State Historical Museum (main building)

The Historical Museum on the Red Square was constructed by Alexander II of Russia in 1872, but it was opened in the time of the reign of Alexander III of Russia. Such great Russian painters as Ivan Aivazovsky, Viktor Vasnetsov, Valentin Serov, Sergey Korovin, Ilya Repin were taking part in the creature of unique interiors of the museum.
The work on the permanent exhibition was finished in 2006, after large-scale reconstruction. In 39 rooms located on 2 floors more than 22 thousand of exhibition items are represented. They tell us about the history of Russia from ancient times to the beginning of XX century. The approximate length of the exhibition is about 3 kilometers. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions that attract art enthusiasts from all over the world.

Contacts and location

Contacts

Address:
1, Red Square, Moscow

Subway:
Okhotny Riad
Teatralnaya
Ploschad Revolyutsii

Phone:
+7(495) 692-4019

Site:
www.shm.ru


Timetable

Monday

From June till August: 10.00 - 18.00; From September till May: 10.00 - 18.00. The ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

Tuesday

From June till August: 10.00 - 18.00; Closed: first Tuesday of each month. From September till May: closed. The ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

Wednesday

From June till August: 10.00 - 18.00; From September till May: 10.00 - 18.00. The ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

Thursday

From June till August: 10.00 - 18.00; From September till May: 10.00 - 18.00. The ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

Friday

From June till August: 10.00 - 21.00; From September till May: 10.00 - 18.00. The ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

Saturday

From June till August: 10.00 - 21.00; From September till May: 10.00 - 18.00. The ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

Sunday

From June till August: 10.00 - 18.00; From September till May: 10.00 - 18.00. The ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

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