Armoury Chamber, Moscow

4.6
#4 of 544 in Museums in Moscow
A collection of crown jewels makes Armoury Chamber one of Moscow's most popular tourist attractions. Part of the city's centrally located World Heritage Site, this museum houses 15,000 royal dresses, including those worn by the Empress Elizabeth during her coronation ceremonies. Other highlights include a pair of Peter the Great's boots, numerous royal carriages and sledges, and a lavish throne studded with over 800 diamonds. Be sure to visit the upstairs galleries, which contain a vast collection of silver artworks produced between the 12th and 17th centuries, as well as 10 world-famous Easter eggs made by celebrated jeweler Faberge. Ease your journey through Russian art history with an audio guide, available at the on-site ticket office. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Moscow holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Armoury Chamber and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • So much history and incredible wealth found here! It is in a beautiful building, with must see items !  more »
  • Must be seen whilst in the Kremlin When bying your tickets the preferrence is to buy it on-line and beat the queues. Alternatively when joining the queue make sure that you are in the correct queue...  more »
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  • An ensemble of precious collection, dating back 12th century onwards. Amazing artistry and craftsmanship of ester years' people. A great place for all those history loving people. It amazes all as to how the collections are kept in such a good condition. Place worth visiting.
  • Amazing place! I absolutely recommend it! It's well worth the price, aside from the first two halls which were a bit repetitive (religious stuff and daily life utilities) the place is awesome and very rich in history, you could probably spend hours here and not notice. The only Downside are the tourist groups just blocking the expositions not caring about the others, but that's just normal, I guess
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