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How much does a ticket to the Kremlin Diamond Fund cost?

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The Diamond Fund of the Moscow Kremlin is the most expensive museum in Russia. It displays unique jewelry from different eras, royal regalia and rare nuggets. It is here that a map of our country made of diamonds is exhibited. This is the public part of the Gokhran treasury. The exhibition was located in the halls of the Armory Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin.

The opening of the temporary exhibition of the Diamond Fund on November 2, 1967 was timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Soviet state. However, due to the triumphant success of the exhibition among foreigners and citizens of the country, the USSR Government decided to make it permanent. From now on, anyone could buy tickets to the Diamond Fund of Russia of the Moscow Kremlin.

Operating hours in 2024

The museum is open to visitors every day from 10:00 to 18:20, except Thursdays (day off) and holidays. Lunch break – 13:00-14:00. Cash desk opening hours are from 9:00 to 16:30, break from 12:00 to 13:00.

Groups enter the exhibition halls at intervals of 20 minutes. The last session starts at 17:20.

Ticket prices to the Diamond Fund

All tickets to visit the exhibition are personalized. For a discounted or free ticket you will need to present a document confirming this right. The ticket price includes a tour with a Russian-speaking guide. For foreigners, an audio guide is available in different languages.

Visitor category Price in rubles
Summary 800
Students 100
Group of up to 20 people, regardless of category of visitors
(by prior arrangement only)
30 000

Collective applications are calculated based on the corresponding category of visitors and the number of people:

  • from student groups;
  • from public associations of veterans, public associations of disabled people;
  • for preferential categories of visitors

The following people can get into the Diamond Fund if they have supporting documents:

  • Children under 7 years old;
  • Disabled people of groups I – II, disabled children and their accompanying persons (in the amount of 1 person, for wheelchair users no more than 2 people);
  • Veterans and military personnel serving under conscription;
  • Heroes of the Soviet Union, Russian Federation, Socialist Labor, Labor of the Russian Federation as well as Full Knights of the Order of Glory;
  • Employees of museums of the Russian Federation;
  • Members of large families.

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Where can I buy tickets?

There are several ways to purchase tickets to the exhibition.

Buy tickets online

You can book tickets for the Diamond Fund exhibition online on the official website 34 days before the tour date. You can pay for it only on the day of your visit, no later than 1 hour before the start of the excursion, at the ticket office in the Alexander Garden. There are also tickets available without prior online booking.

You can also book a tour of the Alexander Garden and the Diamond Fund. The guide will help you buy tickets or exchange vouchers at the box office if you need to wait in line an hour before the ticket sales start. The price of a standard ticket is 1700 rubles per person, for children under 16 years old, veterans, pensioners – 1500 rubles.

Ticket Office

It is possible to purchase a ticket at the box office No. 4 and No. 5 of the box office pavilion in the Alexander Garden (Manezhnaya str., building 2-10, building 3) only on the day of the visit.

The number of tickets at the box office is limited, so it is better to do it in the morning. From 9:00 a.m. tickets are sold for sessions that start at 10 a.m. of the current day, and from 13:00 p.m. tickets are sold for sessions that start at 14 p.m. Tickets are sold to individual visitors on a first-come, first-served basis. After purchasing a ticket, the tourist joins the forming mini-group.

Excursions and prices

We have selected for you the best excursions of 2024, accompanied by experienced guides.

Excursion to the Diamond Fund with a walk along Red Square

The Diamond Fund houses historical and modern sections. They display the most valuable exhibits of Gokhran. You will see works of jewelry from the 18th – 20th centuries, coronation regalia of the Romanov dynasty, a collection of nuggets and bars of platinum and gold.

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The price includes:

  • Walk through the Alexander Garden visiting monuments;
  • Excursion to the Diamond Fund;
  • Guided service.

The tour starts at 09:00 or 13:00.

A special feature of this tour is the authorship of the program of the guide conducting the excursion. These are experts in the field of history and art criticism.

Duration – 2 hours.

Cost: 5000 rubles for 1-3 people.

Virtual tour of the Diamond Fund

You can visit the museum and see the unique exhibits of the foundation without leaving your home using an online excursion.

Visiting rules

The priceless collection of the Diamond Fund is protected by the Federal Security Service. Employees of the Moscow Kremlin Commandant’s Service of the Federal Protective Service of Russia conduct personal searches of visitors using a metal detector.

Entrance to the exhibition with personalized tickets upon presentation of the original of one of the identification documents:

  • passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation;
  • international passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation;
  • birth certificate;
  • diplomatic passport;
  • ID card of a military personnel of the Russian Federation;
  • military ID;
  • temporary identity card of a citizen of the Russian Federation;
  • passport of a foreign citizen.

The use of mobile phones, photo and video equipment, as well as making sketches and any recordings is prohibited on the territory. The visitor must hand over his outerwear to the cloakroom. Only handbags are allowed. Inspection of the exhibition is possible only as part of a group with a guide. You are not allowed to enter the exhibition halls on your own.

How to get to the Diamond Fund

The exhibition is located on the territory of the Moscow Kremlin, entrance is through the Borovitsky Gate. This is the center of the city, so many people come here while walking. You can also take the metro to the Diamond Fund through the Biblioteka im. Lenina”, “Borovitskaya”, “Alexandrovsky Garden”, “Arbatskaya” or other transport convenient for you.

Official site: https://www.gokhran.ru/ru/diamond-fund/

Phone for information: 8 495 629-20-36 daily, except Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 to 16:30.

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