Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton

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The Museum of Russian Icons is a non-profit art museum located in Clinton, Massachusetts, in the United States. The collection includes more than 1,000 Russian icons and related artifacts, making it one of the largest private collections of Russian icons outside of Russia and the largest in North America. The icons in the collection range in date from the 15th century through to the present and covers almost the entire range of Russian icon images, symbols, and forms.
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  • Through a series of events I won't bother you with, I wound up with a couple of passes to this museum. I wasn't really going to even use them, but my wife reminded me one day; so off we went. And I....  more »
  • We stopped in on a lark and were pleasantly surprised by how interesting the collection is. We also made time to have tea and gingerbread in the tea room–which was lovely. The staff was all very...  more »
  • I enjoyed my visit. Not somewhere that you will spend hours, but still very interesting. Very informative.  more »
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  • What a fascinating place! This is a well run museum with an extraordinary collection of icons (Christian paintings some in a specific style) from Russia. Don't miss the jail cells in the basement!
  • The iconography is so beautiful and sublime. The museum is very respectful of the Orthodox faith, and it has been blessed by Russian Orthodox Church. Also, free guided tours are available by knowledgeable historians.
  • Very nice multi-level museum with audio station videos and magnifying glasses. Amazing collection openly displayed. Some history for everyone.
  • What a fantastic museum located in Clinton, MA. The largest collection of Russian Icons available for viewing by the public outside of Eastern Europe. There are fantastic peices on display plus an ever changing temporary exhibition!!!
  • We had an amazing tour with there dossier! We enjoyed learning more about the icons. Greats ladies day out!

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