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The Armoury, Moscow
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A collection of crown jewels makes The Armoury one of Moscow's most popular tourist attractions. Part of the city's centrally located World Heritage Site, this museum houses 15,000 royal dresses, including those worn by the Empress Elizabeth during her coronation ceremonies. Other highlights include a pair of Peter the Great's boots, numerous royal carriages and sledges, and a lavish throne studded with over 800 diamonds. Be sure to visit the upstairs galleries, which contain a vast collection of silver artworks produced between the 12th and 17th centuries, as well as 10 world-famous Easter eggs made by celebrated jeweler Faberge. Ease your journey through Russian art history with an audio guide, available at the on-site ticket office. Put The Armoury at the forefront of your travel plans using our Moscow trip itinerary maker.
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  • Must do museum inside the red square, ticket counter is a bit far from the entrance, housed in a beautiful building. 
  • many fine collections that we didn't know existed, I thought it was beautiful Museum of weapons and instead anything!!!
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  • Gospel, icons and silverware and Crown and said so what do are exhibited. It is exhibited in the rooms of the last wagon was very interesting. Beautifully decorated, come out to the fairy tale carriages also body paintings. Visited 9 rooms in total, but did not see closed 8-room at the time.
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  • It is a fascinating museum with a varied and imposing collection of imperial clothing, armoury, tableware gifted from different countries to the tsars. Don't miss the impressive Easter eggs from Fabergé and the fascinating scriptures with their impressive covers! Oh, and the Olympic set of plates that depict Neptune greco scenes.
  • This was a very fascinating museum. I was personally most impressed with the various eras of carriages and sleighs in the farthest room and marveled at the various suspension technologies. The displays of crowns, staffs, and thrones were also fascinating. There is a diverse collection of weaponry, and glorious Fabergé eggs. I recommend arranging a human tour guide in your language. There are free digital audio guides (1,500 ruble deposit - DONT risk leaving your passport) do not give the most interesting details. I would love to post pictures and such, however, none of that is allowed in Kremlin Museums.
  • Went to Aurmory Chamber of Kremlin mainly because of Faberge Eggs, however, I did not like the form of exhibition.. All 10 of them in one show case, not properly illuminated.. If you are interested in the Eggs, visit Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg
  • Overpriced for what it has to offer. Full of tourists. Remember to take your audio guide.
  • Fantastic museum. Definitely worth the price of admission.