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Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art is one of the largest museums of Ukraine on artistic and historical value of the collection. The museum was founded in 1924 on the basis of collections of Novorossiysk Imperial University, the City of Odessa...more
An interesting museum divided into 3 parts. Regretfully there are very few visitors. The personnel puts on the lights when you come into a hall and turns them out when you exit. The very antique part is very interesting with statues from the Greek era....More
I recently visited this museum & was surprised that it has such an eclectic mix of exhibits. I began on the ground floor in the Eastern section which houses precious artefacts from India, China & Tibet etc. many of which were nicely arranged in cabinets....More
The art is not bad for a city like Odessa, but I was more interested in the building. There are not so many 19th century building you can visit and get an idea how live was in that time. The price is low, so I...More
Number 1 is an oil portrait of Count Richelieu in the central hall of the second floor. Also portraits of the Black Sea heroes-Count Vorontsov and Achilles (tapestry). Replica of the "Night Watch" is oil-canvas "Cordegardy", portraits of the Evangelists Luke and John, and many...More
For me 3 hours were not enough! About building: this palace was built around 1850 in eclectic style. Unfortunately inside the building just several rooms remain in
the original rococo and baroque decor style, but they are some of the biggest ones. On the second...More
It is a small museum, and most collections are oil paintings. A few of them are from famous masters. The staff, old ladies, are all very nice, but the museum did not use much artificial lighting so the windows are opened which gives too much...More
The sculpture room is closed. The security guard is rude.
If you take someplace underconstruction you may close the door or put a sign. If you do not do that you do not have the right to talk people loudly.
Museum personel has no idea...More
This is museum is located in a beautiful old building which is still in style. The collection is not world shocking but of a good quality. There are paintings of many interesting and sometimes well known painters throughout the ages and from different countries, categorised...More
Don't have to much expectation of the collection but they do have a few nice pieces of art. Personally I liked their Eastern Collection, not very extensive but interesting pieces. The price should not withhold you of a visit.