Roerich Family Museum Institute

08 Jun , 11:00–18:00
1, 18-ya Liniya, Vasilievsky Island

The Roerich Family Museum Institute is located on Vasilievsky Island, in the old mansion of Academician Botkin that Nikolai Roerich visited many times. The basis of the memorial display of the Museum is the heritage preserved by Helena Roerich’s niece Lyudmila Mitusova and her family. Over several years, the owners of private collections have donated a number of art pieces and other exhibits to the museum. To date, its collection numbers about 15,000 items, including personal belongings, manuscripts, paintings, decorative and applied arts, archaeological artefacts, photographs and other cultural treasures reflecting the broad context of the Roerich family’s life and work.

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