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MUSEUMS OF RUSSIA JOIN THE INTERNATIONAL #MUSEUMSELFIE CAMPAIGN

26 January 2022

On the 19th of January, the international Twitter campaign #MuseumSelfie was held online. On this day, social media users around the world post photos of themselves in museums.
At the initiative of the Kultura.
CELEBRATION OF THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF MOSCOW STATE HISTORICAL MUSEUM IN 2022

19 January 2022

The year 2022 will be marked by various cultural events, including such a significant one as 150th anniversary of the Moscow State Historical Museum. This week it became known what exhibitions the museum will prepare to honor it.

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EXHIBITION RUSSIAN EMPIRE IN MOSCOW

26 January 2022

From the 3rd of December 2022 the exhibition Russian Empire opens in Moscow. It is part of a series of projects that the State Historical Museum launched for its 150th anniversary. The exposition is dedicated to the history of the Russian Empire. The first of the sections will tell about the formation of the state in the epoque of Peter the Great, the expansion of its territory. Several halls will present models of warships, maps, weapons, and much more. Among the exhibits, the uniforms that belonged to Peter the Great stands out.

In another section of the exhibition, visitors will see court and military costumes, portraits of emperors, as well as such unique objects as the men military caftan worn by the future Empress Catherine II during the palace coup and the children's uniform and children's saber that belonged to prince Alexei, the son of Nicholas II - the last tsar of the Russian Empire. Especially for the project, to the State Historical Museum was temporarily transferred one of the main regalia of the royal dynasty - the Great Imperial Crown.