permanent shows: interactive museum with the Lunarium, Big and Small Star Halls, the Urania Museum and 4D Cinema Theater. Located at 5 Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Ulitsa. M. Barrikadnaya. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., weekends and holidays 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed Tues. 495-221-7690, www.planetarium-moscow.ru

Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art:

Russian Decorative, Applied and Folk Art Collections from the 18th to the 20th century. Located at 3 Delegatskaya Ulitsa. M. Tsvetnoi Bulvar. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tues. and the last Mon. of the month. 495-609-0146, Thurs. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., www.vmdpni.ru

Museum of Jewish History in Russia:

Permanent display: artifacts representing the history of Jews who lived under Russian rule after the three partitions of Poland. Located at 10 Petrovsko-Razumovskaya Alleya, Bldg.3. M. Dynamo. Mon. to Wed. and Fri. noon to 7 p.m., Thurs. noon to 9 p.m., Sun. noon to 5 p.m., closed Sat. Free admission. 495-656-4571, www.mievr.ru

Museum of Moscow:

The History of Moscow from old times to the present. Located at 2 Zubovsky Bulvar, entrance from Ostozhenka. M. Park Kultury. Ticket office open Tues., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat., Sun. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the month. 499-766-4196, www.mosmuseum.ru

Museum of Private Collections:

Permanent display in 23 halls includes 1,500 works of art. Located at 10 Ulitsa Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs.11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-697-1610, www.arts-museum.ru

Museum of Russian Icons:

East European Christian Art from the 6th to the 20th century. Located at 3 Goncharnaya Naberezhnaya, entrance from Bolshoi Vatin Pereulok. M. Taganskaya. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Wed. 495-221-5283, www.russikona.ru

Museum of Russian Impressionism:

Permanent display of works by prominent Russian painters. Located at 15 Leningradsky Prospekt, Bldg. 11. M. Bellorusskaya. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wed. noon to 9 p.m. 985-758-8364, rusimp.su

Museum of the Contemporary History of Russia:

From the English Club to the Museum of the Contemporary History of Russia: permanent display. Located at 21 Tverskaya Ulitsa, M. Tverskaya. Ticket office open Tues., Wed. and Fri. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.,Thurs. and Sat. 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed Mon. 495-699-5458, www.sovr.ru

Museum of Unique Dolls:

Collection of Antique Dolls. Located at 13 Ulitsa Pokrovka. M. Turgenevskaya, Kitai-Gorod, Chistiye Prudy. Fri., Sat. Sun. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tues., Wed. Thurs. excursions at noon, 2 and 6 p.m., closed Mon. Free admission. 495-625-6405/7512, www.dollmuseum.ru

Nemirovich-Danchenko Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: the home that was occupied by Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, stage director, playwright and co-founder of the Moscow Art Theater. Located at 5/7 Glinishchevsky Pereulok, entrance 5, apt. 52. M. Tverskaya. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-650-5391, www.mxat.ru/museum

New Tretyakov Gallery:

Alexander Rodchenko. Workers Club: (1885-1953): The reconstructed interior of a club for workers designed by this constructivist artist.

Main exhibit halls: a display of 20th-century Russian art. Located at 10 Krymsky Val. M. Oktyabrskaya, Park Kultury. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. 499-230-7788, 238-1378, 495-951-1362. Excursions 495-953-5223. An Autoline minibus runs from outside the New Tretyakov Gallery to the Tretyakov Gallery at 10/12 Lavrushinsky Pereulok daily at 12:20, 1:20, 2:20, 3:20 and 4:20 p.m., www.tretyakovgallery.ru

New Western Art Gallery:

European and American Art from the 19th and 20th centuries. Located at 14 Ulitsa Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-697-1546, www.arts-museum.ru, www.newpaintart.ru

Nikolai Golovanov Apartment Museum:

Memorial Apartment of this distinguished conductor who was expelled from the Bolshoi Theater three times, in 1928, 1936 and 1953. Located at 7 Bryusov Pereulok, apt. 10. M. Tverskaya, Pushkinskaya. Tues., Wed. and Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. noon to 9 p.m., closed Sun., Mon. and the last Wednesday of the month. 495-629-7083, glinka.museum/contacts/muzey-kvartira-n-s-golovanova.php

Oriental Art Museum:

Extra Storeroom (Osobaya Kladovaya): North Caucasian archeological findings from the 5th century BC to the 14th century AD. Located at 12 Nikitsky Bulvar. M. Arbatskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. Reservations required. 495-691-9614/0212, www.orientmuseum.ru

Permanent Displays: the art of Korea, India, Iran, China, Asia, Siberia and other locations. Located at 12 Nikitsky Bulvar. M. Arbatskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. 495-691-9614/0212, www.orientmuseum.ru

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts:

Permanent collection: works from ancient Egypt, Assyria, Greece and Rome, plus works from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. Located at 12 Ulitsa Volkhonka. M. Kropotkinskaya. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thurs. to 9 p.m., closed Mon. 495-697-9578, www.arts-museum.ru

Sergei Konenkov Studio Museum:

Permanent display: works by this influential Russian and Soviet sculptor who spent more than 20 years in the United States and returned home in 1945 at the age of 71. Located at 17 Tverskaya Ulitsa. M. Tverskaya, Pushkinskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 495-629-6139, www.rah.ru/museums/muzey_masterskaya_s_t_konenkova.php

Sergei Prokofiev Museum:

Memorial Apartment where the composer lived from 1947 to 1953. Located at 6 Kamergersky Pereulok. M. Teatralnaya, Okhotny Ryad. Wed., Sat. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.,Thurs., Fri. noon to 9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Wednesday of the month, 495-692-0567, glinka.museum/contacts/muzey-s-s-prokofeva-.php

Silver Age Museum:

Bryusov House: permanent displays "Valery Bryusov Memorial Study" and "Pushkin and the Silver Age of Russian Literature." Located at 30 Prospekt Mira. M. Prospekt Mira (circle line). Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. 1 to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon. and the last day of the month. 495-680-8683, www.goslitmuz.ru/ru/bryusov-museum

St. Basil's Cathedral:

Sacred Relics of the Pokrovsky Cathedral (Svyatyni Pokrovskogo Sobora): stunning medieval interior, icons, books and other religious relics. Located at 2 Red Square. M. Ploshchad Revolyutsii. Ticket office open in summer 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., in winter 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 495-698-3304 www.saintbasil.ru

State Literary Museum:

Books, Manuscripts and other items that tell the stories of Russia's great writers. Located at 28 Ulitsa Petrovka. M. Chekhovskaya. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. 2 to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 495-625-1226, goslitmuz.ru

Svyatoslav Richter Memorial Apartment:

The Great Pianist's Apartment with a display of photos and paintings, video and sound recordings. Located at 2/6 Bolshaya Bronnaya Ulitsa, Apt. 59. M. Pushkinskaya. By appointment Tues., Thurs. and the third Saturday of the month noon to 2 p.m. 495-695-8346, 697-7205, www.sviatoslav-richter.ru

Tchaikovsky and Moscow Museum:

Memorial apartment where the composer lived from September 1872 to November 1873. Located at 46/54 Kudrinskaya Ploshchad. M. Barrikadnaya. Wed., Sat. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.,Thurs., Fri. noon to 9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Wednesday of the month, 495-691-1514, glinka.museum/contacts/muzey-p-i-chaykovskiy-i-moskva-.php

The GULAG History Museum:

Permanent display: documents, letters, memoirs and personal belongings of GULAG prisoners. Located at 9 1st Samotyochny Pereulok, Bldg. 1. M. Dostoevskaya, Novoslobodskaya. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs. noon to 9 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Friday of the week. 495-621-7310, www.gmig.ru

Tretyakov Gallery:

Main exhibit halls: masterpieces of Russian icon art and world-famous 19th- and early 20th-century paintings. Located at 10/12 Lavrushinsky Pereulok. M. Tretyakovskaya. Ticket office open Tues., Wed., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Mon. 499-230-7788, 238-1378, 495-951-1362. An Autoline minibus runs from outside the Tretyakov Gallery to the New Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val daily at noon, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m., www.tretyakovgallery.ru

Tsaritsyno Museum:

Catherine the Great: (Velikaya Yekaterina): an exhibit dedicated to the Russian empress.

Masterpieces of the Tsaritsyno Art Collection (Shedevry Khudozhestvennogo Sobraniya Tsaritsyno): West European tapestry from the 16th to the 18th century, and 20th-century Russian glass and tapestry.

The Past and Present of Tsaritsyno (Byl i Nov Tsaritsina): the history of Tsaritsyno.

The Silver Storeroom (Serebryanaya Kladovaya): works of Russian jewelry from the 16th to the 20th century.

Tsaritsyno Antiquities (Tsaritsynskiye Drevnosti): archeological findings. Located at 1 Dolskaya Ulitsa. M. Tsaritsyno, Orekhovo. Ticket office open 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sun. and holidays 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon. Park open daily 6 a.m. to midnight. 499-725-7287, www.tsaritsyno-museum.ru

Vadim Zadorozhny's Vehicles Museum:

Antique Collection of retro cars, motorcycles, weaponry and airplanes. Located at Posyolok Arkhangelskoye, 4th km of Ilyinskoe Shosse, Bldg. 8. M. Tushinskaya, bus 541, 549, 568, 151, 541, 549, 568. M. Strogino, shuttle Strogino-Zacharkovo to Lipovaya Alleya. By car Novorizhskoe Shosse, near Arkhangelskoye. Ticket office open Tues. to Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. 495-662-3818, www.tmuseum.ru

Vasily Pushkin House Museum:

Small Mansion where this Russian neoclassical poet and an uncle of Alexander Pushkin lived from 1824 to 1830. Located at 36 Staraya Basmannaya Ulitsa. M. Krasniye Vorota. Ticket office open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thurs. noon to 8:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Fri. of the month. 499-263-1057, www.pushkinmuseum.ru

VDNKh:

All-Russian Exhibition Center offers various trade, cultural and art shows and fairs. Located near M. VDNKh. Gates open round-the-clock, exhibits 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed Mon. 495-544-3400, www.vdnh.ru

Viktor Vasnetsov House Museum:

Teremok: This Russian-style house, where the painter lived from 1894 to 1926, was built to Vasnetsov's sketches and drawings. Located at 13 Pereulok Vasnetsova. M. Prospekt Mira. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Thursday of the month. 495-681-1329, www.tretyakovgallery.ru/ru/museum/branch/dmvasnecov

Vladimir Vernadsky Geological Museum:

Permanent displays: Planet Earth, the History of Earth, the World of Minerals, Geological Curiosities and other displays. Located at 11 Mokhovaya Ulitsa, Bldg. 2. M. Okhotny Ryad. Ticket office open Tues. to Fri. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. noon to 6 p.m., closed Mon. 495-692-0943, www.sgm.ru

Vsevolod Meyerhold Apartment Museum:

Permanent display: a small museum devoted to the director who, until his arrest and murder in prison in 1940, was one of the world leaders of the avant-garde. Located at 12 Bryusov Pereulok, Apt. 11. M. Pushkinskaya. Ticket office open noon to 6:30 p.m., closed Mon., Tues. and the last Friday of the month. 495-629-9437, www.bakhrushin.theatre.ru/branches/mkm

Watercolor and Fine Arts Academy:

Museum of Watercolors: watercolors, drawings and book illustrations by famed Russian and West European arists from the 19th and the 20th centuries. Located at 15 Ulitsa Akademika Vargi. M. Tyoply Stan, bus 144, 227, 281 to Ulitsa Akademika Vinogradova. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Mon. and Tues. 495-531-5555, ext. 298, www.academy.andriaka.ru

Zoological Museum of Moscow University:

Permanent displays: all groups of animals, from single-celled to birds and mammals, mostly moulages. Located at 6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. M. Okhotny Ryad. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. 1 to 8 p.m., closed Mon. and the last Tues. of the month. 495-629-4435, zmmu.msu.ru