The Schusev State Research Museum of Architecture is museum and scientific centre for the study and promotion of architectural and urban heritage. The museum was founded in 1934. The collections include more than 1 million units. The museum was named after a prominent Russian and Soviet architect Shchusev. The collections of the museum reflect the thousand-year history of architecture in Russia. The most valuable of them are frescoes of the Trinity-Macarius Monastery in Kalyazina (XVII century.), furniture collection (XIX c.), the author's models of architectural structures.
The main activities of the museum were once research, collector’s work, promoting the restoration of monuments. In the past decade, the museum organizes exhibitions and other commercial activities. The museum consists of a scientific library, archive and restoration workshops, and private architectural office. The museum has the status of a particularly valuable object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation.
Tuesday-Sunday - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursaday – 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The ticket offices close 1 hour before the end of the work.