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Museum "Post Department in Lopasnya"

Phone: (496) 722-40-79

Address: 142301, Moscow region,

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    Literary and Memorial Museum-Reserve of A.P. Chekhov "Melikhovo" - W1355, official web site www.chekhov-melikhovo.com


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    Museum of Letters is located in the building where on the 2-nd of January in 1896 with the active participation of A.Chekhov was opened Post Office. After about 9 months at the request of local residents Telegraph started working here. A.P.Chekhov was present at the opening of the telegraph (going to St.Peterburg for the rehearsal of the play Seagull).

    Memorial Hall is a postal-telegraph office of the 19-th century. Atmosphere of the old post is restored with historical authenticity.

    The museum was opened on the 15-th of July in 1987. 3-meter monument to Chekhov by sculptor M.K.Anikushin was installed on the territory of the museum

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants

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Administrative phone:
    (496) 722-40-79, Fax: (496) 722-40-79

Foundation and opening day:
    opened: 15.07.1987

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific


    permament show rooms 69,12
    temporary exhibitions 39,42
    museum's store 11,72
    museum's parks 0,2

Employee number:
    4 (curators: 2)

Average visitors per year:

Collections volume:
    476, rare collection's items: 322

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