The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

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.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Here is a locomobile or a steam traction engine that was used to power farming machinery. In fact it’s just a tractor.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The arms of the Romanovs accepted in 1856.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The newspaper “Kremlin” that was published daily.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

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 Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The collection of memorable coins.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The hall devoted to the Russo-Japanese War.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The model of “Varyag” cruiser.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

A piece of interior of an actress, late XIX – early XX century.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Some curious details.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Battleship “Potemkin”.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Constitution of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Uniform 1914-17.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The biggest part of the contemporary history belonged to the Soviet epoch, of course.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Here is the leader of the world proletariat.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

“All the power to the Soviets!”

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

“Ahead to the Victory!” Weapons of the revolution.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Uniforms belonging to Soviet outstanding figures.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Posters motivating peasants to be honest, live sober life, work and make bread for labor people and protectors of the Motherland.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

“Proletarians of all countries, unite!”

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Restaurant interior, 1920s.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

An element of an old shop.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Shirt – 6 rubles, dress – 18 rubles, sugar – 75 copecks per pound, cacao – 58 copecks, biscuits – 86 copecks per pack, prices as per 1924-25.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

“Against popes”. The new power was fighting religion.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

“Atheist on the shopfloor”.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Weighing the confiscated church treasures. Moscow 1921.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Model of the wood mausoleum.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

“5-year plan in 4 years!”

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The office of the People’s Commissar of Heavy Industry of the USSR S. Ordzhonikidze.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Pioneer and komsomol uniforms, 1930.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

“Belarus” tractor.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Model of the spaceship “Vostok”.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Interior fragment of the city apartment 1940-1950.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Popular Russian singer, song-writer, actor V. Vysotsky.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The jacket he used for his role.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Typical uniform of a man representing the Soviet intelligentsia.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

A piece of the oil pipe “Druzhba” (“Friendship”).

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The world according to R. Reagan.

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

And then the USSR collapsed…

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The time of new Russia came … And it’s a different story..

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