A film about the vaults of the Russian Museum. Saint Petersburg. Building, premises, expositions of the Russian Museum. Pictures of D.G. Levitsky, A.G. Venetsianov in the exposition of the museum. Pictures in the storerooms of the museum. Art critics work in the storerooms of the museum, select paintings for the exhibition. Works by P. Fedotov, K. Bryullov, I. Repin, P. Filonov, Z. Serebryakova in the expositions and storerooms of the museum. Works of artists Makovsky, Zatsepin, Shustov, G. Soroka, unknown artists in the storerooms of the museum. Stockpiles of arts and crafts. Porcelain from the Yusupov and Popov factories, furniture, bronze, crystal, woodcarving. Collection of icons.