The House of the Nobility Assembly is one of the oldest buildings in the city of Tula. It was opened in 1856. For almost two centuries, it has played an important role in the cultural life of the city. Over the years, the building housed the workmen's club «Internatsional», Council House, House of Sanitary Education, Tula Museum of History and Art, House of the Red Army, Officers' House.
The heart of the House of the Nobility Assembly is famous for its Column Hall, which has an excellent acoustics, so it is placed on a par with the State Academic Chapel of St. Petersburg and the Column Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. The walls of the hall witnessed the visits of many great people. In various years, the House of the Nobility Assembly was attended by Emperor Nikolay II, writers and poets L.N. Tolstoy, I.S. Turgenev, A.S. Khomyakov, V.V. Mayakovsky, N.N. Aseev, actors and musicians N.N. Figner, M.N. Ermolova, O.L. Knipper-Chekhova, V.P. Beloborodov, N.I. Hegstrem, D.A. Agrenev-Slavyanskiy, L.V. Sobinov, S.Ya. Lemeshev, I.S. Kozlovskiy, L.O. Utyosov, and many others.
There is also a chamber hall in the building where concerts of chamber music, rehearsals and concerts of the Governor's Brass Band are currently taking place.
In 2013, the House of the Nobility Assembly came into possession of the Tula Regional Philharmonic Concert Hall named after I.A. Mikhaylovsky. The building was immediately restored and, on April 28, 2015, it opened its doors to visitors again. Since that moment forums, exhibitions, performances, concerts of classical music have again started in the house of the Nobility Assembly.
In the Nobility Assembly, interactive excursions are held targeting different age categories: "Noble style", "Secrets of the Nobility Assembly", literary and musical salons.