The Moscow Kremlin is situated in the very center of the capital of Russia. Its monumental walls and towers, golden-domed cathedrals and ancient palaces stand high on the Borovitskiy Hill above the Moskva River forming a magnificent architectural ensemble.
Since 1991, the Kremlin has been the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation. The ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. At the moment “The State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “The Moscow Kremlin” is situated on the Kremlin’s territory.
If you are considering a visit to the Moscow Kremlin and its museums you can get all necessary information in this section.
How to get to the Moscow Kremlin
It is easy to get to the Kremlin by subway:
stations “Borovitskaya”, “Biblioteka imeni Lenina”, “Aleksandrovskiy sad”, “Arbatskaya”, “Teatralnaya”, “Ploschad Revolyutsii”, “Okhotniy Ryad”.
The nearest subway stations are “Borovitskaya” & “Biblioteka imeni Lenina”.
Opening days & hours
The Moscow Kremlin’s territory and museums open daily, except Thursdays, from 10:00 to 17:00. The Armoury Chamber has seances at 10:00, 12:00 , 14:30, 16:30.
If you want to visit the Kremlin and its museums on your own you can purchase tickets in the ticket offices located in Aleksandrovsky Sad (the Aleksandrov Gardens), the Armoury Chamber and Cathedral Square.
Ticket offices are open daily, except Thursdays, from 9:30 to 16:30.