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The Museum of Russian Life of 19th Century is Now the Member of the Association of Private Museums of Russia

The Museum of Russian Life of the 19th century is located in the Kaluga region (7V Ryabinovaya St., The City of Yukhnov). The museum displays a collection of handicrafts and household items of the late 19th – early 20th centuries that existed in the Kaluga and neighboring regions. Collections of Kaluga tile, glass from the Dyatkovo Crystal Factory, cast iron products of the Maltsovsky factory district, glazed and black-glazed ceramics, and wooden tray plates are of interest. A special pride of the museum is a collection of traditional peasant festive costumes of the southern Russian type of the Kaluga, Tula, Oryol, Ryazan and Voronezh regions and the Northern Russian type of the Smolensk region of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. The costumes exposition is supported by a demonstration of chintz shawls, beaded decorations, peasant shoes, towels, homespun fabrics, accessories and tools for their production.