This tour is the perfect way to get to know one of the world's most sophisticated writers, Anton Chekhov, before getting to explore the Museum of the Moscow Arts Theatre.
Memorial rooms of the museum appear before its visitors in exactly the same view as they were during the lifetime of Chekhov. The study room and bedroom of the writer, rooms of his brother and sister and living room were restored based on the drawings and descriptions given by Anton Pavlovich's relatives. The exhibition spanning his entire life and literary history contains a number of personal and original items, including items connected with his medical practice.Next you will visit the Moscow Arts Theatre Museum. The museum has existed since 1923. The base of its collection was founded by the theatrical historical documents fund together with Stanislavsky, Nemirovich-Danchenko and other great theatre artist’s personal reserves. In 1969 the museum outgrew the departmental limits, was removed from the direction of the theater and became a Union museum. Besides the historical documents, there are works of set design and memorial items, connected with history and the modern activity of the Art Theatre.