Manor of Merchant Rukavishnikov on the Verkhne-Volzhskaya Embankment, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

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Rukavishnikov Mansion

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This exhibition space is located inside a 19th-century mansion once belonging to the Rukavishnikov merchant family. You can wander through the rooms on your own or join one of the hourly 40-minute tours in Russian and (less frequently) in English. Furniture and the illustrious interior of the unusual mansion are the threads running through the tours or a visit, and these are complemented by changing exhibitions – often with a focus on household furnishing and objects.

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