Dear friends!

We are glad to inform you that the Russian Museum of Ethnography will open its doors for visitors on July– the Day of Ethnographer. We waited much this moment and were preparing for it!

Your health and the health of museum staff are our main priorities. Therefore museum established the new rules of visiting to stay safe for you and its personnel. The entrance to museum is possible only in hygienic masks and gloves. Please, keep the distance of 1,5 m  visiting museum. You can acquire the means of individual protection and use antiseptics in the entrance zone of museum.

Museum will be opened from Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.

The admission to museum will be by the electronic tickets which you can buy at the museum website from July 13, 2020. We maintained the federal benefits for museum visitors, however, note that the free on-line ticket can be purchased only with the paid ticket at the website. While visiting museum it’s necessary to have a document confirming the right for benefit. The museum book office will work for service of from 11:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. and only cashless payment is accepted.  

The entrance to museum will be opened according to exhibit session every half and hour from 11.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m.

We would like to draw your attention that the exhibit sessions are for groups of no more than 5 persons. The number of exhibit sessions is limited.

New unusual tour “The main exhibit: the building of the Russian Museum of Ethnography” will be the present for our public. The visitors will have an opportunity to see the parts of museum building earlier hidden from their sight. Rising to the vault of the Marble Hall you’ll see the “inside” of crystal ceiling and other fascinating details of the building construction and pest control machine made for treatment of collection   in the early 20th century.

We have prepared the quest inside museum “The expedition in museum” for individual visitors. We invite you to travel to historical Eurasia. Our mediators and route sheets will help you to travel in museum halls, you can download and print them in advance or receive paper version in museum. 

You can select the route for children or adult visitors. The quest is prepared for you comfort and safety: it will help you to avoid crossing of public torrents without hindering your acquaintance with museum collection.   We ask you to pay attention to marking and pointers which will allow you also to know about traditional ways of distance measurement among various peoples.

Please, consider new rules with understanding. All these measure are temporal but very important and we can secure the safety of each other only through responsible attitude to them.

We wait impatiently the opening of museum and will be happy to see you again!


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