Kremlin Armory

The Kremlin Armory, the museum-treasury is a part of the complex of the Grand Kremlin Palace. It is situated in the building constructed in 1851 by the architect Konstantin Ton. The precious things kept by centuries in tsar Treasury and patriarch sacristy manufactured in the Kremlin workshops, and also received as presents from the embassies of foreign states constituted the base of the museum collection. The museum took its name from one of the most ancient Kremlin treasure stores.

The Kremlin Armory keeps ancient state regales, fine tsar clothes and crown dresses, clothes of the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church, the largest collection of gold and silver things manufactured by Russian craftsmen, West-European art silver, memorials of arm mastery, collection of the carriages, parts of the fine horse attire.     

The museum introduces about four thousand memorials of decorative-applied art of Russia, countries of Europe and East of IV beginning of XX centuries. Their highest art level and peculiar historical-cultural value brought The Kremlin Armory of the Moscow Kremlin world fame.