The Tretyakov State Gallery is one of the world’s largest museums, a treasure house of old Russian art from the 11th cent. till our days. The gallery bears the name of its founder, Pavel Tretyakov, a rich Russian manufacturer and patron of art. He presented his collection to the city of Moscow in 1892. Now the Tretyakov Gallery holds more than 50000 works of painting, graphic art and sculpture.
Address: Lavrushinsky Lane, 10, 119017.
From the station "Tretyakovskaya": turn left after leaving the station and cross the Bolshaya Ordynka street. Then go forward along either Bolshoy Tolmachevsky lane or Ordynsky Tupik. After you pass the small park, turn right to Lavrushinsky Lane. The buildings of the Gallery will be to your left.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 10:00 — 18:00
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 — 21:00
The ticket office closes an hour before the end of work of the Gallery. Halls 29, 30 (Ilya Repin) and 31 (Nikolay Ge) are temporary closed due to annual repairs. Ilya Repin’s pictures are included in an exposition of the hall 27 (Vasily Vereshchagin) until the ending of the repairs.