The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

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Moscow's largest museum of Western art, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts holds one of the most significant collections of Impressionist and post-Impressionist works in the world. Opened in 1912, this institution also displays Renaissance masterpieces, notably works by Botticelli, Tiepolo, Veronese, and Rembrandt. An exhibit dedicated to ancient civilizations, a major draw for history buffs, contains examples of Egyptian ritual items, sarcophagi, jewelry, and weapons. Pay special attention to the displays featuring 2000-year-old artifacts from the purported site of ancient Troy, excavated in the 1870s by German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. Pick up an audio guide at the info desk in front of the museum shop. Put The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts into our Moscow travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Moscow.
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  • I booked the tour of the Pushkin expecting to see the antiquities collections. Surprise for me! The tour was all about the Impressionist and post impressionist paintings and art collections. The colle...  more »
  • European collection, in we went. But hey I was really here at entrance is small, others less so. Too wide but who many felt tightly packed groups of tourists, among them a spectacular piece, is a good space too, but here is just the right size. It is a long time abroad must be sick to go to the Museum of fine arts. It was a good time.
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  • The Pushkin Museum of fine arts consists of several buildings. Highlights a headquarters in the No. 12 of the Volhonka Street and a collection with works by the Impressionists to 20th century in the Palace of the n ° 14 of the same street. Each collection is paid separately. The main building is the treasure of Priam (treasure of Troy) famous for disputes between various countries to recover it and some works of Rembrandt, Rubens, Rivera, Zurbarán and Murillo... Building No. 14 has works by Goya, Gauguin, Picasso, Matisse, Delacroix, Miró and impressionist painters: Manet, Degas, Lautrec, Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh. It is pretty close to the Kremlin (less than 15 min walk) and several metro stops. It is worth
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  • Reminded me of the Hermitage, but much smaller. The exhibition of Italian masters was great. The sculpture displays were impressive. Before I hadn't noticed any incline in myself towards sculptures.
  • Great place very close to the city centre, brilliant architecture of the building itself, good exhibitions (check out temporary exhibitions!), very nice place to spend up to a half of a day wondering around pieces of art. reminds me Hermitage museum in Saint Petersburg.
  • Excellent collection... strongly recommended. This is really about 'fine' art.
  • Carefully maintained and well organized exhibitions: a great place to get inspiration and appreciate cultural heritage.
  • The temporary exhibitions are very cool and enlightening. When we were there, there was a Leon Bakst exhibition. I had never seen anything like it. However the main exhibition had some cool, original relics for example in the Egyptian section. However I was a little disappointed in all the copies they had. In one way it was a nice way to share these artworks for those who don't have the time or money to reach the originals. However in another way it felt a bit tacky. Absolutely everyone recommended this museum to us, however I would imagine Moscow sports better museums.

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