Presentation of the exhibits donated to the Guards
Museum by thevPreobrazhensky lifeguard regimentís Descendant Members
On December, 9, 2008, which was St Georgeís Day, the presentation of the gifts donated to the Guards Museum by the Preobrazhensky lifeguard regiment and Anatoly Vilkovís Descendant Members was held.
The Guards Museum was established in 2003. The decision to organize a museum under the State Hermitage Museum was made during the period when the exhibition of the 300th anniversary celebration of the foundation of the Russian Imperial Guard was being held in the State Hermitage Museum. The Guards Museumís exposition is housed in the General Headquarters building.
The exhibition presents 43 exhibits. Among others there is St George
cavalry sword which belonged to the Prince of Oldenburg,
a uniform belt, Preobrazhensky lifeguard regimentís uniform lapel,
a revolver belt, officerís neck badge with attachable elements,
an army fourragere, report submitted to Nikolay Aleksandrovich,
Crown Prince of Russian Empire, the commander of the first
battalion of the Preobrazhensky lifeguard regiment, Alexander II