Museum of History of Troops of Moscow Military District was founded in 1864. The museum has a few departments devoted to the participation of Moscow Military District troops in Russian Turkish war (1877-1878), Russian Japanese war (1904-1905), First World War, special focus is on the role of Moscow Military District troops in Moscow battle of 1941, Kurskaya battle of 1943. In the museum visitor can see personal belongings of famous commanders, marshals of USSR S.M.Budennyj, V.D.Sokolovsky and others. A new department of the exposition is devoted to modern period of life of Moscow Military District troops. A small exposition is devoted to the topic “Military Lefortovo of 17th -19th cc.”
The building of the museum is a monument of history and culture.
Everyday except Sundays,Mondays and the last Tuesday of the month – 10a.m. – 5 p.m.