Exhibitions situated inside the monuments of architecture narrate the Russian history, culture, and traditions of the Russian aristocracy. Works of masters of Russian portrait school of the 18th century, landscape paintings of the 19th century are exhibited in the halls of the museum. The museum possesses a unique collection of fairy canvases by E.V. Chestnyakov. Nowadays, a priority subject of the museum is “The 400th anniversary of the house of Romanov”. Collections to be found in the museum satisfy the interests of the most ambitious and exigent history buffs and art amateurs.
Address: 156000, Kostroma, Prospect Mira, 7
Tel./fax : +7 (4942) 31 68 37, 31 26 41
Open-air Museum “Kostromaskaya Sloboda”
Kostroma Museum of Architecture and Ethnography, and Open-air Landscape Museum “Kostromaskaya Sloboda” is situated in the most beautiful place – at the junction of the rivers Kostroma and Volga, near the ancient Ipatiev Monastery. The pearl of the museum – the oldest wooden church of Russia – is the church fr om the Cathedral of Our Lady (1552). The museum possesses 28 monuments of wooden architecture – residential and utility constructions, samples of church architecture. They are interesting if you want to see old Russian izbas (wooden houses) and churches gathered in one place. It is better to go to a village to see the izbas, but if you don't have enough time, you can see them in this museum. Tourists are offered diverse sightseeing and interactive programs, folk holidays are celebrated.
Address: 156004, Kostroma, Prosveshcheniya St., 1A
Tel./fax: +7 (4942) 37 25 73, 37 25 04
Ecclesiastical Museum of History and Architecture
Ecclesiastical Museum of History and Architecture (Kostroma Eparchy, Russian Orthodox Church) is situated directly in the Ipatiev Monastery. Exhibitions in the museum recount the role of the Ipatiev Monastery and Kostroma region and the destiny of the houses of Godunov and Romanov.
Address: 156000 Kostroma, Prosveshcheniya St., 1
Tel./fax: +7 (4942) 31 25 89
Museum of Linen and Birch Bark
“Linen Kostroma” – so an exposition is called where old and modern cloths are presented and flax processing is visually demonstrated. The name of the other hall of the museum is “Birch Bark Fairy-Tales”. The central position is held by a unique collection of Russian birch bark fairy-tales. There are not only tours, but also master classes at the museum. One can see works of Kostroma craftswomen and also goods to buy are available. The museum offers a great variety of flax, birch bark, ceramics souvenirs, and archaized household articles.
Address: 156002, Kostroma, Tereshkovoy St., 38
Tel./fax: +7 (4942) 31 05 89
Exhibition and amusement complex “Snegurochka’s Chamber”
Exhibition and amusement complex “Snegurochka’s Chamber”offers various types of excursions, interactive and entertainment programmes with Snegurochka’s participation. The guests have an opportunity not only to get acquainted with the Slavs traditions, the way of Snegurochka's life, but will have a chance to visit the “Ice room”, made of the lake ice, wh ere Snegurochka feels herself comfortable even in Summer time. Snegurochka and Ded Moroz (Father Frost) hold New Year Show Programs every week with multiple competitions, games and other entertainment in the cosy restaurant, located close by the Chamber.
Address: 156006 Kostroma, Lagernaya St., 38/13
Tel. +7 (4942) 42-66-42
Ostrovsky Kostroma State Drama Theatre
The Old Provincial Theatre which was founded in 1808 and is now called the Ostrovsky Drama Theatre, also operates in Kostroma. The theatre is one of the oldest provincial Russian theatres. Its history is inseparably connected with life and work of a great dramatist A. Ostrovskiy (1823-1886), who created his best plays while living in Kostroma region. All Ostrovskiy plays were run in our theatre named after Ostrovkiy since 1923. 29 performances are in the theatre repertoire (Russian and foreign classics, contemporary plays and performances for children). 446 seats are in the Great Hall of the theatre. The small stage was opened in 2004. The Museum of the theatre and historic costume exists in the theatre.
Address: 156000, Kostroma, Prospect Mira, 9
Tel.: +7 (4942) 51 47 31
Golodnitsky chamber theatre
Adress:156000, Kostroma, Symanovsky St., 11
Tel.: +7 (4942) 31-48-24, 47-11-19
State Concert Hall of Kostroma region
Kostroma State Concert Hall is considered to be one of the best in the Central part of Russia. Guests can enjoy majestic Russian music culture. Annually more than 300 concerts are held here. A whole number of the Concert Hall performers are internationally recognized: V. Sorozhkin Russian folk orchestra, folk music group “Dolinushka”, folk dance group “Kurazh”, symphony orchestra, A. Melkov academic choir etc.
Address: 156005, Kostroma, Sovetskaya St., 58
Tel.: +7 (4942) 31 28 43, 31 04 09
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State Concert and Exhibition Hall “Gubernsky”
Address: 156002, Kostroma, Deputatskaya St., 49
Tel.: +7 (4942) 55 28 61, 55 26 12
Cinema Cafe "Druzhba" (Friendship)
Address: 156000, Kostroma, Sovetksaya St., 22
Tel.: +7 (4942) 30-27-24
«Shelestoff»,1, Kommunarov St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 62-99-99
44 rooms, 88 accommodation facilities
«Azimut Hotel Kostroma», 40, Magistralnaya St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 39-05-42
90 rooms, 200 accommodation facilities
«Ararat», 157, Mira Prospect.
tel.: +7 (4942) 45-15-11
«Business Hotel», 24a, 1st, May St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 47-12-12
25 rooms, 40 accommodation facilities
tel.: +7 (4942) 39-42-41
209 rooms, 365 accommodation facilities
«Graf», 157, Mira Prospect.
tel.: +7 (4942) 45-14-71
«Dvoryanskoye Gnezdo», 1, Kommunarov St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 30-01-83
21 rooms, 59 accommodation facilities
«Zolotoye Koltso (Golden Ring)», 104, Nizhnyaya Debrya St.
tel.:+7 (4942) 62-24-34
32 rooms, 64 accommodation facilities
«Ipatyevskaya Sloboda», 3 «А», Beregovaya St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 31-94-44
18 rooms, 44 accommodation facilities
«Mush», 29, Sovetskaya St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 31-24-00
4 rooms, 10 accommodation facilities
«Premier», 13, Magistralnaya St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 33-21-70
«Snegurochka», 38, Lagernaya St.
tel.: +7 (4942) 42-32-01