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State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow

State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia - Moscow, Russian Federation
State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia
Tverskaya ulitsa 21, Moscow, Russian Federation 125009Map
+7 495 699 67 24
Neighborhood: Inside the Boulevard Ring
Overview

Here you will find themed exhibitions dealing with the Russian Empire such as the takeover by the Bolsheviks, the Civil War (the Reds versus the Whites), the emergence of Stalinism and the history of the Soviet Union from its creation in 1922 to its dissolution in 1991. There is also a lot of hardware on display: period small arms, a World War I armored car, a 6-inch artillery gun used by Bolshevik insurgents to shell the Kremlin and pieces of Moscow's barricades from 1991. A separate exhibition features gifts which have been presented to Soviet leaders from Stalin to Gorbachev.

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State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Thursday from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Friday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Saturday from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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