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State Historical Museum stands on the central square of Moscow beside the walls of the ancient Kremlin and is the largest national museum in Russia. It was established in 1872 by public demand but under royal patronage of Alexander III.The museum halls are arranged so that the painted, carved and molded art objects represent the artistic and stylistic features of each historical epoch of Russian culture.

The Museum now contains some 5 million objects representing Russia's multinational culture and 12 million documents charting Russian history from earliest times to the present day. Tremendous quantity of archaeological finds, historical relics and articles of everyday use, tools, costumes, and works of imitative arts pertain to the history of Russia.

Wed - Mon from 11 a.m. through 7 p.m.
Closed: Tuesday and first Monday of the month.

Ticket: 350 roubles

Address: Red Square, 1/2
Directions: Teatralnaya,
Ploshad Revoluzii

Phone: (495)692-4019
Website: http://www.shm.ru/

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