You have to book ahead for this and it is best to have a guide. Shop around as guides can be very expensive...I am not sure why?
About The Armoury
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You need to book for a specific time but make the effort. This museum houses treasures from the Tsars including gold, jewellery, clothing and thrones. Gifts from foreign countries are on display along side Faberge eggs. Of course no museum is complete without an excellent...More
This, like most of the buildings, is fantastic full of history and interesting items - many being gifted from Britain - very busy but enjoyable - our local guide was amazing and give so much information - worth a visit
The Armoury was included in our whirl wind tour of Moscow. I am not a museum type but I was very, very impressed as our guide made each exhibition come to life with the history behind it. Well worth it if you have a guide.
Of all the places I visited in Moscow this was the one that I enjoyed the most. It showcases many of the treasures from the Czar's times--gold, silver, decadence galore. Getting a ticket for entrance in the summer is a bit tricky. I got in...More
Perhaps this type of historical museum isn't for everyone but I really enjoyed it. I felt that many of the exhibits were quite unusual and were certainly things that I had not seen elsewhere. I particularly liked seeing the historical clothes that the nobility wore,...More
There are many treasures displayed inside this museum including golden carriages and Faberge eggs. Despite that you are not allowed to take photos inside the rooms, you would not be disappointed to stroll around every corner of the museum to look at the splendid displays...More
The armoury had a lot of good exhibits. The tickets are allotted with specific times. A ticket gains access for 1.5 hours. If you leave and miss your time that's it. The tickets are bought from two specific booths. The queues are very large and...More
For me this was definitely one of disappointments in Moscow. Huge exhibition of silver, china, etc. I was tired after couple of minutes. If you are not interested in that kind of stuff, I'd recommend seeing something different.