Museum of Sergei Yesenin in Tashkent

Museum of Sergei Yesenin in Tashkent
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Sergei Yesenin Museum in Tashkent was opened on July 10th, 1981 at the initiative of Tashkent poetry lovers with the support of the state on the basis of the private collections and donations from the poet’s descendants. Initially, the Museum worked as a public one, then it received the title of «People’s Museum», and since 1988 it has the status of a state one.

The museum’s funds contain more than 3000 exhibits, mainly related to the trip of Sergei Yesenin to Tashkent and Samarkand in 1921.
Over the past years, the S. Yesenin Museum in Tashkent has gained significant popularity not only in the Republic of Uzbekistan, but also far beyond its borders. About 5000 visitors come to the museum annually.

The scientific exposition (the fourth in the history of the Museum) is located in a restored old one-story building, built at the end of the 19th century inthatpart of the city where lived many people who knew Yesenin.


The Sergei Yesenin Museum in Tashkent is open from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 17.00.
Weekends are Saturday and Sunday.
The entrance to the museum is free.
To order an excursion, you need to call in advance +998 (71) 237-11-79


The Sergei Yesenin Museum is located in 20, Kary Niyazi street, Mirzo Ulugbek district, Tashkent.

There are several options to get to the museum:


The nearest metro station to the museum is Hamid Olimjon (red line), located on Mustakillik Avenue. From the station you need to go up the avenue, turn left at the next turn between multi-storey residential buildings and walk to the museum building, as indicated on the map. The total distance from the metro station to the museum is about 700 meters. The journey will take about 5 minutes.

Buses and route taxi

On Mustakillik Avenue there is a stop «Cafe Darkhan». Buses No. 17, 24, 58, 98 and fixed-route taxis No. 28m, 95, 168 stop on it. Distance fom the stop «Cafe Darkhan» to the museum is about 200 meters.

If you are not familiar with the city, study the walking route to the museum carefully!

More about the Museum:

Boris Golender: Sergei Yesenin Museum in Tashkent (rus)

Exposition of the Sergei Yesenin Museum