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The Armoury, Moscow

Categories: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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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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  • Do not miss this spectacular exhibit of jewels and treasures. So many beautiful things on display from carriages to jeweled dishes. Must see! 
  • Awesome museum inside the Kremlin. Do not miss it! Make sure to get to the ticket line early and give yourself a whole day to visit the Kremlin. The lines are long during the summer and don't move fas...  read more »
  • Went on a Saturday. Go early to avoid the long lines, especially in the summer. Beautiful carriages, Faberge Eggs, clothing, crowns and other historic Russian treasures. So much to see. Spend a few ho...  read more »
  • Absolutely worth it to go and take the audio tour. Diamond fund is also well worth it. Incredible treasures!
  • Overpriced for what it has to offer. Full of tourists. Remember to take your audio guide.
  • Amazing, the audio tour is included in the ticket price this is a huge plus. A remarkable collection, of amazing items from Russian history. From table wears to Fabergé, and yes historical arms as well. Definitely make sure you check out the Carriage collection downstairs, Cinderella comes to mind
  • Very nice museum with a great audio guide inside the Moscow Kremlin. The whole trip takes about 45 minutes.
  • This is one of my favorite museums in the world - it's not huge, but the collection of tsarist artifacts is simply amazing, from crowns, to coronation robes, thrones, and carriages. If you have any interest in tsarist history, this the Armory is absolutely a must-see.
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