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Chambers of The Romanov Boyars

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The house was a birthplace of Mikhail Fyodorovich, the first Tsar in the Romanov dynasty.
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Varvarka St., 10 | China town, Moscow 109012, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chambers of the Romanov Boyars is at 10 Varvarka Street in Park Zaryad'ye. It is a short walk from Red Square. It only takes about a hour for a visit. here is printed information in English. This small but interesting museum is devoted to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank supermic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is small but very interesting with explanations and interesting items on display.In the center but easily missed, so be careful. A good window on past life in Moscow.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PierreBMalta
Reviewed October 9, 2019

The museum is not big, but I think it's still worth visiting. Great historical value as it's the only example of a boyar house of XV-XVI centuries - a glance into life of the tsar period of Russia, before the Soviet and even the imperial...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Дарья Б
Reviewed October 6, 2019

Small - the whole thing will take you maybe an hour. There is printed information in English but it is not very comprehensive. It talks a lot about the separation of men and women in the house, but provides no historical context or information about...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lindapayson
Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Small but very interesting museum, where you can see the old rich boyard’s way of living. A good option if you don’t want to stay in a queue at the Red Square.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ioanalauran
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

It only takes about a half hour or less to walk around. There were a few interesting things in there, just not a lot of them. The are non-English speaking folks to point you where to go. It was a little hard to find. The...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tshep42
Reviewed May 30, 2019

The Chambers of the Romanov Boyars is at 10 Varvarka Street, more or less behind St. Basil's Cathedral on Red Square. Just go around the back of St. Basil's, and turn left until you find #10, then walk downstairs to the entrance of this house,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank brontefan24
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

In this museum you can find out a little more about Russian boyars life-being in the XVI-XVII centuries. The museum consists only from one house having several rooms with some authentic and some identical household items. In every room you can find descriptions in English...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kel-Tuzed
Reviewed January 23, 2018

From St. Basil's, passing an English trading house established by an Elizabethan entrepreneur, on to a Boyar's (wealthy noblemen) city manor... of the Romanoffs' no less, before they became a Czarist dynasty. Compact but functional with rooms familiar to modern eyes....study, formal dining, living area,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank FMPDZ
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Looks like it will be amazing when opened again. Tons of construction around the city as it cleans up for the 2018 World Cup. Big football stadium under construction near the museum.

Date of experience: August 2017
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