State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.8/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
Take a journey through more than a century and a half of turmoil, revolutions, and progress at State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia. The museum tells the comprehensive and ever-expanding story of the Russian state and society from the mid-19th century to the modern day. See artifacts that will take you back to the last days of the empire and the Communist Revolution, the civil war, two world wars, the Cold War, the Space Race, and the end of the Soviet Union. Dispalys also discuss the role of Russia in today's world. Many of the items on display are authentic pieces. Some knowledge of the Russian language may be helpful to fully understand the exhibit; information available in English is limited. Using our world travel planner, Moscow attractions like State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We found this museum highly educational and enjoyable. It’s a bit confusing at the beginning as you have to walk through a number of the exhibit rooms to get to the “start”, which is around the mid-19...  read more »
  • A very interesting museum (though the entrance was a bit hard to find because of ongoing construction work) that is a must-visit for everyone with more than a fleeting interest in Soviet history. Rang...  read more »
  • Nice Museum that traces the history of Russia from the beginning of 1991 until the collapse of Communism. Inside you can admire many photos, documents and objects, very interesting too bad it's all written in Cyrillic. The ticket price is 250 rubles.
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  • One of my favorite museums. Everyone here please. Stands. Information. A large Museum. Very interesting.
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  • Museum of the history of Russia is an important place for knowledge of its hard but great development! Great halls and displays. it is worth here to improve their historical knowledge!
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  • Very friendly!:) Very many halls, exposition is interesting, particularly enjoyed the temporary exhibition "truth in focus: armed conflicts of the 20th-21st centuries through the eyes of military journalists." There are wardrobe. Wonderful Museum.
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