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Museums

Armoury in Kremlin

Armoury in Kremlin – a treasure-house, is a part of the Grand Kremlin Palace’s complex. It is situated in the building constructed in 1851 by architect Konstantin Ton. The museum collections were based on the precious items that had been preserved for centuries in the tsars’ treasury and the Patriarch’s vestry. Some of the exhibits were…

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

this is a museum with most representative collection of foreign art in Russia. Today it comprises over 700 thousand different items of different centuries starting from Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece and ending with the beginning of the XXI century. The assemblage of XIX-XX century French art is most exceptional in the museum and one of…

Tretyakov Gallery

Tretyakov Gallery is one of the most impressive collections of Russian art. The gallery’s history starts in XIX century when the Moscow merchant Pavel Tretyakov acquired works by Russian artists of his day with the aim of creating a collection, and placed them in Lavrushinsky lane, in the building which would become the museum later on….