Contemporary History Museum

Contemporary History Museum information

Moscow , Russia
Street Tverskaya ul 21
+7 495 699 6724
Getting there
metro Pushkinskaya
More information
adult/student R100/70
Opening hours
10am-6pm Tue-Sun
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Lonely Planet review

Formerly known as the Revolution Museum, this retro exhibit traces Soviet history from the 1905 and 1917 revolutions up to the 1980s. The highlight is the extensive collection of propaganda posters, in addition to all the Bolshevik paraphernalia. Look for the picture of the giant Palace of Soviets (Дворец Советов) that Stalin was going to build on the site of the blown- up – and now rebuilt – Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. English-language tours are available with advance notice.