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Romanov Museum (Романовский Музей) (Kostroma)

 Romanov Museum (Романовский Музей) (Kostroma)

 

 

 

Location: Prospekt Mira 7

 

 

 

 

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Description of the Romanov Museum

Romanov Museum was opened in Kostroma in 1913 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty. It gather the collection of antiquities under supervision of historian N.N. Selifontov and Provincial Arhives Commission. The exposition was presented on the first floor of the building of the Noble Assembly as an addition of the historic museum that opened in 1891. Romanov Museum grew in size and it became evident that the collection a new building. It was constructed in 1904- 11 and new museum of Kostroma was inaugurated in May 19, 1913 in the presence of Emperor Nicholas II, the royal family and other distinguished guests. Surprisingly after the revolution Romanov Museum survived looting and destruction. Instead the new government turned it into Kostroma regional museum devoted to history of the city and its surroundings.

 

 

 

 

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