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City photos State Historical Museum
City photos State Historical Museum
The Historical Museum was founded by an order of the emperor Alexander II in the 1872. The project of its construction was designed by architects Shervud and Semenov. The museum building stands in the most center of Moscow – on the Red Square, facing Saint Basil's Cathedral and was being constructed in period from the 1876 to 1881. State Historical Museum is the main national museum in Russia. Here you can find historical artifacts and monuments since ancient till modern times. It's the largest cultural and science center. Historical Museum completed its final exposure in the 2006. There are 39 halls located on two floors where history of Russia is represented from the oldest days to the beginning of 20th century. The exhibition starts at the second floor. Here you will find exhibits on different periods of Russia history: primitive community, Ancient Russia, fragmentation period, struggle with foreign invaders, merging of the country, its culture and exploration of Sibir. Exhibition about Russia history of period since Peter I era: politics, culture and economics of Russian Empire - is situated on the third floor. The collection of State Historical Museum consists of archeological findings, manuscripts, early printed books, ancient icons, weaponry and jewelry, glass and ceramics masterpieces, examples of national clothing and many others objects. Here you can also find belongings of Tsars such as Ivan IV the Terrible, Peter I and the belongings of the representatives of the House of Romanov. Those who like painting will be pleased to watch work of many famous painters. There are nearly 22 thousand objects on the area of 4 thousand meters and to walk around the whole exhibition one should overcome more almost 3 km.

Excursions with State Historical Museum

Moscow City Tour is a good chance to get acquainted with the largest city in Russia. During the city tour you will see all the major sights including the Red Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Novodevichiy Convent, Poklonnaya and Vorobi

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During the tour of Moscow, the capital of Russia, you will see all the major sights including Red Square, Novy Arbat Street, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Poklonnaya Mountain with the extensive Victory Park that was laid down to commemorate WWI

Price from: 77

You are welcome to take a unique tour of the Moscow Kremlin open-air museum-reserve. During the guided tour you will have an opportunity to enjoy the historical monuments, such as the Great Kremlin Palace and the Arsenal building, see the trophy weap

Price from: 71


We invite you to a private guided tour to The State Historical Museum in Moscow the biggest museum of Russian history in the country. You will be impressed by the rich interiors of the museum and a unique collection of objects connected to history of

Price from: 76