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Museum-Estate Arhangelskoe   Museum-Estate Arhangelskoe 

The Museum-Estate Arhangelskoe, the famous architecture and park ensemble in the suburbs of Moscow, is an outstanding example of Russian culture of the late XVIII – early XIX century. The Estate has a pronounced gala palace character. A few generations of artists and architects were creating this magnificent ensemble. Its majestic beauty and the variety of unique art collections have won the Estate world-wide fame.

Main attractions:
Stone twocolumn Mikhail Archangel Church was build in 1660s instead of a XVI century wood church. In XVII century the church served for the Estate center.

The Burial-vault “The Colonnade” is the latest construction in the Estate area (1909 - 1916). Monumental domed building with the granite colonnade wings was created on the architect R.I. Klain project.

Palace. The palace project was designed by French architect Charles de Hern due to Princess N.A. Golitsyna order in 1780 ã.

The Small Palace “Caprice” built in the late XVIII century which was originally a separate park pavilion.

The regular park. The spacious regular park, which occupies 14 hectares, was laid out in the central part of the Estate Arhangelskoe at the same time when the Great Palace was founded.

The art collections contain the masterpieces of the most famous West-European artists of XVII - XIX centuries - A. van Deik, D.B. Tyepolo, F. Bushe, G. Rober and other.

The collections of applied arts – art bronze, clocks, furniture, china-ware of Yusupov porcelain factory in Arhangelskoe (1820s – 1830s.) and the main European manufactures of XVIII - XIX centuries.

The park is open daily from 10.00 to 20.00, museum expositions - from 10.00 to 17.00, except Monday. The last Wednesday of each month is a cleanup day. 


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