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Museum of History and Art

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Superb collection of icons

One floor up is a superb collection of icons, arranged according to age. Of course, it would be... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Gainesville, Florida
A must to see !

It is a absolute must to visit when you come to Novgorod. The Icon collection is huge, well... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Vienna, Austria
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19 Jul 2018
“Superb collection of icons”
20 Jun 2018
“A must to see !”
Located inside the Detinets, this museum contains an excellent collection of early icon masterpieces from the 11th to 17th centuries, wood crafts and birch bark manuscripts.
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Kremlin, 11, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

One floor up is a superb collection of icons, arranged according to age. Of course, it would be nicer if they were in their original setting, but the Soviets did what they did, and here you can get a art history of Russian ecclesiastical art...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

It is a absolute must to visit when you come to Novgorod. The Icon collection is huge, well presented. Reserve enough time for the visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Huge museum of ancient items for 200 r for foreigners. Exhibits are labelled in English too in some cases. Nice architecture worth seeing too.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Just roaming within and around the Kremlin in Veliky Novgorod we chanced to visit this beautiful Museum of Art and History of great and old russian town, i.e. Novgorod. Here, on the first floor of the museum, we met with the history of Novgorod from...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is the right place to chose if it rains in Veliky Novgorod. You can spend hours to see icons and armory, and to learn about the history of Novgorod and Russia. Free guided tours on weekends at a certain time, unfortunately only in Russian...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Holger B
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Amazing! really amazing museum with great collections of armory, household items, drawings, birchbark manuscrips (highly interesting and valuable for the linguists, chroniclers, etc), I have never seen such a huge collection - all dedicated to the Region and local tribes, communities and events. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2014
4  Thank Lia S
Reviewed 24 August 2013

I'm having trouble finding the right place for my review of the history museum that's located inside the Kremlin, as the lead picture that Tripadvisor has posted here is actually of the Museum of Wooden Structures -- which has a separate review. Also, our guide...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank Celia D
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