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State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

The State Museum of Oriental Art, established in 1918, holds an impressive collection of Asian art and culture. From the Middle East and Far East, Central Asia, the Caucasus and the indigenous tribes of Siberia and Eastern Russia, Asian art is represented at its finest and in meticulous form.

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.

Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Friday - Sunday: 11 am - 8 pm; Wednesday, Thursday: 12 pm - 9 pm.

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Sight Name: State Museum of Oriental Art
Sight Location: Moscow, Russia
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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