THE MUSEUM

Genre
Culture
Number of episodes
1
Length
44

Red Square, 1, Moscow, Russia. The State Historical Museum is situated in a luxurious Old Russian style building, located in the heart of Moscow. It is one of the biggest museums in the world. Established in 1872 by a personal decree of Alexander II, the museum was given the name Imperial. The State Historical Museum is surely one of Russias treasures, with more than 5 mln culture and history artefacts from the ancient times until modern days. Some of its most celebrated gems include Vikings golden masterpieces, Russian Emperors personal possessions, and exhibits from Napoleon times. St.Basils Cathedral, the national symbol of Russia, is also a part of the collection. In 1990, UNESCO included St. Basil in the Word Heritage List as one of the most beautiful monuments.

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