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The State Historical Museum

Phone: (495) 692-37-31, 692-68-17

Address: 109012, Moscow, 1, Red Square

Location: metro stations 'Okhotny Ryad', 'Teatralnaya', 'Ploshchad Revolutsii'

Working hours:*

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    The unmissable red-brick palace with its silver roof, towering opposite St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, houses the State Historical Museum which is one of the main sightseeing attractions of the Russian capital. Designed by V.Shervud, this Museum was built to commemorate national history, and traces the development of Russia and its people from ancient times to the present.

Museum's building(s):
    The building itself is considered to be the most perfect example of the Russian Style of the 1870s. (architect -

    V. Shervud)

Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall, museum's caffe, equipped for people with disabilities

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants

for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (495) 692-56-60, Fax: (495) 692-62-67

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 21.02.1872
    opened: 27.05.1883

Organisation status:

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

    Historical,Painting art

    permament show rooms 4000м2

Collections volume:
    более 5000000

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