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Display in the Rooms of Alexander III’s Family Members

The exhibition "Alexander III's Family Members at Gatchina" is installed in the rooms of Alexander III and his family.

Ñåìüÿ èìïåðàòîðà Àëåêñàíäðà III â Ãàò÷èíå
On March 27, 1881, Gatchina became the principal imperial residence. Alexander III and his family inhabited the Gatchina Palace occupying the mezzanine floor of the Arsenal Wing.

Ñåìüÿ èìïåðàòîðà Àëåêñàíäðà III â Ãàò÷èíå
In contrast to the lavishly decorated state apartments, these small, low-ceilinged rooms caused surprise among contemporaries. However, the family members found these rooms the most comfortable to live in, with all furnishings closely reflecting their tastes.

Ñåìüÿ èìïåðàòîðà Àëåêñàíäðà III â Ãàò÷èíå
The apartments included Alexander III’s study, in which he dealt with state affairs and received members of the ruling houses of Europe, famous politicians, scholars and cultural figures.

Ñåìüÿ èìïåðàòîðà Àëåêñàíäðà III â Ãàò÷èíå
In 2007, the historical lay-out in a majority of the rooms was restored and a permanent exhibition installed.

Ñåìüÿ èìïåðàòîðà Àëåêñàíäðà III â Ãàò÷èíå

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