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Museum of Western and Oriental Art

Pushkins'ka St, 9, Odessa, Odes'ka oblast, Ukraine, 65026
Phone: +38 (0482) 22-48-15

Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art was founded in 1926 on the basis of collection of the Museum of Fine Arts of the city and private collections. It is one of three Ukraine museums, which collections include works of European art and the art of the East. There are more than 10 thousand exhibits, including exhibits of world value. Department of European painting was considered one of the best in the former USSR, and Department of Italian art, perhaps, is the most interesting in the country. This museum building is perfectly situated in the historical center, at the intersection of tourist flows, it is the palace built by the project L. Otto, an architectural monument of the middle of XIX century. Three first floor rooms are occupied by exhibition. Weekly lectures on the world of fine art, and cinema lectures take place there.

Roerich House

Velyka Arnauts'ka St, 47, Odessa, Odes'ka oblast, Ukraine, 65012
Phone: +38 (048) 715-58-58, (048) 728-77-56

The main objective of Odessa museums like Roerich House is a comprehensive study of the scientific and circulated throughout the creative legacy of the Roerich family - the world-renowned artist, writer, social activist Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947), the most profound philosopher-orientalist Helena Roerich (1879-1955), wife of Nicholas Roerich, and their sons - orientalist George Roerich (1902-1963) and the artist and scientist Sviatoslav Roerich (1904-1993). However, the legacy of the Roerich family can not be understood without touching the origins of world religions and philosophies. This is taken into account when organizing the Ukraine Museum's collection, which is one of the cultural centers of Odessa and Ukraine as a whole, and actively collaborates with museums, scientific and educational institutions in Ukraine and abroad.

Sound Museum

Sound Museum
Zhukovs'koho St, 13, Odessa, Odes'ka oblast, Ukraine,  65000

The is one of the first Odessa museums of sound in Ukraine and the CIS. It was opened in Odessa by five enthusiasts - sound engineers and musicians. Hobby and a profession is the same for them. Nearly eight thousand phonographs, gramophones, radiograms, military wire recorders and the first laser discs the size of a gramophone record, as well as other vintage radios is the basis of the collection. All exhibits of such Ukraine museums are in working condition, every visitor can make sure of it by his own ears. The only problem is that the Sound museum nestles in a small room, and much of rarities await their time in garages. Visitors have the opportunity to get acquainted with the history of creation and development of sound recording.

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