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Exhibition October 22, 2021 − February 14, 2022

Kruzenshtern. Around the world

The State Historical Museum (SHM) presents an international exhibition project "Kruzenshtern. Around the World"which is dedicated to Ivan Fyodorovich Krusenstern - a navigator, a scientist, one of the founders of the Russian Geographical Society, a man who made the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe.

The exhibition consists of memorial items and relics from the collections of museums, archives and libraries in Russia, Germany and Estonia. The central part of the exhibition is occupied by monuments from the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe expedition.

"The scale of personality of Ivan Fyodorovich Kruzenshtern is amazing - he was a military man, a scientist, a teacher. His researches were a significant step in solving the most important geographical and oceanographic issues of the XIX century. For the 250th anniversary of Ivan Kruzenshtern's birth the Historical Museum together with 15 participants from Russia and Europe prepared the large exhibition project where the visitors will see the most bright moments of life and activity of one of the most famous navigators" (Alexey Levykin)

Prepared according to the materials of the website GIM.