The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, Minsk

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Explore one of the largest collections of Belarusian and foreign art at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus. Opened in 1939, the museum moved to its present two-story building with 10 spacious halls in 1957. It houses over 27,000 works of art. When you visit, leave your bags in the cloakroom downstairs and get an audio guide at the museum shop. As you wander the museum, notice the portraits of grand dukes and their families. You'll see heroic revolutionary art, including evocative pictures of Minsk, which was devastated by bombing. The museum also features a vast collection of modern art, as well as Asian art from the 14th-20th centuries. Amenities include a cafe and a shop selling postcards, books, and other souvenirs. To visit The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus on your holiday in Minsk, and find out what else Minsk has to offer, use our Minsk driving holiday planning app .
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  • I have been to this museum many times, i often come here, because every time I discover something new. Yesterday I decided to see new exhibitions and get to know new artists. I want to say that the museum is located in two buildings, one of which exists since the day of its founding and is a classic museum. The second task - modern, transparent, with glass ceilings opening the sky. The museum presents the fine art of both the west and the east, the beautiful painting of Russian artists: Kuinji, Aivazovsky, Vasnetsov, Makovsky, Vrubel and many others. But it's a classic. In the gallery between the two buildings, there is always a...
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  • It's a good art gallery. Exhibits of different eras and peoples are presented. You can learn a lot from the history of Belarus with an audio guide. There are a lot of paintings, the building is huge. There are also icons and contemporary art. Audio guide can take 1 in 3-5 people or even more, because there are not headphones, and a kind of remote-column and it can be turned on loudly enough. There is no point in paying for photography separately, because no one even checks it, everyone just goes and takes pictures. In general, loved it, the prices are low, the certificate confirming that you are a schoolboy or a student do not ask, take your word for it.
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  • Unfortunately big part of museum was closed for reconstruction when visited this place. But I still loved everything I saw and recommend everyone to visit this museum. I honestly can't wait to come back and still whole place. Entrance fee is only 6rubles which is approximately $3
  • The National Art Museum is a cultural house of Belarus. Its holdings are considered one of the biggest in Eastern Europe. Today it is not only a museum/art gallery but also a modern scientific and educational center and an art platform. The diverse collections of the National Art Museum include over 30,000 items of Belarusian and foreign art.
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