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The Armoury

Address: Dvortsovaya St., 1R, Moscow 103073, Russia
Phone Number: +7 (495) 695-37-76
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Early-Admission Kremlin Tour in Moscow: Armory...
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Ranked #11 of 1,381 Attractions in Moscow
4.5 of 5 stars 1,061 Reviews
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Military Museums, Museums
Owner description: A dazzling array of treasures from the 4th to the 20th century are...
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Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Military Museums, Museums
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: A dazzling array of treasures from the 4th to the 20th century are housed in this Kremlin museum, including thrones and carriages of the tsars, the works of Moscow silver and goldsmiths, arms, jewels, precious Russian Easter eggs and other Russian and foreign decorative arts.
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Gold Coast, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had to go to this as everyone raves about it. 700 Rubles is way to much to pay considering prices of other attractions! It is a shame it is something that you have to see otherwise i would tell you to pass on this purely on principle because of the price alone. It takes a few hours and you do... More 

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Pacific NW (USA)
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44 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Stand in a long line if you must, but go. This is not a large museum, but it is crammed with a wonderfully eclectic and classical collection. Once in, you can take your time viewing its treasures -- including a number of Faberge's "eggs" and many icons of all sorts from succeeding eras. As I experienced this museum, I had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I have been only for a short visit at the Armoury because I did not realise about the break-times. So may staying time was not so long I did not take the audio-guide. All the exhibits are described in Russian and in English so it was not necessary to take the audio-guide in my mother language. I was specially impressed... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Located near the red square, one of the most interesting museums that i have been. It got a lot of riches from the Russian dynasty. Medieval armor and weapons, paintings, dresses of Queens and even a full carriage.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Just a treat to visit, cheap as well, the exhibits are truly out of this world, especially the Faberge eggs. A must visit place.

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Orem, Utah
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You will see many national treasures at the Armory. Plan for at least 4 hours. The tours are all guided by language professionals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The place is one surprisingly impressive collection that I have encountered on Russian empire. The collection carries a whole lot of treasury that belonged to the monarchs which consists both that had been handed as gifts and that which was crafted in the soil itself and these actually gives a good amount of information and perspective on Russian history.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is inside the Kremlin so you need to visit it at the same time as there is no separate access. Much more interesting than armour. There is a great variety on display, wonderfully restored carriages, clothing( fabulous dresses etc), crown jewels, silverware and other treasures. An incredible collection which I found rather more interesting than the collection at the... More 

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Turku, Finland
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This museum showcases the most fabulous treasures of the Russian empire. You get to see so much gold, silver and jewels that you will surely be overwhelmed. The rooms are filled with religious and secular items from several centuries. Many of the items are made by Russian craftsmen, but many are also gifts from foreign powers. Do not miss the... More 

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Maghera, United Kingdom
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Sensational and profound display of weapons, armory, power, gifts and treasures on show...it is the oldest museum in Moscow showcasing patriotic glamour or, if you like, propaganda. First of, as you descend into the building you must surrender your coat due to security reasons. The muesum has very strict and regulated security. We where told they often just throw all... More 

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