Here we would like to invite everyone who would like to learn about Napoleonic war to visit Museum-Panorama "Battle Borodino". You will get to know about very important battle of Russian history that lasted one day. It was the battle between Napoleon's troops and the Russians under Field Marshall Kutuzov in August 1812. At the present moment you can see his bronze statue in front of the museum sitting on the horse.
The historical museum itself was built in this very historical place where the fate of Russia was to be decided. Firstly, the museum was to demonstrate the only exponent "The Battle of Borodino", created by the hands of painting academician Franz Roubaut in 1912. It is a really outstanding masterpiece of battle-painting that proves being a monument to the feat of arms accomplished by Russian soldiers who pushed away the invaders and liberated their Homeland.
Within the course of time the collection was enriched by different materials connected with Napoleonic war.
And at the present time it is possible to attend this tour in Moscow and see huge exposition representing the prehistory of Napoleonic war, the period of campaign of 1812, since its very beginning till collapsing of Napoleonic army. You will have unequalled chance to appreciate genuine works of painting and drawing, different sculpture made by the hands of contemporaries of the war and architects who lived in a later period, as well as uniforms of warriors, banners, weapons used in war that reflects heroic actions of the Russian soldiers and average people.
Along with constant exhibition there are also temporary expositions that are of great interest of our foreign customers. Nevertheless the panorama still remains the highlight of the museum. There you will have a look at large canvas (115 m x 15 m) depicting the battle on the field of Borodino. You will see the crucial and dramatic moment. All customers will be utterly absorbed in the atmosphere of the battle with the help of authentic sound effects played at high volume to accompany the images in the painting. That is why we eager to offer you this gripping journey in Moscow and wonderful tour at the museum of Borodino Battlefield.
The museum is opened for visiting daily from 10:00 till 18:00. The days off: Friday.
Tour takes approximately 1hour 60 min.
Price per person in EURO
- Entrance tickets;
- Guide-interpreter (English, Spanish, French and German);
- Museum guide;
- Tour in the museum.
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