State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow
Works that span the range of what is creative fill the museum: arts and crafts, sculptures, sketches, and paintings. Although the museum is not equivalent to more prominent museums, it is nonetheless an impressive gallery. Patrons will enjoy the Persian carpets, Eskimo walrus tusk carvings, Iranian ceramics, Caucasian ceremonial costumes, Indian jewelry, and Japanese prints.
The gallery also holds exhibitions featuring the work of local and foreign artists. Of special note are the exhibits dedicated to artists, scientists, and famous travelers of the day. The museum also serves as an anthropological and archaeological research and development facility. Doctors and professionals work at the museum in an effort to promote research. High school students also participate in activities and have formed clubs that benefit from lectures from scientists, historians, and other ingenious individuals.
Tuesday, Friday - Sunday: 11 am - 8 pm; Wednesday, Thursday: 12 pm - 9 pm.
This sight is featured in a self-guided walking tour of Moscow, Russia within the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play. Please download the app to your mobile phone or tablet for travel directions for visiting this sight. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
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Sight Location: Moscow, Russia
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 Km or 0.6 Miles
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Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
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