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booking excursions

Work schedule
from 11.00 to 18.00 (the ticket office closes an hour earlier) the
entrance of visitors to the Museum territory stops at 17.00
days off-Monday, Tuesday, last Thursday of the month.

From December 27, 2021, to January 4, 2022, and on January 7 2022, the Museum will be closed. OPEN on January 5,6,8 and 9, 2022.

Exhibitions

“I will work while I breathe…” Commemorating the 150th anniversary of weapons designer F.V. Tokarev

The exhibition is dedicated to biography of famed Russian arms designer, whose talent revealed very different spheres.  Among exhibits rare photos of F.V. Tokarev and his family, numerous samples of arms he designed and adopted in the Soviet Army, as well as development and experimental models.  

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At the Front and in the Rear. Artillery Historical Museum during World War II

The exhibition is dedicated to the work of the Artillery Museum during World War II.  The exhibits tell how people learned to do it in new conditions under martial law, how they survived and kept monuments of military glory during hard war times.

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Children and Miniature Arms from the 17th to the early 20th cent.

The exhibition shows unique objects – reductions of real “adult” arms, but made especially for children. Visitors can see exhibits which are rarely displayed, to include miniature sabers and swords, rifles, pistols, handguns, hunting weapons, etc.  Many of them have dedicatory inscriptions from members of the Russian imperial family.

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A Soldier and a Saint

The exhibition presents painting and graphic works dedicated to Alexander Nevsky and his epoch.  Also among the exhibits are archaeological monuments from the 12th – 13th centuries telling about the fight of Old Russian state with foreign military aggression.  The point of real interest are modern reconstructions of arms and weapons, armature of Russian retainers, Livonian and Swedish knights, Horde warriors made on the base of historical research works from authentic materials according to ancient technologies. The exhibition is completed with objects of everyday life.
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