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State Museum of V.V. Mayakovsky - CLOSED

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It's a really diverse museum with a good overview of the russian History. But take the audio tour... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2014
Niels H
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A Soviet Attraction

Nice to see a real communist exhibition, just a pity that there was no English translation, they... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2013
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May 17, 2016
“Completely new art, then in the twenties of 20th century, in Soviet Russia !”
Jan 20, 2015
“What is being renovated?”
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Once the apartment of the famous Russian Futurist poet Vladimir Mayakovsky, this highly unusual museum houses a fascinating collection of the flamboyant poet's artwork, manuscripts and photographs.
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Lybyanskiy Proyezd 3/6, Moscow 101000, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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(095) 921-9560
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Here, just behind the Lubyansky Proezd (Lubyansky Passage) is located this imaginative and exciting museum dedicated to the life and work of Vladimir Mayakovsky. He was such original person and colorful figure in the time of Revolution, that even now among the left - wing...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed January 20, 2015

You will know you've found it when you see Mayakovsky's face on the glass door and a large plaque in Russian about him; however, although everything I have read about this attraction says it's about to open, it has been closed these last few years....More

1  Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

It's a really diverse museum with a good overview of the russian History. But take the audio tour! Everything is in russian

1  Thank Niels H
Reviewed September 9, 2013

Nice to see a real communist exhibition, just a pity that there was no English translation, they didn't have a Spanish one either. One could observe the power behind the poster created by Mayakovsky and used by Stalin years later. It was also nice to...More

2  Thank Peter E
Reviewed April 21, 2013

My acquaintance with this museum didn't start well. I arrived to the museum at 5.05 (it closes at 6 and the last admission is at 5pm, of which I didn't know) and was rudely stopped by two ladies at the cloakroom/reception. There was another latish...More

1  Thank upita_blog
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Mayakovsky is a hugely important figure during the revolutionary period of Russian culture. This museum houses a fascinating collection of original artefacts but the exhibition design threatens to detract from enjoying it. I have visited this museum before its re-design, so on returning I was...More

1  Thank RosaBonheur
Reviewed September 8, 2012

I recently visited this deeply odd museum. Whilst the displays are indeed wildly bizarre, you can't help feeling that they have been allowed to take over from some of the wonderful material on show. Original pieces of artwork and letters are often folded in half...More

Thank George P
Reviewed July 10, 2012

We had read about Mayakovsky and had seen the wonderful metro station named in his honour, one of the most beautiful in the system. So we keenly anticipated visiting this museum. It was absolutely the most imaginatively creative house-museum we encountered. From our first views...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed January 29, 2012

The Mayakovsky museum is well worth the 100 rubles entrance fee! They also do not charge to take photos, though you are not supposed to use a flash or photograph the icons. It is very difficult to describe the museum, but probably its structure and...More

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