Mikhail Bulgakov's Museum, Moscow

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Visit the strange world that surrounded and influenced one of Russia's most famous 20th-century writers at Mikhail Bulgakov's Museum. Situated on the fourth floor of the communal apartment block where Bulgakov had a room after coming to Moscow, the museum melds the authentic atmosphere of the time with the supernatural scenery of his novels, most notably "The Master and Margarita," where the writer immortalized his quarters as "The Odd Flat." The museum is furnished and decorated to take you back to the time when the writer lived there, featuring various personal belongings as well as those of family and contemporaries. The museum regularly organizes theater performances of Bulgakov's plays, novels, and stories. The ground floor of the same building features another museum dedicated to Bulgakov as well, so consider combining the two for the full experience. Mikhail Bulgakov's Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Moscow Edition.
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  • August 10, 2017
    House with lots of energy. and walking in the yard beautiful cat. .. maybe even Behemoth. Inside the Museum there is a cozy Café. Entrance to the Museum is free, if you take the tour, then chargeable. You can write a wish and it will come true.
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  • August 7, 2017
    For fans and lovers of the genre of the romantic mysticism of unrivaled Maestro! Honestly, a little bit of everything represented otherwise. But all turned out to be a very hard-the square, alkashi, and deboshiry all in this spirit))) As it is in this atmosphere created their masterpieces, a mystery to me.
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  • July 28, 2017
    If you've never read Bulgakov, then you're probably not reading this review. On a more serious note, this is the place for true Bulgakov fans to visit. There are actually two museums here. There is on...  more »
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  • Great place, especially for people that like reading Bulgakovs stories, novels etc. Museum is free to visit, but I'd you want to listen excursion - about 300 rub/person
  • Very well organized museums on the life and works of the great XX century Russian novelist Mikhail Bulgakov. Don't miss the Kvartira 50, where the writer and his third wife lived with two other couples in a stalinist communal apartment.
  • Small but very cozy museum about the writer Bulgakov. There is also a theater and movie theater on the premises. There are a lot of events like lectures and concerts, checking in advance if English translation is possible is a must. There is also an option to do a midnight tour of Moscow visiting the places mentioned in Master and Margareta which is very much worth the effort.
  • Here you can see the typewriter of Stalin's critical civilian, who also wrote his favourite play. And some more exhibits to remember the Master.
  • Fascinating place for inspiration

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