The Andrei Rublev Central Museum - Moscow
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The Central Andrey Rublev Museum of Ancient Russian Culture and Art is one of the first among very few religious museums in the Soviet Union period in Russia. It is located at the territory of Andronikov Monastery.
The museum was founded right after the 2nd World War in 1947 and opened to the public in 1960.
It was named in honor of the Great Russian Orthodox icon and frescos painter Andrey Rublev. Famous iconographer was a monk in the monastery and ended his days here. The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour was decorated by Andrey Rublev and fragments of his frescoes have reached our days.
Today the rich collection of icons, frescos fragments and hand written books are presented in the museums.