4 The Lights Of Moscow

The Lights Of Moscow

A museum called The Lights Of Moscow is located in the very center of the Russian capital. It reveals the history of Moscow streets lighting and represents ancient and modern light sources.

The building was created in the 17th century and is decorated by light posts made during different epochs.

Due to lack of financing some exhibits are left abandoned.

But a plenty of unique samples are located inside the building.

Gas lanterns of the 19th century.

Wind lanterns.



The most interesting things are located downstairs.

Labour awards.

Soviet street lanterns.


Can it be an automatic telephone station?

This appliance was used to control exterior lighting.

The hall is devoted to clocks and time.

Primary electric watch.

Crystal-controlled clock.


How do you like the rubber boot?

Location: Moscow

via nasedkin

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4 responses to “The Lights Of Moscow”

  1. testicules says:

    Thomas Edison would be proud. I thnk everyone else would be bored

  2. Musa says:

    I would like to walk around and look at all their old stuff, I’m weired like that.

  3. testicules says:


  4. lobster says:

    It’s strange how dark all the photos are. They should install some lights.

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