The House-museum of Decembrists - a branch of Regional Museum opened in Kurgan December 10, 1975. The museum is located in the house, where from 1833 to 1837 he lived during the Decembrist MM Naryshkin, with his family.
Mikhail Naryshkin, Colonel Tarutino Infantry Regiment and belonged to a noble and wealthy family. After the uprising at Senate Square, was sentenced to hard labor, and in March 1833 with his wife Elizabeth, to share his fate, came to settle in Barrow. The house where the family settled, and was one of the richest provincial town houses. After the restoration of the house has preserved not only in appearance but also interior design, architectural and decorative elements of the interior rooms. Thanks to the details set out in letters to the hostess Elizabeth Naryshkin, in the museum have been restored interior rooms owners of the house, living room, dining room and library.
The furniture in the museum team, part of it is made of mahogany, some items made of Karelian birch. Furnishings complemented by products of applied art, bronze, porcelain, silver utensils