Museums in Moscow
Moscow's Pushkin State Museum of Fine Art is one of the most important in Russia. Its huge collection ranges from paintings to archaeological objects.
Founded by a Muscovite merchant in the mid 19th century, the State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the largest collections of Russian fine art in the world.
Moscow's Cosmonautics Museum is dedicated to showcasing the important role Russia played in the space race during the 20th century.
Housed in one of the main buildings on Red Square, the State Historical Museum in Moscow was opened in 1872 to showcase Russian history.
The Kremlin Armoury is one of the oldest museums in Moscow, home to priceless treasures, weapons and armours from Russian history.
The Museum of the Great Patriotic War, located in Victory Park, is a history museum showcasing Russia's participation in World War II.