The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, Minsk
(4.4/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Explore one of the largest collections of Belarusian and foreign art at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus. Opened in 1939, the museum moved to its present two-story building with 10 spacious halls in 1957. It houses over 27,000 works of art. When you visit, leave your bags in the cloakroom downstairs and get an audio guide at the museum shop. As you wander the museum, notice the portraits of grand dukes and their families. You'll see heroic revolutionary art, including evocative pictures of Minsk, which was devastated by bombing. The museum also features a vast collection of modern art, as well as Asian art from the 14th-20th centuries. Amenities include a cafe and a shop selling postcards, books, and other souvenirs. Arrange to visit The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus and other attractions in Minsk using our Minsk family vacation planner.
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  • A good Museum. Can compare, probably with biological Tretyakov Gallery. The collection gives a complete introduction and about Russian artists, and about Belarusian. It was not clear what part of the temporary expositions. and what is constant, but some exhibits seem very unusual, in particular, Belarusian icons.
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  • Signed the Minsk Museum, is located in the city centre. Here presented Russian, Belarusian and European painting, Belarusian church art (icons, metal, Catholic wooden sculpture) are interesting exhibitions and events. Of greatest interest, of course, will cause the Belarusian and Russian painting, the Museum exhibited by many famous artists whose names are known to everybody. Been here a few times, visited last Wednesday of the month, when a free entry. By the way, this is one of the few Belarusian museums, leading scientific and restoration work for the staff of the NATIONAL great respect.
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  • Not far from the Presidential Palace and "President-Hotel". When you log on you can actually jump the queue to buy tickets for the current exhibitions, price-from 4 up to 8 local roubles depending on privileges (students, seniors, etc.). We hit the Russian artists 19-20 centuries, beautiful imported exposition for one visit and not obojdjosh'. Friendly staff, large rooms, almost no visitors, that very much pleases. For lovers of painting-a must visiting.
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  • This museum, although not big has always some interesting exposition going on. The paintings are not stacked one above the other and the illumination of the building is really well done. The cheap prices for the ticket make it an inexpensive visit.
  • There are several reasons why I like this museum a lot: quality of paintings, exhibition rooms are not overfilled with paintings and mainly in the upper floors there is a lot of light due to the interesting architecture of the building. This museum have signs in English, this is one of the exceptions. The art ranges from the contemporary to the medieval with everything in between and a scattering of work from other parts of the world. Have to say this is still an impressive museum of Belarus, also there are works by Belarusian artists.
  • Very compact museum with not bad pieces of belarusian and russian art.
  • A lot of interesting objects there you can find
  • Check it out - very funny but also informative on mainly Russian artists.