Location: Kazan, Ostrovsky Str. 15
Affiliate of the Republican National Museum of Tatarstan.
Established as the National Museum affiliate in 1944 in the house where the writer lived since 1928. In 2019 the museum was opened as the House of the Tatar Book, following a thorough reconstruction. Since then an official name is the Museum of the History of Tatar Literature with the memorial apartment of Sharif Kamal.
Sharif Kamal lived in this house from 1918 until his death in 1942. Here was created his most famous works “Matur tuganda” (“When beauty is born”), “Buhet ezlәgundu” (“In search of happiness”), and many others.
The museum as whole consists of exhibition halls, a children’s room, a library, mapping and coworking rooms, a bookstore, and a printing house. The exposition itself comprises reconstructed flat furnishings, the writer’s memorabilia, and archives.