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“Excellent 18th Century Museum”
Dec 22, 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Personal belongings, autographs of the writers, first editions of their books, engravings, and rare issues of Odessa newspapers of hundreds of writers are located in the museum. A new garden statue is unveiled each year. You'll need a Russian speaker with you if you don't...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

make sure you have good guide: this place is all about stories and context while sculptures are true art

3  Thank CreativeDivemaster
Reviewed 17 October 2017

As it is a russian litterature museum, it is of course better to have some knowledge of the language but each room has a summary in English. The display is very nice. The small park with the sculptures is very pleasant.

1  Thank Thierry V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Loved it - the building, the design of the rooms, interesting and unusual. The garden with sculpturs are fun, loved the mix of new and old ones, skifs. Not sure if it is for everyone - you should know russian culture and litriture, then your...More

1  Thank אולגה מ
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Odessa is not only the musical center of Ukraine, but place of birth generations of the world's most gifted virtuosos. Just a few names from a long list: Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh, Nathan Milstein, Isaac Stern, Benno Moiseiwitsch, Sviatoslav Richter and Emil Gilels. School of...More

1  Thank NatalyOds
Reviewed 19 April 2014

This place is very special but not everybody is able to recognize its value. I had the luxury of taking a private tour in the garden with a worker of the museum, who explained very well the nuances and the importance of every item and...More

Thank Leon B
Reviewed 29 October 2013

It is the best place for those who are interested in russian literature. Russian here means more written in russian language. We really admired our guides

1  Thank maria_krasa
Reviewed 12 September 2013

The price of admission is a bit high for the few statues that are actually there. There was a photo exhibition that was included in the price, but again it seemed underwhelming.

Thank SergeY-Atomic
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Though it is now part of the Ukraine, the Crimea used to be part of Russia. This palace was never lived in, but rather given over to the Literary Society. The interior is beautiful with exhibits from Russia's literary giants, including Pushkin. We were treated...More

3  Thank skyhoosier
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Ridiculous collection of random objects intended to symbolize a literary epoch. The rationale for such a sad attempt is never clear. You can see a similarly pointless exhibit in Moscow.

1  Thank Elena S
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