House of Scientists, or former palace of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, the oldest scientific intelligentsia club.
The building was built for the Duke in the second half of the 19th century, stylized Italian palazzo. All interior spaces have been decorated in different styles: Crimson-living style of the Italian renaissance, following it, in the style of Louis XVI, then there was a dining room in the style of English Gothic. After the overthrow of the tsarist regime, it was decided to give the palace scientists to improve their living conditions, the first chairman of the House of Scientists was Maxim Gorky. Here, to this day lectures for everyone, work science section, there are concerts.