The Plessi State Historical, Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve
was created by the Decision of the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation, the opening date is October 22, 1982.
The territory of the museum-reserve is 78 hectares and covers the architectural and landscape ensemble of the historical Ples, formed in the late XVIII - early XX centuries.
The museum’s expositions are deployed at the I. I. Levitan Memorial House-Museum, the Museum of Landscape, at the Artistic Crafts exhibition in the Ivanovo Territory, at the Museum and Exhibition Center “Public Places”. As a part of the museum-reserve, the Levitan Cultural Center, in which exhibitions, conferences, performances are held, film screenings are held, festivals are held, etc.