Falconry Museum at the Falconry Center of Konstantin Sokolov – Private Museums of Russia

Falconry Museum at the Falconry Center of Konstantin Sokolov




Moscow Oblast

Contact information

Moscow Region, Mytishchi, Lyskovo, building 14

Tel.: +7 (917) 511-69-61, +7 (916) 940-09-04

E-mail: f-h-m@mail.ru

www.falconry-museum.ru

Operating hours

From 10:00 to 18:00 by appointment

Ticket price

From 1000 rubles

Founder of the museum

Konstantin Igorevich Sokolov

Founded

2010

About museum

2010 – the placement of the collection in a separate building and the beginning of conducting cultural and educational programs. 2016 – relocation, creation of the Falconry Centre, and placement of the exhibition on the territory of the Centre. It is the only Russian museum where tourists can learn more about falconry as a part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage, recognized by UNESCO in an interactive form. Konstantin Sokolov is the founder of the museum, a practicing falconer, and the bearer of intangible cultural heritage. The falconry exhibition is located in a spacious yurt, where the falconry of different time periods is presented in a comprehensive way: Arabic, Japanese, European, British, American, Asian and Russian falconry from classic to modern.

The collection contains more than 750 exhibits and covers a number of historical periods and trends in the development of World and Russian falconry art in various types and directions, spanning more than 1000 years: from the 10th century to the 21st century. Here you can learn more about the subtleties of keeping hunting birds, the technology of making falconer’s ammunition, and the peculiarities of hunting some types of game.

The museum’s collection includes porcelain figurines, engravings, books, postcards, stamps, coins, badges, items of ammunition, devices for training of hunting birds, and so on.