Another interesting place we’re about to visit is the State Central Museum of Contemporary History in Moscow whose exhibits are related to the period of the new history of Russia, XX century.
Here is a locomobile or a steam traction engine that was used to power farming machinery. In fact it’s just a tractor.
The arms of the Romanovs accepted in 1856.
The newspaper “Kremlin” that was published daily.
The Order of St. Andrew – the highest award in Russia. Only sixteen persons were honoured to get one. The last one was Sergey Shoigu (Russian political figure, Minister of Defence) in 2014.
The collection of memorable coins.
The hall devoted to the Russo-Japanese War.
The model of “Varyag” cruiser.
A piece of interior of an actress, late XIX – early XX century.
Some curious details.
The Constitution of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic.
The biggest part of the contemporary history belonged to the Soviet epoch, of course.
Here is the leader of the world proletariat.
“All the power to the Soviets!”
“Ahead to the Victory!” Weapons of the revolution.
Uniforms belonging to Soviet outstanding figures.
Posters motivating peasants to be honest, live sober life, work and make bread for labor people and protectors of the Motherland.
“Proletarians of all countries, unite!”
Restaurant interior, 1920s.
An element of an old shop.
Shirt – 6 rubles, dress – 18 rubles, sugar – 75 copecks per pound, cacao – 58 copecks, biscuits – 86 copecks per pack, prices as per 1924-25.
“Against popes”. The new power was fighting religion.
“Atheist on the shopfloor”.
Weighing the confiscated church treasures. Moscow 1921.
Model of the wood mausoleum.
“5-year plan in 4 years!”
The office of the People’s Commissar of Heavy Industry of the USSR S. Ordzhonikidze.
Pioneer and komsomol uniforms, 1930.
Model of the spaceship “Vostok”.
Interior fragment of the city apartment 1940-1950.
Popular Russian singer, song-writer, actor V. Vysotsky.
The jacket he used for his role.
Typical uniform of a man representing the Soviet intelligentsia.
A piece of the oil pipe “Druzhba” (“Friendship”).
The world according to R. Reagan.
And then the USSR collapsed…
The time of new Russia came … And it’s a different story..