Museum of Sergei Yesenin in Tashkent

Museum of Sergei Yesenin in Tashkent
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The Sergei Yesenin Museum in the capital of Uzbekistan was opened on July 10, 1981 at the initiative of Tashkent poetry lovers with the support of the state on the basis of 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 acquired the status of a state one.

The museum’s funds contain more than 3000 exhibits, mainly related to the trip of Sergei Yesenin in 1921 to Tashkent and Samarkand.

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 visit it 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 in the city district, where Tashkent residents familiar to S. Yesenin lived.


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 by phone +998 (71) 237-11-79


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

There are several options for how to get to the museum:


The nearest metro station to the museum — «Hamid Alimjan» (red line) is located on Mustakillik Avenue. From it you need to go up the avenue, turn left at the next turn to the left between multi-storey residential buildings and walk to the museum building, as indicated in the route. 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. From the stop «Cafe Darkhan» to the museum — about 200 meters.

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

More about the Museum:

Boris Golender: Sergei Yesenin Museum in Tashkent (rus)

Exposition of the Sergei Yesenin Museum