Floor Plans

Ground floor

The exposition begins in a glorious Front vestibule “Seni” on the arches of which is represented “Genealogic tree of Russian sovereigns” (green part of the plan).



First floor (rooms 1-22)

The rooms 1-7 are devoted to ancient history – to the development of human civilization in the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages.
The next seven rooms (8-14) tell about the era of the ancient Russian state.
The exposition of rooms 15-21 elaborate on the formation of centralized state and its greater extension.



Second floor (rooms 22-28, 35-39)

A grand panorama of the Russian Empire history in the 18th and 19th centuries is set in the rooms of the second floor.


Current exhibitions

“Portrait of a museum on the background of the history of photography 1876-2015 gg. 145th Anniversary of the museum…”

8 Feb., 2017 — 10 Apr., 2017

“Handsome man. Russian elegant in the second half of the XVIII – beginning of the XX century”.

15 Mar., 2017 — 28 Jul., 2017

Аrs botanica. Floral motifs in the art of the first half of the XIX century.

14 Dec., 2016 — 3 Apr., 2017

Exhibitions in 2017

1 Jan. — 31 Dec., 2017