"House NV Gogol "- Memorial Museum and Research Library. This is one of the capital's museums. It is located in an old mansion of Alexander Tolstoy where the writer spent the last years of his life.
In 1974 he opened a memorial room of writer, which became the foundation of the museum in the future. Since 2002, it conducted restoration and reconstruction of the building in order to expand the museum space and bring the building into a form in which it existed at Gogol.
In 2008, the museum-library began to create the main memorial exhibition. The museum occupies the space of the building, but the main exhibition is located on the first floor. The museum houses works of art, authentic historical objects, things that belonged to Gogol.