The Museum has been created as an educational and public institution where the most important periods of art history from the ancient times to the New Age are represented. The Museum became the first institution of this type in Russia. Opened on May 31, 1912, it was named The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in 1937, in honour of Alexander Pushkin, one of the greatest Russian poets. Presently the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts contains over 560 thousand pieces of paintings, sculptures, drawings, applied art works, archeological and numismatics items.
One of the best world collection of French impressionists: Monee, Picasso, Renoir, Matisse, Gogen.
Ancient Egyptian works of art, antique pieces.
European paintings of the 8th-18th centuries.
Ancient Greece, Rome, Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Daily 10:00 – 18:00. Closed: Mondays.