The Imperial Crown jewels may be seen in the State Armory
building located inside the Moscow Kremlin. Here you will find many Imperial crowns, thrones, sceptres and orbs belonging to various rulers from the 13th to the 19th century such as Michael Feodorovich, Ivan the Terrible and Paul I. Coronation outfits are also presented which includes those worn by Nikolai II and Alexandra Feodorovna.
There is a special limited access collection in the same building known as the Diamond Fund
which houses Russias most precious pieces acquired from the 18th century to the present. Here you can view the Imperial Crown of Catherine the Great and the numerous jewelled gifts such as the magnificent Orlov
diamond and including a spectacular sapphire which Alexander II presented to his wife Empress Maria Alexandrovna.