The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a research and cultural and educational institution; a repository of artifacts of natural history and of material and intellectual culture. It comprises, besides exhibits, architectural or historical monuments located on a preserve.

Museum-preserves may be concerned with art history, for examples the Zagorsk Museum-Preserve of History and Art; the history of architecture, for example, the Novgorod Museum-Preserve of the History of Architecture; cultural history, for example, the Kiev-Pecherskaia Preserve of Cultural History; and military history, for example, the Borodino Military-History Museum-Preserve. Museum-preserves may also be concerned with more than one subject, for example, the Vladimir-Suzdal’ Museum-Preserve of the History of Art and Architecture.


The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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