Kaluga Region Heritage Museum established in 1897, is one of the oldest in Russia. The building housing the museum collection was once intended for the Russian Imperial Family members visiting Kaluga. It was one of Kaluga's landmarks at the beginning of the XIX century. For decades it was called a palace. The house was built in the traditional Russian classical style of the XVIII century. Inside the building, visitors can still see wall paintings and decorations, artistic bas reliefs and incrusted floors - the finish work in the building were supervised by Italian artist S.Campioni. One of the most striking exhibits of the museum is the beautiful interior of the main building.
The museum collection was assembled over a span of 100 years. Currently there are more than 100,000 exhibits in the main collection alone.
Address: 14 Pushkina St.,Kaluga
Tel.: 8 (4842) 72-16-19, 74-40-07, 74-20-12
Transport: buses Nos. 1, 2, 3, Ulitsa Baumana or Kamennyi Most bus stops.
Museum hours: 10:00-17:00, museum is closed on Mondays and on the last Friday of each month.