KOLOMENSKOYE is one of the most ancient places of human habitation within modernMoscow. Archaeological items discovered in its vicinity witness Stone Age (V-III millennium B.C.) settlements once existing here. In old times thevillage ofKolomenskoye nearMoscow came to be directly involved into the historical events known as the Time of Troubles. In1923, a small museum was founded at the historically shaped ensemble of Russian Grand Princes and Tsars’ country estate; this museum was to grow up overtime into a complex Kolomenskoye art and architectural museum-reserve with a total area of254.6 hectares. The unique landscape of Kolomenskoye bears traces of many generations’ life and activities.