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The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus

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Address: Lenina 20, Minsk 220030, Belarus
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+375 17 227-71-63
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Understated but with some fantastic artwork

Only saw half of the galleries, the highlight was the gallery dedicated to Icons and religious artworks. There is a section here that shows the restoration work done by a team of... read more

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only saw half of the galleries, the highlight was the gallery dedicated to Icons and religious artworks. There is a section here that shows the restoration work done by a team of experts and with some remarkable results. The presentation in this gallery was as good as we have seen anywhere.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a rainy or windy day, this museum is absolutely worth seeing. The collection is interesting, and gives a good Picture of Belarus art history. Many lovely landscape paintings. English translation for every item. The museum is not huge, so two hours will do fine.

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Thank arg02
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

You will be surprised at the depth and variety of art in their collection; the best way to understand a culture is to see the world through the eyes of its artists. Give yourself 2 hours and be sure to visit the cafe for free wifi

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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The museum is very interesting and well organized. The majority of works are paintings, with a relatively small number of sculptures. There are lots of portraits and a good number of religion related paintings. Art of Belarus seems quite vivid and intriguing.

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Thank AGreekAdventure
Israel
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83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This museum in really nice attraction to every art lover and especially if there is a rainy or cold day outside. They have an English translation next to every item which is nice for foreigners. Most of their exhibitions are from the Russian artists but they also have a little collection from other countries. A usefull tip - you don't... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

a fantastic and fascinating museum with all sorts of paintings and precious artefacts displayed. I enjoyed the small ancient Egypt items, the items from India were numerous and photography was not allowed on the India items and photography not allowed on the wonderful wood carvings recently rescued from a church. Enjoyed the vast rooms and huge sweeping marble staircases, there... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We came to this museum just to watch one exhibition but stayed here for two hours. This place has a good collection of russian and belorussian art and architecture is cool.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

|The Museum is in the city centre/ It is not big and you'll spend at least 3 hour enjoy the art! The rooms are wide and full of light!! They accept bank card but if you are to buy some souveniers be ready to pay only in cash!!

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Minsk, Belarus
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114 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This museum provides a variety of expositions: from Belarusian Church wooden art of the 15th to contemporary art. If you are interested in Russian academic art you will find some famous works by Vrubel, and other artists, here. If you travel to Minsk in May you will have an opportunity to participate in the interactive program dedicated to the Night... More 

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Buren, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

It may be the Museum of National Art. It could just as well be the museum of missing art or left overs. There is no real story told in this museum. Too many pieces and they don't fit together. Everything is scattered in a very nice building. And most of the time there is an explanation in English. However, that... More 

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