Mogilev Regional Museum of Local Lore named after E.R. Romanov. E.R. Romanov
The history of museum work in Mogilev starts on November 15, 1867 when the first Mogilev museum was founded by the Provincial Statistical Committee. In 1878 the museum had three departments: historical, ethnographic and geographical. In 1953 it was renamed into the Mogilev Regional Museum of Local Lore. In 1961, the museum received its own three-story building on Sovetskaya Square (now Slava Square) where it is situated now.

In 1990 two departments were opened: the Pre-Soviet Department and the Nature Department. On July 3, 1993 the Soviet Department of 1917-1945 was opened. On the 130th anniversary of the museum the archeology exposition was opened. The new exposition of the Mogilev Regional Museum of Local Lore was recognized as one of the best in Belarus.  At the end of the 1990s and at the beginning of the 2000s the museum workers continued working on the new expositions. In a separate building at Pervomaiskaya Street, 8 (a branch of the Mogilev Regional Museum of Local Lore) were opened: on December 9, 1999, the exposition "The lands of the native circle", on March 19, 2004.  - "The Mogilev Provincial Museum".

The museum funds include more than 136 000 exhibits of the main fund and are divided into 26 collections. The most numerous collections are "Archaeology", "Numismatics", "Manuscripts and printed editions" and "Documents".



Mode of work of museum expositions:

Svobody square,1: 10.00-18.00, output - Monday
Pervomajskaya St.,8: 10.00-18.00, closed on Wednesdays.
Every third Friday of the month - day of privileged visit to the permanent exposition of the museum.