Moscow Forum «PROTIST–2016»

June 06 – 10, 2016


Excursion to the Kremlin Armoury Chamber

Be aware of the changes in the social program!
June 7

The Armoury Chamber, a treasure-house, is a part of the Grand Kremlin Palace's complex. The museum collections were based on the precious items that had been preserved for centuries in the tsars' treasury and the Patriarch’s vestry.

Some of the exhibits were made in the Kremlin's workshops, others were accepted as ambassadorial gifts. The museum was named after one of the oldest Kremlin's treasury stores. 

The Armoury Chamber preserves ancient state regalia, ceremonial tsar's vestments and coronation dress, vestments of the Russian Orthodox Church’es hierarchs, the largest collection of gold and silverware by Russian craftsmen, West European artistic silver, ceremonial weapons and arms, carriages, horse ceremonial harness.

The State Armoury presents more than four thousand items of applied art of Russia, European and Eastern countries of the IV - early XX centuries. The highest artistic level and particular historical and cultural value of the exhibits have made the State Armoury of the Moscow Kremlin a world-wide known museum.

Price of participation in the excursion: 35 EUR
Price includes: English-speaking guide, transfer from the conference venue to the museum and back, entrance fee.