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Amazing Museums to See in Russia

By on May 30, 2018 in Kamexplore

Russia has some marvelous museums that you can visit. Visiting a museum is a great way to learn about art, history, and nature. There are also specialty museums that you can visit. Some of the museums are on the unusual side, for instance the vodka museum and hydropower museum in Uglich.

Art Museums

Slava Zaitsev’s Art Gallery is an excellent art museum that is found in Kazan, Russia. This gallery was founded in 2016 and is the tourist attraction of Kazan. Over 100 paintings are displayed and what is unique about the pieces of work is that they are made of unconventional materials such as leaves, glossy magazines and even butterfly wings.

Art Gallery of the European and American Countries of the XIX-XX centuries is a museum found in Moscow. This excellent art museum showcases work from many masters of the Impressionist era including Van Gogh, Renoir, Manet and Monet. This museum has a very good and quite an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures for people to see. Paintings span the areas of impressionism, post-impressionism, cubism and fauvism.

In St. Petersburg the State Hermitage and Winter Palace is worth a visit. This is a world-renowned museum which has over 2 million pieces of work. The work is all housed within a beautiful palace. This very large museum is the largest in Russia. Work from such masters as Michelangelo, Da Vinci and Rembrandt are on display along with works from many other famous artists.

Historical Museums

If you are more interested in history, then you should visit the State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad. This museum has the original weapons, documents and clothing from the battle of Stalingrad on display. This would be a very interesting visit for anyone interested in military history.

Another interesting military museum is the Museum of military vehicles and other machinery, UMMC, located in Verhnyaya Pyshma. There are many things to see at this museum including ships, planes and tanks. They even have submarines and trains as well as artillery on display. The museum has both an outside and an inside display and is worth a visit for anybody who is interested in military history.

Other Fascinating Museums

A more unusual museum is the Museum of Old Equipment and Tools that is found in the city of Nizhny. This museum is interesting and displays old musical equipment such as gramophones and old radios. The museum is interactive, so you can touch everything which really heightens the experience.

If you are a nature lover, then you can visit the State Darwin Museum in Moscow. This museum has the exhibits centered on the theory of evolution and this is a popular visiting place for school kids. There are several exhibits and dioramas including interactive exhibits for children.

Also, in Moscow, is the Museum of Human Living Systems which has a focus on the human body and on animal body systems. To see some live insects and other invertebrates you can visit the Insects Museum in Pyatigorsk. Although not a large museum this would be fun for all ages. Russia has many amazing museums to visit whether you are interested in nature, military history or art.

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