The above museum is located in the
mansion, which was occupied by a timber manufacturer Laptev M.A.
The house in "modern" style was built at the beginning of the XIX
century. The museum's foundation and the starting point of its collection
are connected with the name of the famous Russian artist Michael
Nesterov. At present the museum's collection includes 8500 exhibits.
The main displays among them represent Old Russian Art, Art of the
XVIII-XX centuries, West-European Art of the XVI-XIX centuries,
Bashkir National Decorative and Applied Art and Modern Fine Art
of Bashkortostan Republic. Currently the museum acts not only as
a place, where unique collections are kept, but also as a center
on their scientific study, publication and propaganda.
Address: Gogol Str. 27, Ufa, Bashkortostan. Tel.: (3472) 22-13-85
Opening hours: from 10.00 a.m. to 18.00 p.m. Days off: Sunday, Monday.