Museum of Moscow

The Museum of Moscow (Russian: Музей Москвы) is one of the oldest museums of the city of Moscow, Russia. Its collection was established on the initiative of Russian scientific community in 1896. The Moscow City Duma gave it a large collection of exhibits. In the 20th century the museum several times changed its name and location. In 1921 the museum was called Moscow Municipal Museum and was located in Sukharev Tower. In 1940 was renamed the Museum of History and Reconstruction of Moscow.[1] In 1987 the museum got its present name.

Museum of Moscow
Музей Москвы
Suharev Tower in Moscow.jpg
Sucharev Tower
Museum of Moscow is located in Moscow
Museum of Moscow
Location within Moscow
Coordinates55°44′12″N 37°35′36″E / 55.7367°N 37.5933°E / 55.7367; 37.5933Coordinates: 55°44′12″N 37°35′36″E / 55.7367°N 37.5933°E / 55.7367; 37.5933


  1. ^ Г. В. Андреевский Повседневная жизнь Москвы в сталинскую эпоху, 1930-1940-е годы - М. : Мол. гвардия, 2003. ISBN 5-235-02528-8 ISBN 978-5-235-02528-8.

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