“The ice has broken, gentlemen of the jury! I will command the parade!” (I. Ilf, E. Petrov, novel “12 chairs”) Museum of satire and humor. O. Bender – the symbol of the city of Kozmodemyansk – the prototype of the city of Vasyukov from the novel “12 Chairs”, where Ostap Bender held the famous simultaneous game session. In the novel “12 Chairs”, in the chapter “Treasures”, it is said about the club of railway workers as a treasure that has passed to the service of people. So the Kozmodemyansky Museum of Satire and Humor is a treasure of the city.