Tretyakov State Gallery

Tretyakov State Gallery (10, Lavrushinsky Lane, Moscow)

Moscow industrialist Pavel Tretyakov originally established a gallery of his collection of fine Russian art in 1856, and donated nearly 2,000 works (mostly paintings, along with some drawings and sculptures) to the city of Moscow in 1892. Since then, this gallery, located just a walk away from the Kremlin, boasts a collection of over 170,000 works by Russian artists from early religious paintings to modern art. Admission: RUB 450 (adult), RUB 300 (student). Hours: 10 am – 6 pm (Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday), 10 am – 9 pm (Thursday, Friday). Closed on Monday.