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Moscow Sights

Historical Museum (Istorichesky Muzey)

  • 1 Red Sq. Map It

Updated 06/24/2013

Fodor's Review

You may recognize these twin towers if you've ever caught clips of Soviet military parades on television. Against the backdrop of the pointed spires, the tanks and missiles rolling through Red Square seemed to acquire even more potency. The redbrick museum, built in 1874–83 in the pseudo-Russian style, combines a variety of backward-looking architectural styles and houses extensive archaeological and historical collections and interesting temporary exhibits outline.

Sight Information

Address:

1 Red Sq., Moscow, 109012, Russia

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Phone:

495-692–4019; 495-692–3731-guided tours

Website: www.shm.ru

Sight Details:

  • 250R
  • Wed., Fri.–Mon. 10–6, Thurs. 11–8; closed 1st Mon. of month

Updated 06/24/2013

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