1916 – 1930


1916
The museum acquired the famous publisher A.S.Suvorin’s collection of manuscripts and books.

 


1917
At the initiative of the museum’s main keeper – famous numismatist A.V.Oreshnikov – the museum acquired collections belonged to the disbanded Moscow Numismatical Society.

 


1917
The museum was titled the «State Russian Historical Museum».  Eighteen exposition rooms of the ground floor covered the period since the prehistoric epoch till the early 17th century were opened for the visitors.

 


1917
The museum acquired A.I.Khludov’s collection of manuscripts, collection of antiquities from the museum founder A.S.Uvarov’s country estate “Porechye”.

 


1918
It was created «Society of Historical Museum’s friends».

 


The museum acquired collections of the Rumyantsev museum’s
department of antiquities.

 


1920
Under the decision of People’s Commissariat for Enlightenment (Narkompros), the Synod collection of manuscripts and books (the former Patriarchal library) was transferred to the museum.

 


1922
The «House museum of 40s years» was transferred to the museum’s department.

 


1924
Regular archaeological historical and social expeditions.

 


1925
The museum was titled the «State Historical Museum».

 


1926
It was published the first periodical edition of “Works of the State Historical museum”.

 


1927
It was inaugurated an exhibition «Work and everyday life of the working and peasant population of Ural in the last 18th and 19th centuries»

 


1927-1928
Because of the dissolution of Museum of Furniture and State Museum Fund, the State Historical Museum acquired their collections.

 


1930
It was opened an exhibition «Dialectic history of dishes».

Current exhibitions

Exhibitions in 2017

1 Jan. — 31 Dec., 2017