A collection of crown jewels makes Armoury Chamber one of Moscow's most popular tourist attractions. Part of the city's centrally located World Heritage Site, this museum houses 15,000 royal dresses, including those worn by the Empress Elizabeth during her coronation ceremonies. Other highlights include a pair of Peter the Great's boots, numerous royal carriages and sledges, and a lavish throne studded with over 800 diamonds. Be sure to visit the upstairs galleries, which contain a vast collection of silver artworks produced between the 12th and 17th centuries, as well as 10 world-famous Easter eggs made by celebrated jeweler Faberge. Ease your journey through Russian art history with an audio guide, available at the on-site ticket office. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Moscow holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Armoury Chamber and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Born in Moscow, I haven’t been here and this was my dream to visit the Armory chamber. What an impressive and magical place with so much history.
Born in Moscow, I haven’t been here and this was my dream to visit the Armory chamber. What an impressive and magical place with so much history. more »
I'm not a big fan of history and weapons, but this museum just has stolen my heart. This is the oldest one in Moscow, and I was surprised to see the royal arsenal dating back to the 16th century...
I'm not a big fan of history and weapons, but this museum just has stolen my heart. This is the oldest one in Moscow, and I was surprised to see the royal arsenal dating back to the 16th century... more »
Wonderful museum. Russia is great. Very important to visit and to be there at least for 3 hours. Photos are allowed, no flash
Amazing place to visit. Make sure you visit the armor museum it is big and warm. You must go at schedule time but it is worth it.
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