The study and understanding of the historical and political processes of the national history of the mid-twentieth century is impossible without a clear understanding of the role of G. K. Zhukov in them. Pre-war events and events of the Great Patriotic War, associated with the name of the commander, are widely covered. The post-war activities, the" Stalinist " disgrace, the return to the heights of power, the accompanying and subsequent events are no less interesting.

The exhibition will tell about the activities of G. K. Zhukov as the Minister of Defense of the Soviet Union in 1955-1957.

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The main focus will be on the now-forgotten reforms of military uniforms, a detailed mention of which will be available to the general public for the first time. The exhibition will include items from the collection of the Central Museum of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the Victory Museum, the Studio of Military Artists named after M. B. Grekov, the Russian State Library of Arts and private collections of Sergei Korolev, Alexey Stepanov, Sergei Zorin, Kirill Tsyplenkov, Maxim Malinovsky.

The exhibition halls will feature samples of uniforms and equipment of the Soviet Army of the mid-1950s, unique items of experimental clothing left in the form of projects and made in single copies, as well as documents, personal belongings, photos and videos.

Within the framework of the exhibition, thematic excursions will be held. Tourists will get acquainted with the first, the most ambitious reform of military uniforms after the Great Patriotic War, learn about unrealized projects in this direction and immerse themselves in the middle of the XX century.

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Opening day of the exhibition


Министерство культуры Российской Федерации Российское военно-историческое общество Музей военной формы Мастерская музейного проектирования «Кивеста»


Федеральное государственное бюджетное учреждение культуры и искусства «Центральный музей Вооруженных Сил Российской Федерации» Министерства обороны Российской Федерации Федеральное государственное бюджетное учреждение культуры «Центральный музей Великой Отечественной войны 1941-1945 гг.» (Музей Победы) ФГБУК «Российская государственная библиотека искусств»

The exhibition presents unique items from the private collections of Sergey Korolev, Alexey Stepanov, Sergey Zorin, Kirill Tsyplenkov, Maxim Malinovsky.