Tourism in Arkhangelsk
About our Arkhangelsk land
Monasteries of the Russian North. 16th–17th centuries
Date: permanent exposition
Address: Historical-Architectural Complex “Arkhangelsk Merchant Yards” (85/86 Northern Dvina Embankment)
Phone +7 (8182) 20 92 15, ticket office +7 (8182) 20 10 14

The exposition tells about the monastery colonisation of the Russian North and the history of the biggest Solovetsky and Antonievo-Siysky monasteries, the church reform of the 18th century and archbishop Afanasy. The exposition focuses on the role of monasteries as religious and cultural centres as well as the places of political exile.

Open: 10:00–19:00 (ticket office closes at 18:00)
Day off: Monday

Source: (official website of the Arkhangelsk Regional Museum of Local Lore)