Art and Culture

Jewish Museum

At the Jewish Museum you will see and hear the story of the God chosen people from their Creator to modern days in 4D. A 3 hour tour covers Moses’ journey via the desert, Stalin’s repressions and much more.

Kuskovo Estate

Kuskovo Estate dates back to 13th century and boasts a collection of items belonging to the royal family and nobilities, art pieces and a lot more. You can spend an entire day in Kuskovo, considering its vast territory.

Andrey Rublev Museum

The Museum is located at the Andronnikovsky Monastery of 15th century. There, one can also find the oldest church outside the Kremlin, decorated by the works of the famous icon-painter Andrei Rublev. Unfortunately, many of the frescos were destroyed during the Soviet period.

Museum of Moscow

Museum of Moscow will take you on a historic voyage through founding and evolution of Russia’s capital. Museum offers archaeological finds and historical artifacts, photographs of the extinct buildings and unrealized plans. On weekends, Museum courtyard becomes a venue for multiple events -- from street food festival to a flea market.


Dedicated to the defeat of Napoleon, the Battle of Borodino is a 379 feet canvas which at the time of its creation was the closest thing to 3D art. A few years ago the Museum celebrated its 100th birthday and 50 years since they moved to a new building (constructed on the location of the old hut where the Council at Fili in 1812 took place).

Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MOMMA) has several branches throughout the city; however, locations on Petrovka Street and Gogolevsky Boulevard are most popular for its thoroughly selected exhibits and super friendly staff.


Built on the remains of a former restaurant in Gorky Park, Garage is the creation of Rem Koolhaas, the renowned Dutch designer. Garage is the most popular venue for modern artists of all sorts – from the big stars names to newly emerging names.

Private collection museum

Private collection museum – a branch of Pushkin Museum hosting private collections donated to the Museum at various times. The Museum is worth checking out for the variety of collectors’ tastes and from a philanthropic stand point.

Tretyakov Gallery

Tretyakov Gallery requires no introduction and is the largest collection of Russian art, founded in 1856 by the merchant Pavel Tretyakov. In 1892, it was given to the city of Moscow. Since then, Tretyakov Gallery has been growing and now also includes the artwork up to the early 20th century.

Art Gallery on Krymsky Val

It is the extension of the Tretyakov Gallery, featuring the art of the 20th century and the exhibits of contemporary Russian artists. The Gallery is located right next to Gorky Park, where one can continue the art education at the Museon Park.