M.T. Kalashnikov Museum and Exhibition Small Arms Complex


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''Tsar Hunt"

01.10.2008 — 01.02.2009

The exhibition was based on collections of Moscow Kremlin museums. It was devoted to the famous ploy of Russian Tsars and Emperors. Tsar hunt was an essential part of the court ceremonial, it was of great concern in diplomatics and aimed at demonstration to the lieges and foreign guests of the luxury, royalty, authority and power of the monarchs. The exhibition presented a part of the famous collection of memorials kept in the Armoury Chamber. Up to XVIII century Moscow Kremlin was the place where court orders with regard to hunting were kept. And there, in the Kremlin workshops, hunting guns and equipment for Russian Tsars were made.