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. Plan to visit The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts during your Moscow vacation using our convenient Moscow trip itinerary builder.
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  • Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, Miro, Goya, Gauguin, Renoir, Cezanne, Degas, Matisse, Sisley and off:) If you are interested in more pictures, what are you waiting for?
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  • Very interesting. A remarkable exhibition, history, personality the Savitsky is fascinating. I advise you to look at.
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  • Museum of fine arts, in my opinion, the best Museum in Moscow? Very interesting, very, I would say, very informative. You can walk on it many times and each time discover something new, fall in love at one time or another room. And what an exciting musical evenings are held in the Museum, what an interesting lecture! I'm not talking about exclusive trade shows that can only be seen here! But as cool, leaving the Museum and getting pleasure from his visit, the helpfu Gogolevskomu Boulevard!
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  • 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.
  • Beautiful collection of europe renaissance, ancient egypt, greek, sumer and rome.
  • Fantastic museum laid out in chronological order from Egypt to 17th century. Great sculpture. Another wing has modern works.
  • The exhibitions are mostly very professionally prepared, thanks to very professional curators! The café is not so good
  • One of the best galleries in Moscow, I can highly recommend the building with art of Europe and America of 19-20th century. The main building is not too interesting for me. The department of private collections is good, but it depends on current exhibitions