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MUSEUMS

The museum of Mordovian folk culture

The museum of Mordovian folk culture was opened on October 6, 1999. It is located in the building which is a monument to the provincial urban architecture of the early twentieth century. Until 1917 the house belonged to K.Kh. Barablin, a Saransk merchant and entrepreneur. The collection of the museum has almost 4,000 exhibits and…

The Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts

The Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts has the world’s largest collection of works by Stepan Dmitrievich Erzia, the outstanding sculptor of the 20th century  (over 200 works). The museum also contains collections of works by F.V. Sychkov, the national artist of Mordovia and Honored Artist of the RSFSR as well as I.К. Makarov, a master in portrait…

Mordovian Republican United Museum of Local History named after I.D. Voronin

The museum was founded by the decision of the district department for public education on November 29, 1918 on the initiative of a group of urban intellectuals. The development of the museum was actively contributed to by the Society for the Study of the Native Land, which brought together about a hundred local history amateurs…