Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812
Opened in 2012, the Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812 is located not far from Red Square in the Mint’s courtyard. State-of-the-art multimedia equipment makes a visit to this museum even more exciting..
The Tretyakov Gallery a 20-minute walk from Red Square
The Tretyakov Gallery, a 20-minute walk from Red Square, is one of the largest museums in Russia with a vast collection of Russian works of arts.
The focus of the Museum’s collection is 19th– and 20th-century Russian painting. Other exhibits include sculptures, graphics and icons.
The Pushkin Museum , 3 km from Red Square, boasts 15 rooms dedicated to the literary heritage of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin and to late 18th– and early 19th-century Russian culture.
Museum of Archeology
The highlight of the Manege Square is the Museum of Archeology, founded in 1997 to commemorate Moscow’s 850th anniversary. The Museum houses a fine collection of archeological artifacts.
Other museums not far from Red Square
The world’s oldest mineralogical collection is on view at the nearby V. I. Vernadsky Geological Museum.
The Zoological Museum, also located within a walking distance from Red Square, exhibits a rich collection of approximately 7,500 items representative of the modern animal world.
Founded in 2007 and boasting a collection of over 2,000 exhibits from all over the world, the Fashion Museum in Ilyinka will be of interest to all creative people.
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