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V. Sukschyov Irkutsk Regional Art Museum

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Absolutely must see

You should not miss this museum if you love art. It has a huge collection of paintings, sculptures... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Wonderful regional gallery

It is really a good luck that private collections which became a base for this museum remained... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
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27 May 2018
“Absolutely must see”
13 Jul 2016
“Wonderful regional gallery”
Lenina St., 5, Irkutsk 664025, Russia
+7 395 234-01-46
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

You should not miss this museum if you love art. It has a huge collection of paintings, sculptures, mainly romanticism. I spent three hours there and finally bought a catalog in the gift shop.

1  Thank Yuentze
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It is really a good luck that private collections which became a base for this museum remained untouched. And later curators we're improving it, based on available resources. Anyway, some classics of Russian arts have there pieces, and not bad pieces, still here. Worth visiting...

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Nice collection of paintings from a range of eras. Some interesting portraits of the Tsars ranging from the almost Icon like pictures of the first Romanov to the curvy busts of Catherine The Great. Very cheap entry. Good value for an hour or so.

Thank Valleyone
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and range of exhibits on show. There's a very strong collection of 19th century paintings, both historic and contemporary. The guides that are in English give a certain interpretation, but, as in all galleries, you learn from the...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Ecliectic mix, regional works, religious artifiacts (Christian and Buddhist), pottery. We didn't get to visit the XIX century paintings due to a live performance, but they looked good on a quick visit.

1  Thank GWH3_12
Reviewed 14 August 2012 via mobile

As it only costs 100 rubles for entry I hardly think I should comment that it's hardly value for money - but that's how I feel. The paintings are poor and poorly displayed. There are only a few explanations of what your looking at in...More

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