Museum of Russian Icons

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Basic Information

Address: 203 Union Street Clinton, MA 01510
Phone Number: (978) 598-5000
Fax Number: (978) 598-5009
Director: Kent Russell, Curator & CEO

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Museum of Russian Icons
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Additional Information

Days and Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 11-3; Thursday, 11-7; Saturday, 9-3
Description:

The Museum of Russian Icons was founded in 2006 as a nonprofit educational institution by Massachusetts industrialist Gordon B. Lankton. Including more than 500 Russian icons and artifacts, the collection is the largest of its kind in North America, and one of the largest private collections outside Russia. Spanning six centuries, the collection includes important historical paintings dating from the earliest periods of icon "writing" to the present.

Grade Levels:
K-5
6-8
9-12
Disabled Access:

Fully ADA accessible

Program Type:

 Group tours, workshops, printed gallery guide for each student

Admission/Tickets: $4 per person for pre-booked groups of 10 or more; general admission: Adults $7; Seniors $5; Students/Children $2.
Registration: Call to register at (978) 598-5000
Food: Russian Tea Room with coffee, tea, and light snacks available for purchase. Can provide space for lunch at an additional fee.
Length of Visit: 45-60 minutes for tour; more time required for add-on workshops
Student/Staff Ratio: 1:10
Max. Group Number: varies
Gift Shop/Factory Outlet: Yes
Reservations Needed: Yes
Directions:

General directions to the Museum are below. For more accurate directions from your specific location, please use Google maps.

From Boston and Points East

Take the Mass Pike (Interstate 90) westbound to exit 11A North. Merge onto 495 North and take exit 26 toward Route 62 West. Follow Route 62 into the center of Clinton (about 6 miles).  At the "Welcome to Clinton" sign, bear left onto Mechanic Street, then a sharp right at the stop sign onto Union Street. The Museum is the brick building immediately on your right across from the park.

From Lowell and Points North

Take route 495 South to exit 27 Route 117. Follow Route 117 West towards Bolton for about 4 miles. Take a left at the traffic light onto Route 110 West/Still River Road and follow for 1.5 miles to a yellow blinking light at a 5-point intersection.  Continue through the light onto High Street (you're still on Rt 110.)  Continue on High Street/110 for 3.5 miles, till High Street ends at Union Street. Turn left onto Union, staying left at the split in the road. The Museum is the brick building on the right across from the park.

From Springfield and Points West

Take the Mass Pike (Interstate 90) East to exit 10 towards Marlborough/New Hampshire/Maine to Route 290 East. Follow 290 East to exit 23B and merge onto Route 140 North. Follow for about 2 miles, and turn right onto Route 70 N.  Follow Rt 70 about 7 miles into Clinton. At the "Welcome to Clinton" sign, bear left onto Mechanic Street, then a sharp right at the stop sign onto Union Street. The Museum is the brick building immediately on your right across from the park.

From Route 2

 

Nearby Attractions: Tower Hill Botanic Garden; Fruitlands Museum; Worcester Art Museum; shops and restaurants in town.
Mission Statement:

The mission of the Museum of Russian Icons is to enhance relations between Russia and the United States through the medium of art, especially Russian icons.

Social Networking:

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