History and mission

The Museum was established in 1948 at the Russian Center in San Francisco and incorporated in 1953 as an independent cultural non-profit corporation tax-exempt under the laws of the State of California and the United States. The aims of the Museum are:

The Museum is staffed entirely by volunteers interested in Russian culture. The majority of volunteers are fluent in Russian and English languages.

Presidents of the Museum of Russian Culture:

Константинов Пётр Филаретович (1948-1954)
Лукашкин Анатолий Стефанович (1954-1966)
Слободчиков Николай Александрович (1966-1999)
Браунс Дмитрий Георгиевич (1999-2007)
Корецкий Николай Алексеевич (2007 – 2018)
Др. Ганса Александр Николаевич (2018-настоящее время)