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Most-Visited Museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg Named

The Art Newspaper Russia has compiled a list of most-visited art museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2016

Russian Museums to Get Augmented Reality App

Users will be able to get instant information about any work of art just by using a new app

Moscow to Open Museums Dedicated to Bees, Forest, Moscow River

Moscow will open three new museums this year as part of the Year of the Environment: the Museum of Bees, the Forest Museum and the Museum of the Moscow River

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Proposes Hermitage Branch in Abu Dhabi

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov proposed the idea of opening a branch of the State Hermitage Museum during the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum in Abu Dhabi

Orchid Museum Opens in Russia's Vologda

An orchid museum opened in Vologda this month, the first of its kind in northwest Russia, Interfax reported

Yakutian Man Discovers Mammoth Tusks in His Garden

A resident from a village in Yakutia region has unearthed tusks which presumably belonged to a steppe mammoth

Moscow Museums to Offer Free Admission Every Third Sunday of the Month

Several dozen museums in Moscow, including memorial apartments, will offer free admission every third Sunday of each month

Rendezvous with Russian History

Where a traveller can get in touch with the spirit of ancient Russia

Five Stolen Paintings Return to Levitan Museum

Five works by Russian painter Isaac Levitan worth about 77 million roubles ($1.3 million) have been returned to his house-museum in Plyos

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Wooden Pavement in Moscow

Archaeologists have uncovered a wooden pavement of 17-18th centuries on Bolshaya Lubyanka street in central Moscow

Moscow Zoo to Organise Free Tours Showing Connections to World of Art

Guides from six different Moscow museums have created tour programmes for the Moscow Zoo that will describe the impact of wildlife on art

Volcano Museum to Open in Kamchatka

The Volcanarium, Russia’s first museum dedicated to volcanoes, is expected to open on the Kamchatka Peninsula in May 2017

Entrance to 200 Moscow Museums to Become Free for ‘Night of Museums’

On May 20, the 11th annual “Night of Museums” will be held in the Russian capital with more than 200 museums and galleries taking part

Putin: Russian Museum Attendance Reaches 120 Million People a Year

The number of visitors to Russian museums has reached 120 million people a year, said Russian President Vladimir Putin

Moscow Tretyakov Gallery to Offer Free Tours

Moscow’s most renown museum, the Tretyakov Gallery, will hold a series of free tours of its Russian art of the 20th century exposition

Making of Largest Photo Archive Showcasing Russian History

Over 70,000 scanned photographs, taken between 1860 and 1999, are collected in an immense online archive

‘Tourist Cards’ for Moscow and St. Petersburg Museums Go on Sale

A Russian city guide Voxxter in collaboration with MasterCard presented the PassCity tourist card for visiting museums

International Lace Festival to Be Held in Russia’s Vologda

Third international lace festival “Vita Lace” will take place in Russian town of Vologda from June 22 to 25

Best Item in Russian History: Samovar-Rooster

Russians recognised a samovar that features details in a form of rooster’s head, legs and tail as the best item in the country’s history