The museum is located in the famous Stone Chambers of Venev on the local Red Square. The chambers were erected at the end of the 17th century. In 1804 the City Magistrate and the City Duma moved here. The Stone Chambers building was a library during the Soviet time from 1919 to 1972. The Local History Museum of Venev has been working here on a permanent basis since 1972, it was opened to public in 1981.
The following hall are available to visitors: the Archeological Hall, of Hall of Pre-Revolution Life, the Hall of Nobility, the Military and the Exhibition halls. You can go through a secret passage during the excursion. This passage was found during the repairs in 1980