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Museum of the First Council description and photos - Russia - Golden Ring: Gus-Khrustalny. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Museum of the First Council is located in the city of Ivanovo, at Sovetskaya Street, 27, in a building built in 1904 for the Meshchanskaya Council, a local government body. It was built with money collected by the Ivanovo bourgeoisie, according to the plan of engineer I.D. Afanasyev. It was in this house from 15 to 18 May 1905 that four meetings of the country's first city-wide Council of Workers' Deputies, formed during the general political strike of local workers, were held.
Since 1919, various institutions were located in the Meshchansky Council, later - communal apartments. In 1964 the building was taken over by the Regional Department of Culture. 3 years later, on November 4, a museum dedicated to the first Soviet of Workers' Deputies was opened here.
In 1981, a re-exhibition was held in the museum. Also, the memorial decoration of the building of the Meshchansky Council of the early XX century, which existed until 1990, was recreated. Then, for several years, a permanent exhibition “Man. Soul. Spirituality". In the late 1990s, the museum was again closed for re-exposure.
2005 marked exactly 100 years of the events of the First Russian Revolution and the first city-wide Council of Workers' Deputies in the city of Ivanovo-Voznesensk. During these May days, the Museum of the First Council was born for the third time. The new exposition of the museum shows as impartially the events that shook not only the city, but the entire Russian Empire at that time.
During the reconstruction of the museum, materials from the collection of the famous Ivanovo philanthropist and collector Dmitry Gennadievich Burylin were used, various photographs from private collections, as well as documentary materials from the State Archives of the Ivanovo region.
The exposition and exhibition area of the museum is 226 sq.m. The permanent exposition of the museum includes the exposition “It was so!”. In the memorial hall, the atmosphere of the meeting room of the bourgeois council was recreated, where meetings of this organization were organized, topical issues were resolved, events for children were held.
A guided tour can be booked in the museum. It also hosts classes and all sorts of events. For example, the museum lesson "Learn to choose!" is a game for children in grades 5-7, helping to make an informed choice of the best and most worthy, based on personal preferences. Educational game "I have the right!" held for students in grades 8-11. During the lesson, actual legal issues are solved within the framework of articles of socio-economic, labor and political law. Every month a museum event "Meetings at the Bourgeois Council" takes place.
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