1909 – 1915


1909
The museum was visited by Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha who was a daughter of the emperor Alexander II of Russia.

 


1909
The museum organized exhibitions timed to the anniversary of N.V.Gogol and to the 200th anniversary of Poltava victory.

 


1910
For the first time the museum took part in a foreign exhibition «Islamic art» (Munich)

 


1911
In the museum there were exhibitions timed to the 50th anniversary of liberation of the serfs, to the 100th anniversary from the date of V.G.Belinsky’s birth, and exhibitions dedicated to K.S.Aksakov, A.S.Khomyakov, and T.G.Shevchenko.

 


1911
The museum took part in an exhibition dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Tsarskoje Selo.

 


August, 1912
In the museum, in the presence of emperor and members of the Imperial Family, there was an inauguration of the anniversary exhibition dedicated to the «Patriotic War of 1812».

 


1912
For the first time it was published the «Review of the major monuments of the Historical Museum: Historical Department, 1883–1908».

 

1913
The museum acquired English genre engravings of the 19th century that represented subjects from Russian history.

 

 


1913
The Grand duke George Mikhaylovich visited the museum.

 


1914
The museum accepted to keep some monuments from territories of military operations of the First World War.

 


1914
In the museum it was created «Department of the war that is rubbing through» – a new division for acquisition of materials on modern history.

 


1914
The museum acquired a collection of manuscripts belonged to the collector of antiquities E.V.Barsov.

 


1915
The museum began to acquire documents and objects sent purposefully by the South-West front’s headquarters and from military positions.

 


1915
The museum acquired the I.H.Kolodeev’s collection (over 3000 units) the most valuable material on history of the reign of Alexander I and on Patriotic War in 1812.

Current exhibitions

“For our friends.” On the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the war for the liberation of Bulgaria

26 May, 2017 — 4 Sep., 2017

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

15 Mar., 2017 — 28 Jul., 2017

Exhibitions in 2017

1 Jan. — 31 Dec., 2017