House Museums

House museums are museums made of houses or apartments, usually where a famous individual once lived. The interior is arranged to look as it likely would have at the target historical era with the effect of giving visitors the feeling that they have just arrived as a guest to the past in a particularly immersive experience.

The Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment in St. Petersburg

The Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment in St. Petersburg, Russia, makes, appropriately, a very strong use of narrative. The museum builds the story of Pushkin, his life and writing, all while maintaining a tight focus on the end of his story – a tragic death that, it seems, has never stopped being mourned. The […]

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