The oldest Russian Pushkin Museum conducts the history since 1879. Rich collection of the museum collected over many decades, and today the museum has a unique collection of iconographic, memorial, visual, historical – household materials of Pushkin’s era; paintings, drawings and sculptures by great masters of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Without being limited on the life and work of Alexander Pushkin, a museum complex has become a collection of the widest range of materials of Russian history and culture of XVIII – XIX centuries.
National Pushkin Museum – is a unique museum complex, which consists of six museums: Literary – monographic exhibition “A. Pushkin. Life and Works “, Memorial Museum – Apartment of Alexander Pushkin, Memorial Museum – Lyceum, Memorial Museum – Summer cottage of Alexander Pushkin, Memorial Museum – Flat of N. Nekrasov, Museum – farmstead of G. Derzhavin.
All museums are located in buildings – monuments of culture XVIII – XIX centuries.
In 1997, the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation National Pushkin Museum is related to valuable objects of cultural heritage of nations of Russia.