Moscow Sights


Gorky Literary Museum (Literaturny Muzey Gorkovo)

Gorky Literary Museum (Literaturny Muzey Gorkovo) Review

Letters, manuscripts, and pictures of the great proletarian writer will be of great interest to Gorky fans. There are also portraits by Nesterov and Serov and a remarkable photograph of Gorky playing chess with Lenin on the Italian island of Capri, where Gorky made his home for many years both before and after the Soviets took power. Gorky never lived here, but there is a miniature wooden reproduction of his childhood home, complete with village yard and outbuildings.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 25a ul. Povarskaya, Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya, Moscow, 121069
  • Phone: 495/690–5130
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mon., Tues., and Thurs. 10–5, Wed. and Fri. noon–7; closed 1st Thurs. of month
  • Subway: Barrikadnaya
  • Location: Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
Updated: 06-24-2013

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