The Yaroslavl Museum of Photography

Yaroslavl Oblast

Contact information

Yaroslavl, Trefolev Ulitsa, 2nd floor, Building 12

Tel.: +7 (485) 292-40-00


Operating hours

10:00 – 19:00, 7 days a week

Ticket price

Entrance ticket – 200 rubles

Reduced rate – 100 rubles

Tour – 500 rubles

Workshops start from 1,000 rubles

Founder of the museum

Vladimir Anatolievich Dorofeev



About museum

The Museum of Photography was created on the basis of Vladimir Dorofeev’s photo studio founded in 1997.

The museum includes the following exhibits:

– Interactive exposition;

– Working equipment and technologies;

– Old and modern photographs;

– Photo courses. Retro photo studio;

– Analogue darkroom;

– Holographic studio.

A collection is presented that allows you to visually study the evolution of photography for all 180 years of its existence. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, albumin and brome-silver prints, and stereograms and stereo slides from the first to modern color holograms.

Working photographic equipment allows you to make this time travel interactive and, if you wish, you can make a portrait on a glass plate using technology from the first half of the 19th century.