Musems | History of the city
Museum-memorial of V.I. Lenin

Museum-memorial of V.I. Lenin was opened in Ulyanovsk on the 2nd of November 1941. Since April of 1970 it is arranged in the building of Lenin memorial - the monument of history, culture, architecture of the 20th century.
Museum exposition is the only one in the country that uncover life and activity of V.I. Lenin against the background of political history of Russian state of the end of the 19th - the beginning of the 20th centuries, his contemporaries, companions, opponents.


Museum 'Town planning and architecture of Simbirsk-Ulyanovsk'

In the summer 2001 in Ulyanovsk was opened new museum - "Town planning and architecture of Simbirsk-Ulyanovsk". The museum occupied an old cottage, which is situated in L.Tolstogo St. (former Pokrovskaya St.). The cottage was a part of farm complex and was typical for Simbirsk architecture of the middle of the 19th century.


Museum of city life 'Simbirsk of the beginning of the 19th - the end of the 20th century'

Museum of city life is arranged in the former manor of priest I.A. Anaksagarov in Moskovskaya St. (now Lenin St.). At the manor territory are situated a big house with a mezzanine, where the priest's family lived, two wings, and also outhouses, which were reconstructed according to the drafts, pictures and photographs (the summer kitchen, the bath-house, the coach-house, the bower, and the well).


Ulyanovsk regional museum of local lore named after I.A. Goncharov

Ulyanovsk regional museum of local lore named after I.A. Goncharov was founded in 1895 and occupied Goncharov's house-museum. The construction was built according to the project of the famous Simbirsk architect A.A. Shode in 1912 - 1916 specially for the museum. Collection of Ulyanovsk regional museum of local lore includes about 130 thousand pieces.


Historical-architectural complex 'Simbirsk zasechnaya cherta (defense line)'

In 2001 at the place of miraculously remained in the city fragment of a bank of Simbirsk-Karsun zasechnaya cherta (defense line) was built the historical-architectural complex "Simbirsk "zasechnaya cherta" (defense line). Now the complex is headed by I.V. Esenina and it is very popular among the citizens and guests of our city.


State historical-memorial reserve 'Homeland of V.I. Lenin'

The state historical-memorial reserve "Homeland of V.I. Lenin" is a unique complex of history, culture, and architect monuments of old Simbirsk. Now reserve activity is directed to preservation and reconstruction of the architecture of old Simbirsk, a provincial city of the last half of the 19th century.


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