The Kutuzov Hut Museum is a part of Museum panorama the battle of Borodino and is devoted to the key even of the Patriotic War of 1812 – War Council.
Having become famous peasant Frolov`s hut was destroyed by fire in 1868. A big part of the furnishings was destroyed as well. In 1883 Grenadier Guards erected a monument on the place where there used to be a hut. The description of the hut is extant, the only true to life description can be found in a small essay by Alexey Kondratjevich Savrasov which was written in 1866-1867 when the Savrasovs were on holidays in the suburbs of Moscow.
A new hut was restored in accordance with the project designed by an engineer M.N.Litvinov and architect N. D. Strukov who resorted to paintings by Savrasv. A restored hut was sanctified solemnly in 1887.
Opening hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (ticket offices close at 5.15 p.m.)
Thursdays – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (ticket offices close at 8.15 p.m.)
Fridays, the last Thursday of the month – days off