The Last Tsar: Blood and Rev­o­lu­tion

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Science Mu­seum, Lon­don, un­til 24 March, www.sci­ence­mu­ uk/see-and-do/last-tsar-blood­and-rev­o­lu­tion This ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores a less fre­quently stud­ied as­pect of the lives of the Ro­manovs: that of science. Medicine played a huge role dur­ing Ni­cholas II’s reign, from his son Alexei’s rare con­di­tion of haemophilia to their be­lief in the heal­ing pow­ers of mys­tic Rasputin. Vis­i­tors can visit a recre­ated crime scene from their mys­te­ri­ous dis­ap­pear­ance, see X-rays taken of the Tsar and Tsa­rina, as well as their per­sonal pos­ses­sions.

The Ro­manovs were al­legedly ex­e­cuted on Lenin’s or­ders

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