The Woman’s Happiness Museum


Contact information

Moscow, Narodnogo opolcheniya Ul., 12, building.6

Tel.: +7 (495) 728-88-64

E-mail: munhausey@mail.tu

Operating hours

Traveling exhibitions

Ticket price

100 roubles

Founder of the museum

Tatyana Makeeva



About museum

The collection of Tatyana Makeeva consists of genuine household items and works of art collected in Russia and abroad. They reflect the life of a woman during the late 19th – early 20th centuries.

The main parts of the collection are:

– fans from the 18th – beginning of the 19th centuries, screens of fans, sketches of fans, fans in the fine arts, materials on the history of the fan, and cultural traditions associated with the fan;

– ladies’ outfits and home clothes, swimming and sport suits, shoes, and various accessories – belts, gloves, umbrellas, hats, handbags, purses, and much more;

– household items, materials and documents reflecting love and marriage, family relationships, housekeeping, study and work, leisure and entertainment;

– children’s games and toys from the mid-19th – early 20th centuries, educational supplies, children’s clothes and shoes, childcare items, books and entertainment, children’s images in the visual arts, rare editions;

– embroideries from the late 18th – early 20th centuries, tools and materials for embroidery, artistic embroidery by V. P. Chizhova (1899-1989), grandmother of T. A. Makeeva, documents and photographs about the embroiderer’s life and work, her personal belongings, tools, and materials.