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      The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
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  • The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts - Moscow
      The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
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The solemn ceremony of stone laying of the Museum took place on August 17, 1898 in the presence of the Emperor Nikolas II and members of the royal family. The Museum was opened on May 31, 1912 as a Museum of Fine Arts named after Emperor Alexander III under the University of Moscow. On May 31, 1923 ceased its subordination to the University. In 1932 was named The State Museum of Fine Arts, in 1937 was named in honour of Alexander Pushkin the great Russian poet.
At present the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts constitutes more then 500.000 works of art - paintings and sculptures, graphic art, decorative art, archaeological monuments and numismatic items, photography.

Address: ul. Volkhonka, 12
Directions: metro station Kropotkinskaya
In the centre of the city on the territory of the former Carriage court (Kolymazni) not far from the Kremlin (5 mins walk)
The Museum is opened daily except Mondays from 10 to 18.00

Phone: (095)203-79-98, 203-95-78
Website: http://www.museum.ru/gmii/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 30, 2003
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