"MUSEUM ESTATE OSTANKINO" Estates Tip by Lalique
Estates, Moscow: 18 reviews and 28 photos
It’s worth visiting! This museum is not actually off-beaten track, it is within Moscow but a bit far away from the city center.
<FONT COLOR='red'>Brief history:</FONT> It’s one of the top among Russian estates. Its was formed during several centuries and got its final look during the count Sheremetiev N.P. in XVIII-XIX cent. The internal decoration of the palace almost hasn’t been changed. Chandeliers, furniture and other pieces are at their original places.
Ostankino palace is the only one theatrical building of XVIII cent., which retained the stage, auditorium, make-up rooms and part of the stage mechanisms.
<FONT COLOR='red'>Best collections:</FONT> - one of the best glued-laminated parquets, - unique collection of carved gilded furniture (847 pieces), - unique collection of fans (272 pieces), - precious collection of china (1687 pieces), - precious collection of architectural drawings (898 pieces)
Address: 1st Ostankinskaya str., 9; tel. 286-6288, 283-4645; metro station “VDNKh” then trams #11 or 17. The direction of Ostankino TV center and Ostankino TV tower, just a few stops off the metro.
Open: The museum is opened from May, 19 till October,1 (except Mondays and Tuesdays).
Working hrs: 10.00-18.00, ticket booth opened till 17.00. During raining or when humidity exceeds 80% the museum is closed.
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