Tretyakov Gallery

Local nameТретьяковская галерея
LocationYakimanka District, Moscow, Russia

The State Tretyakov Gallery is an art gallery in Moscow, Russia, the foremost depository of Russian fine art in the world.

The gallery's history starts in 1856 when the Moscow merchant Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov acquired works by Russian artists of his day with the aim of creating a collection, which might later grow into a museum of national art. In 1892, Tretyakov presented his already famous collection of approximately 2,000 works to the Russian nation.The façade of the gallery building was designed by the painter Viktor Vasnetsov in a peculiar Russian fairy-tale style. It was built in 1902–04 to the south from the Moscow Kremlin. During the 20th century, the gallery expanded to several neighboring buildings, including the 17th-century church of St. Nicholas in Tolmachi.

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Opening hours

Tue, Wed, Sun: 10 am - 6 pm
Thu, Fri, Sat: 10 am - 9 pm
Last tickets are sold 1h before the closing time.


Adults: 500 RUB
Children (under 18), art students: free

Combined tickets Tretyakov Gallery + Engineering Building:
Adults: 800 RUB
Children (under 18), art students: free

Free admission every Wednesday.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +74959570727

Address Lavrushinsky Ln, 10 Moscow 119017, Russia

Coordinates 55°44'28.914" N 37°37'12.582" E

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