In 1979 Tsaritsyno was granted the status of a historical monument and it officially became the Tsaritsyno Museum. In the 1990s major restoration effort was launched and it wasn’t completed until 2007.
The museum owns an extensive collection. Permanent exhibits include Soviet decorative art of the 20th century, traditional arts and crafts of Slavic nations, Russian jewelry of the 16th – 20th centuries, archaeological finds, sculpture and much more. Numerous temporary exhibitions are held at the museum all year round. They are devoted to various periods in the history of Russia and the history of Tsaritsyno itself.
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Director of Tsaritsyno Museum Yelizaveta Fokina invites you to join her own walking tour across the grounds of Moscow's largest palace and park ensemble.
A virtual tour inviting to discover France in the age of Louis XVI. Explore manners and customs of the Fête Galante through the portraits, works of decorative arts and objects of everyday life. The core element of the exhibition is clothing: home dresses and evening robes, courtier outfits and theatre garments.
The online tour is hosted by the guide of Tsaritsyno Elena Stepanova.
Tsaritsyno, Moscow's largest palace and park ensemble, is a state museum of historical, architectural, artistic and landscape value. Its main attraction is the majestic 18th-century palace created as the summer residence for Catherine the Great.
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