1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Alexander Garden

Moscow: 3.5-hour Excursion to Armoury and Diamond Fund

Product ID: 162051
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Visit two of the world's most famous museums - the Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund to see some amazing treasures from the Russian Empire, including the jewels of the royal family.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the treasures of the Diamond Fund (it is possible to use an audio guide)
  • Visit the Armory Chamber and its collection of unique jewelry, court regalia, armor, coronation dresses, and golden carriages (audio guide visit)
  • See some of the world-famous Easter Eggs by Karl Faberge
Full description
Your excursion begins with a walking tour of Alexander Garden, one of the largest in the city and containing the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Eternal Flame. Then, visit the Armory Chambers, a part of the Kremlin Palace Complex which houses vast amounts of valuable and invaluable artifacts gathered over the years. Here, you can marvel at the treasures of Russian tsars - carriages and thrones, clothes of Russian emperors, a collection of weapons, armor, jewelry, household items, coaches, knight armor and the famous Monomakh hat. Learn about the significance of what you're seeing with an audio guide.

The tour continues with an excursion to the Diamond Fund, which houses treasures of the Russian Empire carefully collected from the 18th century. Here, the highlight will certainly be the jewels of the royal family, the imperial symbols of power - admire the the crown and the scepter with the famous diamond "Orlov." You can visit the Diamond Fund with an audio guide. You'll also get the chance to see in person the fabulous and priceless Easter eggs by Karl Faberge.
Includes
  • Entrance tickets
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Travel by public transport
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs

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Meeting point

Your meeting point is the red and blue information post in the center of the platform at the Revolution Square metro station. Address: Ploschad' Revolyutsii, Moscow, Russia, 109012.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that it is forbidden to take photos in the Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund
• This tour involves significant amounts of walking, so please wear comfortable shoes and do not forget your umbrellas (in Moscow it often rains)!