We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

House on The Embankment

Serafimovicha St., 2 | Metro: Kropotkinskaya, Moscow 119072, Russia
+7 495 959-49-36
Website
Save
Book on TripAdvisor
More Info
US$91.00*
and up
Private Moscow Boat Tour
More Info
US$99.00*
and up
Private Tour: Moscow City Tour and Scenic River Cruise
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
The bulding was opened in the 1930s as an exclusive home for Stalin's ruling elite and was one of the first monuments to Soviet constructivism. The notorious House of Secrets became a symbol of its time, when Stalin's purges took its residents away to firing squads and labour camps.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
24 Dec 2015
“Nothing Special in Architecture, but in Its History”
17 May 2015
“Takes You Back In Time”
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 14:00 - 20:00
LOCATION
Serafimovicha St., 2 | Metro: Kropotkinskaya, Moscow 119072, Russia
CONTACT
Website
+7 495 959-49-36
Write a Review
Reviews (48)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 25 December 2015

The building is more attractive by its history and the life stories of those who lived there. Visited one of the flats there.Ugly flat design.

Thank Elena G
Reviewed 17 May 2015

A somber experience with so many echoes of the past packed in a couple of small rooms. A very attentive and caring staff is there to welcome you to their museum. Access from the embankment (river) side, enter the courtyard and turn left.

1  Thank RolandG9
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Very small exhibition about the history of the house. It's kind of hard to find, the entry is next to the theater, you have to go into one of the backyards. But it's really worth it! There's also information in English, but you can read...More

1  Thank HeikeAurora
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Strelka Bar
329 reviews
.31 km away
Bontempi
144 reviews
.35 km away
Khon Gil Don
47 reviews
.01 km away
Sally O'Briens
67 reviews
.34 km away
Nearby Attractions
Patriarshy Bridge
71 reviews
.30 km away
Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge (Greater Stone Bridge)
61 reviews
.29 km away
Bolotnaya ploshchad (Bog square)
61 reviews
.18 km away
Luzhkov Bridge
64 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from House on The Embankment staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit