State Historical Museum, Moscow

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When touring Red Square, don't miss the chance to take a comprehensive tour of the history of the Russian land and people at State Historical Museum. Easily recognizable by its ornate, red-brick building, the museum houses millions of artifacts that range from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the modern age. Inspect the rich archeological collection, see the rare medieval scrolls and manuscripts, weapons, armor, clothes, and costumes from various periods, as well as the vast selection of impressive artwork and much more. Many of the displayed items have a very important place in Russian history. In addition to the permanent display, the museum regularly hosts numerous temporary exhibits--find the schedule for these online. Getting an audio guide is the best way to truly appreciate the collection for those who don't speak Russian. A visit to State Historical Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Moscow online itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • August 18, 2017
    In addition to the Museum there is always a variety of vystavkit, tickets are one adult 400 rub. No queues. There is a free audio guide, but who wants to eat and free jeksskursii 13-30, but it is necessary to specify the time on site. jesponatov a lot and everything is described in detail. There is a cafe to grab a bite to eat, we were not there, wardrobe and elevators and podemiki for people with disabilities. fine place to visit with family.
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  • August 18, 2017
    A great place to learn history from ancient times to the late 19th century! Exhibit XX represents an unrivalled vehicle Lenin! Recommend!
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  • August 17, 2017
    The Museum is very dirty (floors, walls, elevators). Exhibits: arrowheads, axes, Capless any. Information about the exhibits no no, only the name is written. In General, I do not recommend.
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  • I rate for the outer amazing view of the building. It is one of the best and eye catching historical building with its red colour and beautiful art.
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  • Very interesting ceiling right at the entrance. It is 90% in Russian, however there are some A4 plastic papers at the entrance of each room with English explanation.
  • A lot of historic armory items, worth to visit here.
  • No English. Painful No map. O GOD A HUge place and really has some articles However since the place is humongous I couldn't see the main thing of the 19 century

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