You will need
- - Entrance ticket;
- - Access to the Internet.
Visit the Armoury chamber at the following sessions: 10:00, 12:00, 14:30, 16:30. Day off – Thursday. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office of the Kremlin 45 minutes before the start of the session. The ticket without any discounts costs 700 rubles. Benefit have schoolchildren, students and pensioners (Russian citizens) – upon presentation of relevant documents, the ticket will cost 200 rubles. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, parents with children can visit the Armoury chamber family weekend ticket. If you do not have more than 2 adults and 2 children, the ticket price will be 200 rubles per person. And every third Monday of the month all Russians under the age of 18, can visit the Armory chamber free.
The Armory consists of 9 rooms, containing approximately four thousand works of art of Russia and foreign countries of IV - early XX century. Unfortunately, to remove the camera and take pictures in the Armory is strictly forbidden. But all visitors have the opportunity to use the audio guide, as well as to obtain additional information from the installed in the Armory for touch-screens. In addition, the Armoury chamber of the Kremlin offers a personal pocket guide which will show plans of rooms and floors, picture Windows and exhibits, and will also give you full information on the exhibition.
If you for some reason are unable to go to the Kremlin or just want to expand your knowledge about the Armory, check out the website of the Moscow Kremlin. Along with other virtual tours you will be offered a Walk at the Armory for the second half of the nineteenth century http://kreml.ru/ru/virtual/exposition/ArmoryIIhXIX/. A collection of unique photographs of the chamber taken in the late nineteenth century and held in the archives of the Moscow Kremlin Museums.
Advice 2 : How to get to the Kremlin
Museum-reserve the Moscow Kremlin is one of the main museums in the country. The visit is considered mandatory for foreign tourists and Russians who came to the capital. In the Kremlin you can see such famous items as the Tsar cannon and the Tsar bell. The Armoury chamber and Diamond Fund of the country is also located in the territory of the Kremlin.
How to get to the Kremlin
To get to the Kremlin, it is easiest to use the subway. To go straight to the checkout and need to get to the hub Arbatskaya-Borovitskaya"-"the Aleksandrovsky garden""Library of Lenin". Get off the metro, focusing on the signs, "Alexander garden". On the street in the center of the garden you will immediately notice a stall resembling a glass box. This is the Fund of the Moscow Kremlin. Here you can buy tickets in the Kremlin and all the museums contained within its territory. In each Museum you can buy tickets on site.
In the Armory the number of tickets is limited, and sometimes, when arriving in Moscow a lot of foreigners (the peak season is the middle of summer), tickets enough not for everyone. Pre-buy them too, no way.
By purchasing tickets, you can go into the Kremlin itself. This can be done one of two ways. If you are interested in more Armory and Diamond Fund, then choose the Borovitsky gate. To get to him, stand face to the booths and back to the Kremlin, and then turn right. From the ticket office these gates are not visible, but after a few minutes you will reach them. They are located in the tower. You will pass the Armory and Diamond Fund, and only then get into the Kremlin.
Entrance directly into the Kremlin is located here in Alexander garden is the Trinity gates. They are located in Trinity tower, which is connected by a bridge to the Kutafya tower, in it and check tickets.
What time is best to visit the Kremlin
If you have the chance, do not schedule a visit on a weekend day. It is best to come to the Kremlin on a weekday, preferably in the morning. In summer, the Kremlin is open from 9:30 until 18, and in winter from 10 to 17. The day off is Thursday but if it falls on any holiday, and people at this time do not work, the output is off. Also the Kremlin is closed on special dates, for example, during political meetings or important events.
Visiting a Museum on a day off, try to be early. Arriving in the afternoon, be prepared for what will have to stand in the queue for tickets.
Special work schedule at the Armory. She had four sessions, at 10:00, 12:00, 14:30 and 16:30. During a visit to the Armory to all who bought tickets, an audio guide is given. The Chamber is closed at 18:00.
The diamond Fund is open from 10 to 18 hours a day he has a lunch break from 13 to 14.