The Museum of Figure Skating “Ice Olympus” – Private Museums of Russia

The Museum of Figure Skating “Ice Olympus”




Moscow Oblast

Contact information

Khimki, Novogorsk community, Sokolovskaya Ul., Building 7

Tel.: +7 (903) 236-36-52

E-mail: andrey.uvarov20@inbox.ru

Instagram: selfie.icemuseum

Operating hours

10:00 – 19:00 daily (by appointment)

Ticket price

Free

Founder of the museum

Andrei Uvarov

Founded

2013

About museum

The Museum of Olympic Victories in Russian Figure Skating “Ice Olympus” appeared in 2013 at the Olympic base in Novogorsk near Moscow. The initiator of the museum was Andrei Uvarov, a collector of artifacts. The museum exposition leads tells its story from the first Olympic champion Nikolai Panin-Kolomenkin, who won the first gold in 1908. The exposition includes a collection of antique skates from Peter I to the present day, and a collection of costumes of Olympic champions A. Gorshkov, M. Marinin, T. Volosozhar, M. Trankov, A. Sotnikova, etc. Other items include: a collection of table medals and badges of world and European champions, antique postcards, prints and newspapers from the 19th – 20th centuries, photos, and personal belongings of athletes. The museum collaborates with the Russian Olympic Committee and the Moscow Figure Skating Federation. The museum was presented at the Fans’ House at the Olympics in Sochi and Pyeongchang, as well as at many international figure skating competitions. Traveling exhibitions are held in Moscow, united in the cycle called “Sports. Art. Personality”.