Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine

Mykhailo Kotsyubynskyi's house-museum and estate

1934
The museum was founded in Chernihiv in September 1934 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Ukrainian writer Mykhailo Mykhailovych Kotsiubinsky.

Status

Damaged

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Description of the institution

The interior of the house has been preserved as it was during the life of Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi. In the living room, which was the writer's office, there is his desk with writing utensils and a typewriter. The personal library of the writer is also stored here: the first printed works, autographed books donated by Ivan Franko, Maxim Gorky and other famous writers. In the kitchen there are authentic dishes of the 19th century. In the dining room there are Hutsul and Moldavian folk products, Krolevets towels collected by Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi.

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Interesting Facts

The Kotsiubinsky Manor is the only museum in the city of Chernihiv, which, in addition to the exhibition halls, also has a "green exposition" - a memorial garden, started at one time by the writer's family.

In the museum, in addition to excursions, there are evenings dedicated to Mykhailo Kotsiubinsky, literary readings, book presentations, thematic exhibitions and other literary and artistic events.

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Destruction

As a result of mortar shelling in March 2022, the porch, walls, ceilings, windows, doors and some interiors were damaged. In the middle of the museum, some furniture and exhibits were damaged, including a memorial bookcase and a grand piano.

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Status

Damaged

Amount required

Calculated

*The amount is not final and requires clarification, which is possible only after the examination

Contacts

Chernihiv, st. Shevchenko, 63