One of the largest museums of its kind in the world. Amazing museum lecturers. Rare exhibits and unknown facts about Pushkin, Gogol, Babel, to name a few. Unique chance to interact with Odessa’s locals, the generation of the nineteen- seventies and nineteen – eighties.
Explore Odessa through the lens of the city’s vast literary heritage. On this exclusive tour of the Odessa Literature museum, one of the largest shrines of its kind in the world, amazing museum’s lecturers take you back in time to Odessa of Pushkin and Gogol, Chekhov and Bunin, Jabotinsky and Shalom Aleihem to name a few.
Ever since Pushkin spent thirteen months here in 1823, Odessa has been a city infatuated with its writers. On this tour we explore the connection between Pushkin and Odessa, learn how Gogol wintered in Odessa and relegated most of the second part of “ Dead Souls” to the flames on his return to Moscow; whose wife was probably an Odessean (Nabokov’s Vera); what Chekhov did here and the location of the real cherry orchard.
You’ll get a unique chance to interact with the generation of the nineteen- seventies and nineteen – eighties and find out what it took to launch a museum with the exhibits dedicated to Shalom Aleihem, Isaac Babel and Zeev Jabotinsky during the Soviet period.
As we walk through the museum’s twenty rooms, we learn Odessa’s history from early days to the Soviet period through the lives of some three hundred writers who are associated in one way or the other with this city by the Black Sea. An exciting journey not to be missed!
To arrange an exclusive tour of the Odessa Literary Museum, email at firstname.lastname@example.org