Museum of Musical Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan was established in 2005 to preserve and promote the musical heritage of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The creation of the Museum of Music culture of the Republic of Tatarstan in Kazan was preceded by a series of thematic exhibitions of musical instruments: the first Kazan exhibition of musical instruments named "All innermost strings of hearts ..." (1998-1999), a triptych of exhibitions "Kurlay's Melodies", "Saz, my sweet and sad ..." "In Tukay's rhythms" (2002-2003). The research project "Music of the Museum" was carried out in the framework of establishment of the museum. This project is a winner of the grant competition of the museum projects "a Changing Museum in a Changing World" held by Vladimir Potanin's Charity Fund; here the exhibition "World of Musical Instruments" (2007), the catalog of "National Museum of Musical Instruments of the Republic of Tatarstan "(2008) were created, research seminars, workshops, master classes and round tables with participation of leading musicologists and performers of Tatarstan and the Volga region, museum and educational program consisting of a cycle tour concerts were conducted. Cultural and educational activities are carried out within the Musical reception room (visit http://www.museum.ru/N33606).
The museum is conducting research work on the scientific concept creation, funds expansion. The museum will appreciate any cooperation in formation of collections and creation of the museum