The Heritage of Demidov
A full day weekend tour to Nizhniy Tagil with visits to the Tray Trade Museum and the “Old Demidovskyi Factory” Museum (“Staryy Demidovskiy zavod”)
Duration: 1 day
During the tour you will visit:
– The Tray Trade Museum – find out more about the wonderful cultural phenomenon that appeared in Nizhniy Tagil – the trade of creating painted metal trays. The museum itself is a part of memorial area “The Metallurgical Ural” (“Gornozavodskoy Ural”), and is situated in a historical building that once belonged to a famous local artist dynasty, the Khudoyarovy – it was not only the home of Isaac Khudoyarov, but also the family tray-painting workshop.
– The “Old Demidovskyi Factory” Museum (“Staryy Demidovskiy zavod”) – this museum is a part of the metal factory founded in 1725 by Demidov. The factory has preserved the some of the layout, structures & equipment since the Demidov period of its history, and a core of XIX – mid-XX century buildings.
The tour schedule:
09:00 – departure for Nizhniy Tagil
11:00 – the journey to Nizhniy Tagil; an overview of local history & culture narrated by the tour guide
12:00 – 13:00 – a sightseeing tour of Nizhniy Tagil
13:00 – 14:30 – the Tray Trade Museum
14:30 – 15:15 – lunch
15:30 – 17:00 – the “Old Demidovskyi Factory” Museum
17:00 – 19:00 – departure from Nizhniy Tagil
– Wear comfortable shoes;
– Bring your own food & drinks for the bus trips
– Don’t forget to bring your camera!