Exposition "The Murder of G. Rasputin" and Half of the Young
Unguided excursion of the historical interiors of the living quarters of Prince Felix and Irina Yusupov, with a unique Silver boudoir, as well as a wax exposition in the prince's garconniere, where the events of one of the most mysterious crimes of the early 20th century took place.
“… There were a lot of quirks in these apartments, named "Garconniere" intended for possible visits of the prince during periods when the princess was absent and the ceremonial apartments were closed. There was a whole maze here small rooms with a spiral staircase descending into the underground, which was supposed to serve as the Dining Room "- this is how the architect Andrei Beloborodov recalled interiors of the living quarters of young Felix Yusupov in the family palace.
Right here on a December night in 1916, there was a conspiracy to kill the "Siberian elder" Grigory Rasputin. The imperial family considered him their own "Friend", a healer, "a man of God", but many of his contemporaries as a villain, or the reason of all Russias troubles. The circumstances of the death of this extraordinary man remain unclear until now. Questioning the veracity narrations of Prince Yusupov - the owner of the house where the tragic events took place - historians, researchers and forensic scientists have been arguing about that fateful night for a century. The more attractive is the place where one of the most mysterious crimes of the beginning of the twentieth century took place.
We invite you to plunge into the past, to feel the "breath of history" within the walls where it was going on... Today in the recreated original interiors of the princely "garconniere" wax figures of intruders and their victims, photographs and documents shedding light on the personality of the legendary Grigory Rasputin and his reliable biography, as well as materials telling about the investigation of a high-profile murder, about its consequences and versions.