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The State Russian museum of photography


Phone: (831) 434-2523 - ., (831) 437-3743 - .

Address: 603005, Nizhni Novgorod region, 9a, Piskunova str., Nizhniy Novgorod

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Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M1641 - official web page
    The Russian museum of photography - W1536, official web site www.fotomuseum.nnov.ru/

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Description:
    The state Russian museum of photography was created on the initiative of the public of Nizhny Novgorod in 1992. It is located in the house where lived and worked the famous Russian photographers Andrey Karelin and Maksim Dmitriyev. The museum exposition shows the history of photography from the moment of its creation. In the museum are presented the unique collections of photographs, the wooden tripod cameras, "Kodak", "Agfa", "Leika", "Fotokor", "FED", "Zeiss Ikon", "Foigtlander" cameras and etc. Some of the most interesting exhibits are the stereo images, the holograms, the Dark room (laboratory), the camera obscura. On the first floor there are the exhibitions of Russian and foreign photographers. Here are held the master-classes on photography. Every year the museum organizes the region, all-Russian and international festivals involving photographers from all over the Russia and many other countries


Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall, public library

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (831) 411-8247, Fax: (831) 411-8247



Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 21.09.1992

Organisation status:
   Municipal

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society

Classification:
    Historical,Regional museum,Science and technics,Painting art


Squares:
    permament show rooms 1042
    temporary exhibitions 1002
    museum's store 282

Employee number:
    17 (curators: 7)

Average visitors per year:
    33 300


Specific departments:
    archive, science library, experts team

Collections volume:
    202444, rare collection's items: 190245



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