Today we are dedicated to a tour of the best museums in Moscow, a city that hides a lot of history and secrets.
1.- Polytechnic Museum
Lovers of science and technology will be delighted to visit the Moscow Polytechnic Museum. Within a palace of neo-Russian architecture, the collection took shape in the late nineteenth century, with Peter the Great, a fan of real science. The museum presents the technical advances that have allowed the passing of household appliances, the modern means of transport, the aerospace industry and robotics. This tour is recommended for children.
The museum is open from 10am to 6pm every day except Monday and the last Friday of every month. The price is 20 dollars.
2.- Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts is located in a mansion. It was founded by Ivan Tsvetaev who worked from 1898 to 1912, under the direction of the museum. This family business became, in 1925, a popular place for visitors as artists. The collections have been enriched by the contribution of certain works by Western artists. Today, we discover paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Botticelli or Delacroix. Egyptian, Assyrian, Greco-Roman art was also honored permanently.
The museum is open every day, except Mondays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Accessible by the metro station.
3.- Museum of Culture and Art of the old Russia Andrei Rublev
Andrei Rublev is a famous figure in the history of Russian art. It is celebrated with the Museum of the Dignity of Culture and Art that bears his name and which takes place in the Andronikovsky Monastery. This monk was a great painter of the fourteenth century, whose picturesque works are incredible and have inspired many other artists. However, the museum does not include works by Rublev, since his name appears in the State Tretyakov Gallery. However, we can see the icons in Fiodor Zubov dating from the thirteenth century.
The museum is open every day from 11 am to 5 pm, except on weekends.
4.- The Bourganov house
The Bourganov House is a state museum that opened in January 2001. Located in the heart of Old Arbat, Moscow, it includes a significant number of works by Alexandre Bourganov, the founder of the site. The particularity of this place is its outdoor feature collecting several temporary exhibitions. The original organization of this museum helps to establish an incredible atmosphere, highlighting the achievements of the contemporary Russian artist.
5.- The Palace of the Patriarchs
Located in the Kremlin in Moscow, the Patriarch's Palace combines the five domes of the Church of the Twelve Apostles, whose construction dates back to 1653. Built at the time of the Nikon patriarchate, it is today on the first floor of a museum of applied arts of the 17th century. The collections have magnificent priestly robes. The visitor can also go to a typical room and an apartment of the Cross of gigantic proportions.
6.- The Diamond Fund
Established in 1922, the Diamond Fund was created to preserve the treasures of Russia, including the crown jewels of the Russian tsars.. The valuable collection of this museum contains precious stones, fabrics, gold and platinum. Also here there is the largest diamond in the world, the Soviet Union was one of the diamond suppliers of the most active international markets. This tour is a dream for the beauty and history of the objects presented.
7.- Mikhail Lemontov Museum
The small museum Mikhail Lemontov is located in the house where the Russian poet lived not far from the new neighborhood of New Arbat. It combines several historical documents, personal objects and manuscripts written directly by Lemontov.
8.- Chaliapin House Museum
Dacha in Russia, houses a museum in honor of Fyodor Chaliapin, who has never really hosted the Russian self-taught opera singer. It was only a place where he had an operatic performance a few weeks before his forced exile to France at the time of the Russian Revolution. Today, this house hosts concerts and musical evenings in the famous white room.
9.- Mayakovsky Museum
The Mayakovsky Museum is one of those places that completely absorbs when visiting its history, design and some mysticisms. Hidden in the well of a modern building, the museum is ready to say everything about the life of the Russian poet, about his work, life, adventures and drama that led to suicide one of the most famous editors of the Soviet Union. The museum has an abstract style with suspended tables, sharp angles, glass cubes, in which are the notes and drafts of the poet, as well as drawings and posters of the poet, which was created by him in different periods of creativity. The museum is dominated by the color black and red, which gives the place a certain pessimism, as well as many poems by Mayakovsky.
10.- Krasnodar Regional Art Museum
This museum is one of the oldest museums of Russian art in southern Russia. It was opened in 1904. The museum has a first-class collection of ancient icons and Russian painting of the classical period, beautiful sections of art from Western and Eastern Europe.