Central Museum of Ministry of Internal Affairs was founded in 1970 and was called Central museum of Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR till 1991. The museum was opened to the public in 1981, in 1991 it got its modern name. The museum is located in an old nonresidential building that is known as “Sushchevskaya unit”. The building is considered to be a monument of architecture of the 19th c. and is protected by the government.
In Central Museum of Ministry of Internal Affairs visitors can discover original documents and files, battle honors, photos, personal belongings telling the history of those who were at the waterhead of establishing law – enforcement agencies, those who fought criminality in the 20s, during WWII and those who keep peace today. The exposition of the museum introduces the history of Ministry of Internal Affairs to its visitors starting from the date of its establishment in 1917 till modern times. The museum funds have collections of rare printed materials, photos and documents connected with the history of subdivisions and forces of Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR.
Everyday except Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.