The Museum of Local Lore and Art was opened on Deсember 20, 1980.
The exposition Aleksin's Museum of Local Lore and Art is disposed in the four-story mansion, built at the beginning of the XIX - th century, the most beautiful architectural monument, protected by the State.
In the funds of the Museum there are more then 22 thousand exhibits, collections: paleontological, archaeological, numismatic, works of fine arts; documents, things and photo materials of history of Aleksin land.
The exposition of Museum (18 halls, 597,6 square metres) consists of the following departments: "Department of the nature", "The archaeological past of the land", "Aleksin in the XIV-XIX-th centuries", "The land of Soviet period", "The land during the Great Patriotic War", "Aleksin's region today", "Art department".
The Museum is famous popular center of culture of the town