Location: Kazan, Kremlevskaya Str. 2, National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan
National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan was in 1895 as Kazan City Public Museum. The museum was based on the collection of A.F. Likhachev, a local lore scholar. The Museum is a treasury of the Republic’s museum valuables. Museum stock numbers over 700,000 items of Tatarstan and world culture. Since 1981 it has become a museum association incorporating 72 museum affiliates of historical, local lore, literary and memorial character.