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Gogol House - Memorial Museum and Scientific Library

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Cosy museum to know Gogol

If you are keen on knowing more about Russian authors you definitely can visit this museum. Enough... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2018
Moscow, Russia

We got down Arbatskaya metro station on blue line. The house cum museum where the great literary... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
Bengaluru, India
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Nikitskiy blvd, 7 | Metro Arbatskaya, Moscow 119019, Russia
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

If you are keen on knowing more about Russian authors you definitely can visit this museum. Enough belongings of great author, he really lived here for a period of time.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We got down Arbatskaya metro station on blue line. The house cum museum where the great literary figure spent his final months is small but nicely maintained. There is admission ticket and extra charges for audio guide. Unfortunately the the english version of audio guide...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MadanGopalM
Reviewed July 8, 2017

I really enjoyed this museum and it is right in the middle of Moscow near the Arbatskaya Metro stop. It is a little confusing to find because there are two buildings labelled Gogol House. The museum is the one farther from Noviy Arbat street. You...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

The place begins from the enter - it was really nice stuff working here, really welcome and try to help you and explain all about execution and place.

Date of experience: August 2016
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This was one of those places I felt wasn't a must view but was still very interesting. I wouldn't go as far as saying it was incredible but it was certainly well set out and it was one of the better house museums I saw...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Aleksandr O
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Here in Nikitsky Boulevard, near the New Arbat street is located this house-museum of Nikolai Vasilevitch Gogol, one of the greatest russian writers (1809 - 1852). We were nicely surprised, looking at newly restored mansion, where Gogol spent his last four years of life. In...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed July 23, 2014

When my relatives, who came abroad, asked me to go to Gogol House Museum I thought that it will be a common house, with old furniture and we shall skip it very fast. When we came we were very surprised to see great, interesting, modern...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank Margoshik
Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

We happened upon the Gogol house close to closing time. The guides spoke little English but were gracious and welcoming. We were able to read information about each room in English and there are audiovisual effects to lend an atmosphere to each space I read...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank AnnieM4960
Reviewed August 29, 2013

What they have done with the building is absolutely fantastic! If you take an excurtion, you will hear a great story about one of the best Russian writers, they also have some tricks in each room, you need to ask to turn them on! Very...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank Alexander D
Reviewed April 18, 2013

Done Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy and Gorky and have to say I liked this one the best so far. The rooms are beautifully restored and along the furnishing there is a little artistic touch here and there - Gogol's travelling box arranged like a carriage, portrait...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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