Museum of the Russian Gusli and Chinese Guqin


Contact information

Moscow, “Sokolniki Park”, Pavilion 2

Tel.: +7 (495) 728-77-58


Operating hours

Monday – Friday: from 11:00 to 19:00

Founder (Owner/Director) of the museum

Alexey Shaburov

Founder (Owner/Director) of the museum

Dmitry Paramonov

Founder (Owner/Director) of the museum

Xie Jiandong



About museum

We present to you a museum of musical instruments that are close in similarity to each other: Russian Gusli and Chinese Guqin.

From the very beginning, this collection was formed as a unique collection of string and plucked musical instruments in this museum, where visitors will get acquainted with the wonderful culture roots of our countries. While working on the concept – renowned consultants worked on it, namely that the best specialists in this field and world – we aimed to ensure that the opening of this museum would become another stage in strengthening the friendship between the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China.

Art lovers will be able to enrich their knowledge of the history of the Russian Gusli and Chinese Guqin. Families with children and schoolchildren will take part in masterclasses and discover their creative potential. Creative people will be able to learn how to play the gusli, both in individual and group classes.

The admirers of this musical instrument will be able to visit our carpentry workshop and make this musical instrument with their own hands. Visitors to the website will be able to use virtual resources, like libraries and videos.