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The Armoury, Moscow
(4.6/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A great museum that houses many of the Tsars jewels. Very impressive is the armoury itself with armour from Russia as well as other European powers. The audio which is included with the entrance fee i...  more »
  • That didn't like it: have not monotonous exhibits plate information. Are located at the bottom (for children?) so to read should be severely bend! No text is laid out: 21 status all. important exhibits or most valuable plates shall melt number, not the number that you want to search for more on the General list. Audigid funny: who enjoyed will appreciate.
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  • National History Museum is a history museum is popular and this is just like the Museum of history of the aristocratic hierarchy. Revolution broke out and they won the meal barely have seen the exhibition of gorgeous sterling silver cutlery with meals and a lot of people, I think. It might be from France during the France revolution at that time Russia is poor and primitive communism had accepted the Communist revolution.
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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.