Museum and cultural center "House of the merchant G. V. Tetushinov" was opened on 10 September 2010. It became platform for the revival of ancient traditions and associated with a unique artistic and spiritual culture of the Astrakhan region. Located in the merchant building resembling an old Russian Palace. This is the only preserved sample of wooden architecture of the XIX century in the Lower Volga region. On the ground floor of the House are exhibition halls for temporary exhibitions of decorative-applied art, paintings, exhibits from private collections. On the second floor is a permanent historical exhibition, reflecting the life of a merchant of Astrakhan second half of the 19th century.