Services for visitors:
Excursions in two expositions
Museum and pedagogical classes for school-age children
Excursions around the city (visiting the historical part of the city, monuments of architecture and places associated with the name of the commander Alexander Suvorov)
Temporary exhibitions on historical and local history topics.
History of the museum:
Kobrin Military History Museum A.V. Suvorov was founded on June 18, 1946. The first exhibition was opened on 01.05.1948 in the house, which at the end of the XVIII century. belonged to the commander A.V. Suvorov. 01.04.2016 the exposition “House of A. Suvorov” was opened after another reconstruction. It is devoted to the life and military activities of the great Russian commander. The second exposition “Seven Centuries of Kobrin” was opened on 08.05.1995. It is based on the military history of Kobrin region in the context of the military history of Belarus in the 13th – 20th century.
Kobrin Museum. A.V. Suvorov is the only museum in Belarus directly connected with the personality of the great Russian commander A.V. Suvorov.
Rich collections of authentic objects of the 16th-19th centuries. allowed to create 2 unique expositions on military history.
The collective of the museum on the basis of its work for 2006 received a special prize of the President of the Republic of Belarus in the nomination “Museum business”.
The museum exposition:
The renewed exposition “House of A.V. Suvorov” presents unique collections of uniforms, weapons, carved furniture, household items of the 18th century.
Among the rarities are personal belongings of the emperors Peter III, Paul I, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich, unique examples of award, commemorative blade weapons, portraits of the 18th century. The use of authentic things, documents, fragments of the interiors of the ladies living room and the office of A.V. Suvorov make the exposition interesting for different categories of visitors. During the excursion you can get acquainted with the biography of the commander who has not lost a single battle, learn about the role of A.V. Suvorov in the history of Belarus and the Kobrin region. The second exposition “Seven Centuries of Kobrin” is located in a building resembling a medieval fortress, with a high tower. The richest collections of weapons, uniforms, equipment, numismatics and art objects made it possible to create a unique exposition on the military history of the Kobrin region from the thirteenth to the twentieth century. Exhibits from different eras will allow you to touch the long-gone events.
Since the museums profile is military historical, the collection of exhibits is conducted purposefully in the following areas: objects through which it is possible to display the events of life and activities of A.V. Suvorov and subjects related to the military history and local history of Kobrin. The museum is rich in objects of the 16th – 18th century.
The main directions of scientific research in the museum:
International scientific and practical conferences on historical topics are often held. The museum actively participates in international publishing projects.
Temporary exhibitions on historical and local history topics are constantly operating in the museum.