Irkutsk Regional Memorial Decembrists Museum, Volkonsky House, Irkutsk

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Glimpse the lives of some of Russia's most famous revolutionaries at Irkutsk Regional Memorial Decembrists Museum, Volkonsky House, one of the Siberian abodes that housed exiled nobles. The Decembrist revolt took place in 1825 when factions of the military and noble classes rose up against the autocracy of the Russian czar, resulting in the exiles of thousands of the elite to Siberia's vast expanses. Visit the home of Prince Sergei Volkonsky, one of the uprising's notable figures, and see how he transitioned from his privileged lifestyle to his new home. Explore the interior of the wooden house and its living quarters, replete with musical instruments, decorative furniture, paintings, vases, and other personal belongings of the prince and his family. Don't miss an up-close look at the original books that once belonged to prominent figures in the revolutionary movement, signed with their names. Put Irkutsk Regional Memorial Decembrists Museum, Volkonsky House on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Irkutsk journey planner .
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  • In this great House of wood from the beginning of 1825 we find the atmosphere that the middle-class families or exiled aristocrats of the tsar Alexander. Pyramid piano, French dishes music box
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  • An inexpensive museum in a Decemberist's house in Irkutsk. Walking distance from other city sites. This gives a good, concise overview of the life experienced by those who were known as the Decemberis...  more »
  • You can view the life-contact the revolutionaries have been dispelled. If you are just working in the photo would take a grunge rippling would boil down to tagging along. You will see the time.
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  • very nice place
  • Trends of the revolution
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  • Place breathes history, such is left on the map quite a bit. Distressed that rarely go here irkutjane
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