The Museum of the Russian Stove

Tver Oblast

Contact information

Tver Region, Staritsa, Guseva Ulitsa, Building 12

Tel.: +7 (910) 531-62-02, + 7 (915) 703-17-06 (Svetlana Aleksandrovna)


Operating hours

Thursday through Saturday – 10:00 – 17:00, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Ticket price

Entrance ticket– 150 rubles

Children under 14 – free admission

Group tours – price negotiable

Founder of the museum

Valeri Nikolaevich Sokolov

Director of the museum

Svetlana Aleksandrovna Sokolova



About museum

The Museum of the Russian Stove is located in the old town of Staritsa, Tver Region. The main museum exhibit is the existing Russian stove. The museum presents objects of rural life, wooden household utensils, samovars, linen processing tools, and forged products made by smiths of the 19th – mid 20th centuries. All exhibits were collected over 30 years by the Sokolov family on the territory of the city of Staritsa and the Staritsky district.