Cultural Heritage Museum of Antique Art
Sochi, Central district, Navaginskaya ul., building 9d, Atrium Shopping and Entertainment Center, shop 211
Tel .: +7 (918) 171-17-32
Tue, Thu, Fri: 13:00 – 17:00
Adults – 150 rubles
Children 8 to 16 years old – 100 rubles
Children 7 years old and younger – free
The museum founder
Aghvan Mnatsakanovich Asaturian
The basis of the museum and the creation of the collection was the John the Theologian icon, acquired by Agvan Mnatsakanovich Asaturian, in exchange for a denim shirt in 1976.
The museum’s mission is to preserve objects of art for future generations and to show and draw attention to the beauty of the unique works of art created by masters of past years.
The museum collection contains a collection of icons and church utensils from the beginning of the 18th – beginning of the 20th centuries, lacquer miniature products made by the hereditary icon painters of Palekh, Mstyora, Fedoskino, and Kholuy in the 1930s-50s, a collection of carved ivory from the 17th – 20th centuries, a silver utensil collection (84 objects) from the 18th – 19th centuries, and collections of paintings, bronze, porcelain, coins, etc.