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Isaac Markovich Khalatnikov passed away


On January 9, 2021, at the age of 101, a resident of the House on the embankment, physicist Isaac Markovich Khalatnikov, passed away. In the 1940s and 1950s, Isaak Khalatnikov was part of a group of theoretical scientists working on the development of nuclear weapons. The scientist conducted joint research together with the great physicist Lev Landau.

Isaac Markovich Khalatnikov

Khalatnikov was the first director of the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, and worked in this position for almost 30 years.

The staff of the Museum” House on the Embankment ” expresses its deep condolences to the family and friends and will always remember Isaac Markovich as a cheerful and cheerful person.

Dear visitors


The Museum is closed for visitors from 13 November to 21 January in accordance with the Order of Moscow Mayor On Amendments to Decree № 68-UM Issued by Moscow Mayor on 8 June 2020.

Until 13 November, Museum tickets can be bought online only. Please, get your ticket to the GULAG History Museum at our website or ask the cashier for assistance.

Buying a ticket requires filling in your personal data: full name, date of birth, email, and mobile number. The Museum neither collects nor processes your personal data. The ticket operator transmits them directly to the executive authorities of Moscow.

You must also tick 4 boxes confirming that you are under 65 years old, you have no illnesses requiring self-isolation, the coronavirus is not suspected in you and you have no symptoms of any acute respiratory viral infection, you didn’t contact those who were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection.

Stay safe and protect others.

Moscow City Day


During the annual Moscow City Day celebrated on the first weekend of September, the entrance to The House on the Embankment Museum
will be free of charge for all categories of citizens.

To get the free ticket, you need to:
• click the link Buy tickets
• choose a time slot and the number of tickets on September 05 or 06
• press Go to Payment, and the price will be 0 Rubles
• get your ticket emailed to the address which you specified during the purchase.
Show your tickets at the ticket office at the Museum entrance.
Note that it’s possible to visit the Museum only with your face mask on.

See you at the Museum!

From 3 July, the Museum works according to the new schedule


Wed, Fri 10:00 – 18:30
Thu 11:00 – 21:00
Sat, Sun 11:00 – 18:00
The museum is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and on the last Friday of every month.
Moscow Museum Week campaign was put on hold under Instruction № 39 of 11 June 2020 issued by the Department of Culture of Moscow.


Tickets are available only at the museum’s website.
To book an individual guided tour, please call us: +7 495 959-49-36.

Dear visitors


Admission to the museum starts on 03 July. Tickets are available only at the museum’s website. Call us to book an individual guided tour: +7 495 959-49-36.

Here are the new rules for visiting the Museum during the pandemic

1. Admission is possible only if you have e-tickets bought in advance at the Museum’s website with date and hour of your visit specified.

2. If you haven’t bought an e-ticket in advance, it’s possible to buy it at the Museum’s ticket office only if free places for the upcoming session are available.

3. Visitors entitled to various benefits and those entitled to free admission are kindly asked to buy correspondent tickets at the Museum’s website and attend the ticket office to show a document confirming their benefit.

4. Wearing a mask in the Museum is mandatory.

5. The floors in public spaces and expositions are marked to help visitors keep the distance.

6. All surfaces in the Museum get disinfected regularly. You can buy personal protective equipment and sanitize your hands in the Museum.

7. Combined guided tours are not held temporarily. an individual guided tour or a group guided tour for up to 5 persons. Call us to book an individual guided tour: +7 495 959‑49‑36

8. Moscow Museum Week campaign was put on hold under Instruction № 39 of 11 June 2020 issued by the Department of Culture of Moscow.


Dear visitors


The Museum is closed for visitors from 13 November to 21 January in accordance with the Order of Moscow Mayor On Amendments to Decree № 68-UM Issued by Moscow Mayor on 8 June 2020.

Evening “the Fate of crossing»


October 26 at 18.00 in The Museum “House on the Embankment” will be an evening of “Fate of the cross”, dedicated to the commander of the 2nd Cavalry army Philip Mironov.

The future hero of the civil war Philip Mironov was born in the village of Ust-Medveditskaya Don region in a Cossack family. In 1914, he volunteered for the army, and at the end of world war I was awarded 4 orders and the rank of military Sergeant. During the Civil war, Philip Mironov fought on the side of the Bolsheviks and received many awards. However, the fate of the hero of the First world war and the Civil war was tragic. Actively opposed to the policy of “raskazachivaniya” , in 1921 he was arrested on false denunciation and shot.

About the history of Philip Mironov, about raskazachivanii writer Yuri Trifonov in 1978 wrote the novel “the old Man”. People involved in the fate of the commander lived in The ” house on the waterfront.” About this paradoxical interweaving of destinies and biographies will be discussed in the report of the employee of the State archive of the Rostov region V. Grechko- “Destinies of crossing”.

The TV channel “Spas” Released a story about Yuri Trifonov


In the next program of the cycle “Moscow in the works of Russian writers” TV program “Orthodox encyclopedia” tells about Yuri Trifonov.

The guest of the program, the writer’s widow, Director of the Museum “House on the Embankment” Olga Trifonova.

The program is attended by well-known Muscovite, historian and writer Alexander Vaskin. The leader – the priest Alexei Uminsky

The live TV program – on August 10 of 2019

A meeting of admirers of Yuri Trifonov on 30 August 2018.


August 30 at 19:00 in the Museum will meet fans of Yuri Trifonov, an outstanding writer of the XX century, who gave the name of the House on the waterfront.

This evening you can read aloud excerpts from the works of Yuri Valentinovich and talk with the widow of the writer Olga Romanovna Trifonova.

The meeting is dedicated to the 93rd anniversary of Yu. V. Trifonov, which is celebrated on August 28.

Mandatory registration by phone: +7 (495) 959-49-36

Admission is free.

Exhibition "Four on Ice, not counting dogs"


In 2018 the end of expedition "Papanincev" on the first in the world drifting scientific station "North Pole-1" has turned out 80 years.

The ice landing took place on May 21, 1937, and the wintering ended on February 19, 1938. The expedition was attended by residents of the House on the waterfront: Hydrobiologist and oceanographer P.P. Shirshov, pilots I.P. Mazuruk and M.V. Drunk, M.S. Babaushkin.

This event is devoted to the exhibition "Four on Ice, not counting the dog", which presents the personal belongings of the participants of the expedition from the funds of the Museum "house on the Embankment", as well as exhibits from the collection of the Museum of History of the institute Oceanology RAS, including a gift Photo Album "Papanincev" with photos of M.A. Troyanovski. The composition of the album includes more than 500 expeditionary photographs, which can be carefully considered on the interactive monitor.