Moscow is the capital and the largest city of the Russian Federation. It is also the largest city in Europe . Moscow is situated on the banks of the Moskva River, which flows for just over 500 km through the East European Plain in central Russia. Location: 55° 45' N , 37° 37' E Where is it located?
The Museum of Moscow History that is one of the oldest
Museums of the city was established on the initiative of Russian
scientific community in 1896. The basis of the new Museum
collection was formed with the exhibits of the pavilion "Moscow"
at the All-Russian Artistic and Industrial exhibition, which was held in
Nizhny Novgorod in 1896
The largest historic museum of Russia, the State Historical Museum, was established in 1872 on the initiative of the Russian scientific community. Articles and monuments representing the culture and the history of the multinational Russian State were brought to the new museum from all the regions of Russia.