«Memorial» museum of Gulag Art and Life

This museum was established in 1988. Its collection now contains more than two thousands items linked to the Gulag art and life from 1920 to 1960. Visitors get to admire art from both unknown and famous prisoners such as Vasily Choukhaiev, Maxim Sokolov or Yulo Soostier. Craft objects and everyday life items are also exhibited. Furthermore the museum keeps propaganda material, advertising brochures as well as private documents. It also contains a collection of 12,000 photos relating the politic repression from 1920 to 1960.
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