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Take a journey through more than a century and a half of turmoil, revolutions, and progress at State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia. The museum tells the comprehensive and ever-expanding story of the Russian state and society from the mid-19th century to the modern day. See artifacts that will take you back to the last days of the empire and the Communist Revolution, the civil war, two world wars, the Cold War, the Space Race, and the end of the Soviet Union. Dispalys also discuss the role of Russia in today's world. Many of the items on display are authentic pieces. Some knowledge of the Russian language may be helpful to fully understand the exhibit; information available in English is limited. A visit to State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Moscow trip planner to plot your vacation.
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I was very excited about this visit, but it didn't live up to expectations. The museum is set in a building previously belonging to an aristocrat, it used to be the English Moscow Club. It saves... more »
This museum covers a lot of russian history in the last 150 years. However, most of the captions are in Russians. There are quite a few interactive maps/TVs with English subtitles which will help you.... more »
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