Date of Birth: 04/02/1939
Place of birth: village Rakhmanivka
Valentin Arzamastsev graduated from Penza State Institute named after VG Belinsky. From 1966 to 1975 he was director of the State Lermontov Museum-Reserve "Tarkhany", from 1975 to 1987 - Director General of the Association of literary and memorial museums in the area.
Valentin Pavlovich is the author of essays, guides "Tarkhany", released in 1972, and "Lermontov in Tarkhany", published in 1975 and 1977. In collaboration with EA Grachev and with the participation of IA Geraskina he wrote a pamphlet "The State Museum-Estate VG Belinsky ", it is published in 1979 and republished in 1985.. In 1981 he published the book "Places, praised the poet" in 1984 - "The sound of high sensations ...".
Moreover, Valentin Pavlovich was published a number of articles on museum business, and literary criticism.
Since 1987, Valentin Arzamastsev is the director of the State Historical-literary and natural museum-reserve AA Block in the Moscow region.