The Museum of Artillery will open an exhibition dedicated to Alexander Nevsky

11 May 2021

Visitors will be able to see copies of protective weapons, as well as a large number of paintings and drawings dedicated to Alexander Nevsky and his era.

On May 12 at 12.00 in the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps, the opening of the exhibition "The Warrior and the Saint" will take place, timed to coincide with the 800th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Nevsky.

The exposition will feature reconstructions of weapons and protective weapons of Russian warriors, Livonian and Swedish knights, Golden Horde soldiers, made on the basis of historical research from authentic materials on the basis of ancient technologies.

Also at the exhibition it will be possible to examine antiquities (gusli, brotins, valleys, everyday clothes, etc.) provided by the Russian Ethnographic Museum. In addition, visitors will be able to see a large number of paintings and graphic works dedicated to Alexander Nevsky and his era, created by the chief artist of the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer Corps and Signal Corps Yevgeny Yemelyanov specially for this exhibition.