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List of Guided Tours

Museum of Russian Icon offers a chance to see and learn about a variety of different monuments of the history of art: from the samples of early Christian, Byzantine, and Post-Byzantine culture, works of the Russian Orthodox art to the unique works of Ethiopian Christian Culture
  • Tour of the Museum (duration: 1.5 – 2.5 hours);
  • Russian Icon Painting of the XIV–XVI Centuries (duration: 1 – 1.5 hours)
  • Russian Icon Painting of the XVII Century. Icon Painters of the Tsars (duration: 1 – 1.5 hours);
  • Russian Icon Painting of the XVIII Century. Traditions and Innovations (duration: 1 – 1.5 hours);
  • Russian Icon Painting of the XIX – early XX Century. The main Styles, Leading Centers and Masters (duration: 1 – 2 hours);
  • Art of the Byzantine Empire of the Ancient and Post-Byzantine periods (duration: 1 hour);
  • Secrets of Old Masters: the Technique of Icon Creation (duration: 1 – 1.5 hours);
  • The World of the Russian Community of Old Believers: Culture of Old Believers (duration: 1.5 hours);
  • Ethiopian Art and Culture (duration: 1 – 1.5 hours); • Russian Miracle Workers and the Cloisters they Founded (duration: over 1.5 hours);
  • The Liturgy and the Icon: the Interior of an Orthodox Church (duration: over 1.5 hours).
During the Christmas holidays we offer a special tour A Christmas Story for Kids and Adults (suitable for children over 7 years old).