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Museums in Moscow

Moscow is the capital and the largest city of Russia. It is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Russia and Eastern Europe. Moscow is also the northernmost and coldest megacity and metropolis on Earth.

The city is well-known for its architecture, particularly its historic buildings such as Saint Basil’s Cathedral with its brightly colored domes and the Kremlin. The Kremlin and Red Square are one of several World Heritage Sites in the city.

It is also the center of Russian culture with many excellent museums, academic institutions, and theatres. Moscow is rich in museums of all types.

A Virtual Tour of Museums in Moscow

More great Russian Museums will be added over time, and contributions are welcome.

Museums in Moscow

  • City:                   Moscow
  • Country:            Russia
  • Established:      1147
  • Population        20 million (including metropolitan areas)
  • Language:         Russian

Moscow

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Map of Museums in Moscow

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A Tour of the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia

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“Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.”
– Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Photo Credits: 1) By Valerii Tkachenko (Red square Moscow cityscape) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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