State Historical Museum
1, Red Square
+7 (495) 692-68-17, +7 (495) 692-37-31
Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Sat 10.00 am-6.00pm, Sun 11.00 am-8.00 pm. Closed - Tuesday. The new exhibition hall opens: 11.00 am-7.00 pm, admission until 6.00 pm
How to reach the object: M: Okhotny Ryad, Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Teatralnaya
About 22 000 items are presented in the State Historical Museum on the area of 4 000 sq. m. It is necessary to make more than 4 000 steps that comprise about 3 km to go around museum exposition. If to spend approximately one minute for each exhibit item it will be required 360 hours. In 2006 Historical Museum finished working over permanent exposition. The history of Russia from the most ancient times to the beginning of XX century is presented on two levels in 39 halls. The Museum has undertaken large-scale reconstruction. Historical interiors have been recovered here but nevertheless Museum corresponds to all up-to-day requirements. For example, it is equipped with disabled lift and has wheelchairs available. Information materials are provided in the halls for better understanding historical events by visitors of the museum presented through the items. Except hardware information support a great number of screens and monitors are presented in the exposition. They display items which have not been included into the exposition or something that the visitor cannot see.