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Historic home of Russia's richest aristocratic family
This museum/palace was once the home of the Ostankino Estate, where the celebrated Sheremetevs family formerly resided. The Sheremetevs family were once one of the richest families in Russia. The museum also contains various 18th century structures and an intricate interior.
Its interior boasts of woodcarvings, amazing sculptures and fabric-lined walls. Among the must-see portions of the estate are the 250 seat private theatre, Trinity Church and 300 year old pieces of furniture.
The Ostankino museum contains ceramic collections from China and Japan. It also has a rare collection of lamps, lights and candleholders. The architecture of this museum is from the Neo-Classical period.