Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Kremlin Armory Museum in Moscow

The Moscow Kremlin Armory Museum is one of the most famous museums in the world. It holds a vast collection of Tsarist artifacts as well as other pieces of Russian history. The museum is located in the Armory of the Kremlin in Moscow. It is composed of two floors. The first floor holds artifacts belonging to Russian rulers, including Catherine the Great’s coronation gown and a beautiful collection of thrones and carriages. The second floor holds a collection of jewelry and other pieces of artwork, including the collection of Faberge eggs, magnificent bejeweled eggs that were given as gifts on Easter by Tsars between 1885 and 1916. There is also a large collection of weaponry, divided between Russian weapons, and foreign weapons within the museum.

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