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State Historical Museum

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Address: Krasnaya Sq., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
Phone Number: 7-495-692-37-31
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Fri - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: A 5000 year-old boat and other fascinating archaeological exhibits trace...
A 5000 year-old boat and other fascinating archaeological exhibits trace the history of Russian civilization from ancient times to the 20th century inside this spectacular dark red-brick building at Red Square.
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I don't know what to write about this museum, but can share that it is public and people can enjoy the things created by their ancestors.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Minsk, Belarus
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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I don't know what to write about this museum, but can share that it is public and people can enjoy the things created by their ancestors.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I could stand in front of this building and stare at it for days. I counted at least 12 layers of brick on the facade before you reach the glass of the windows. The museum itself was very enjoyable. I just wish the original revolution and later coup had not destroyed so many precious relics.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Amazing historical overview from stone age to the 19th century. A lot of unique objects. Plan to spend at least 3-4 hours here. There is a decent russian cuisine restaurant inside, for a short break

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The colossal building near the entrance to the Red Square is in the center of tourists' attention. A few words about its history. It was opened in late 19th century. The floor plan was the following. The first floor was dedicated to pre-Romanov period. Each hall - a specific period. The second floor - Romanov times. Each hall was devoted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Beautiful from the outside. The inside is nice, although most of the information is in Russian. The stuff presented is quite the as in the Kremlin. However, worth a visit.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Im a foreign student n i have isic card so basically the price is 100ruble and English audio guide is 300ruble. Some hall might not have the explanation but u can read the description(some hall have English translation n some not) The museum consist of 35hall and 2 floor. It is amazing n it took me roughly 3hours of excursion.... More 

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Kaliningrad, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The State Historical Museum in Moscow is one of the main attractions both for Russian and foreign guests. The museum is located in the centre and easy to get. The staff is friendly and helpful. The interior in the main hall is "very Russian" if I can say so. But actually the building itself is very beautiful and a piece... More 

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Branson, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I loved all of the Red Square! It was super fun! The guy that took the tickets was rude, but other than that people are friendly, and of course museams are beautiful! Lots of amazing history here!!!!!

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a huge museum right on the Red Sq. There are many religious relics, statues and paintings - many are made of solid gold and other precious metals with expensive stones. I have never seen so much gold in my life (and I visited Cairo museum with Tutanchamon :P ). The structure of the museum didn't quit make sense... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Is really such an interesting Museum! It is open daily except on Tuesdays, from 10 till 6 and on Thursdays from 11 to 9 and the cashier is open until 30 minutes before closing. 300 rubles for adults, 100 for students. 300 rubles for audioguide. They have objects from the prehistóric era up till the XX century. ....I enjoyed very... More 

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