Repin Museum

Volga Region

The Repin Museum in Shiryaevo, north of Samara, has a nice selection of Volga River paintings, including some Repin reproductions. The appeal lies less in seeing the art, however, than in experiencing this quintessential Volga village.

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2. Children’s Art Gallery

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3. Modern Museum

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5. Alabin Museum

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