Monasteries of the Russian North. 16th–17th centuries

The exposition tells about the monastery colonisation of the Russian North and the history of the biggest Solovetsky and Antonievo-Siysky monasteries, the church reform of the 18th century and archbishop Afanasy. The exposition focuses on the role of monasteries as religious and cultural centres as well as the places of political exile.

You are welcome to the historical-architectural complex “Arkhangelsk Merchant Yards” (85/86 Naberezhnaya Severnoy Dvini)
Tel. +7 (8182) 20 92 15, ticket office +7 (8182) 20 10 14