An official Path Through History site! Visit the Russian History Museum to experience the fascinating history, art, and culture of Russia and the Russian emigre community. The museum presents special exhibitions and engaging public programs, including tours and popular online lectures. It is home to a spectacular collection of objects from the 16th - 20th centuries, including art, military objects, books, religious artifacts, unique documents and photographs, and decorative art. Among them are numerous items that belonged to the Russian Imperial Family and Russia’s last Tsar, Nicholas II. The Russian History Museum is situated on the beautiful grounds of Holy Trinity Monastery, a site listed on the National Register of Historic Places.