Live in Kudrin, against the 4 – th gymnasium in the house, pertaining to, similar to the chest. The colour of the house liberal, i.e., red, “wrote Anton Pavlovich Chekhov in one of his letters. This is similar to the chest” the house of the writer lived from August 1886 before departure to the island of Sakhalin in April 1890. In cutinscom house he wrote “the Steppe”, “a Boring story”, the play “Ivanov”, about a hundred short stories. The mother of Chekhov Evgenyya, sister Mary, and a younger brother Michael lived here.
Today Kudrin’s house looks the same as before: two-stored stone outbuilding, has built in 1874, with a facade decorated with two lantern – bay window. In 1954, Sadovaya Kudrinskaya opened one of the most famous Moscow museums – the House – Museum of A. P. Chekhov.
The memorial room of the Museum had appeared before visitors exactly what they were during the life of Chekhov. Bedroom and cabinet of the writer, the room of his brother and sisters, living room has restored from the drawings and descriptions of the family of Anton Pavlovich. They convey the atmosphere in which he lived and worked Chekhov.
In the study of Chekhov draws attention inkwell with a bronze figure of a horse. It is a gift of a patient whose doctor Chekhov not only refused to accept a fee, but it also gave me money for drugs. On the Desk is a photograph of Tchaikovsky’s autograph. A. P. Chekhov was a great admirer of the composer, was going to give him a collection of short stories “the Gloomy people” and was literally shocked when Tchaikovsky himself had visited him cutinscom house. In the living room a lot of paintings brother Anton Pavlovich, artist Nikolai Chekhov died.
In three halls of the house and the annexe is historical and literary exposition dedicated to the life and work of the writer from 1879 to 1904: portraits of A. P. Chekhov’s works V. A. Serov and brother of the writer, for EXAMPLE, by Chekhov, autographs, publications of works by A. P. Chekhov, a rare collection of photographs of the writer and his circle, theatrical posters, layouts, images of the first productions of Chekhov’s plays. A separate room of the exhibition is devoted to the journey of Chekhov on Sakhalin island.
Architectural solution of historical and literary exposition bears the influence of Chekhov’s time – the era of art Modern.
The house – Museum of A. P. Chekhov conducts literary and scientific conference, dedicated to the writer, General and thematic lectures, tours for visitors of all ages. For seniors, students and adults, the Museum organizes on – site lectures. The Museum is actively working with schools to them. Chekhov, organizes festivals of youth and children’s work on Chekhovian themes.