Shchekino regional art museum was opened in 1968. In general, the museum exhibits refer to the history of the region for the last 70 years. There are items, documents, awards of the participants of the Revolution, the establishment of Soviet Power in region, the Great Patriotic War, eminent compatriots at the disposal of the museum. There are small collections of ethnography, archeology, and ornithology. The museum’s exposition on the history of the region, its ecology and nature, as well as the hall of the Great Patriotic War, is equipped with dioramas, voluminous models, volume-relief maps and light dioramas. The museum houses a hall dedicated to the life and work of our fellow-countryman, singer, poet and composer, Igor Talkov. .