MOSCOW MUSEUMS
Here you will find everything about interesting, new and important events in the life of Moscow museums
Moscow is one of the most museum-packed cities in the world
Today Moscow boasts over 450 museums. Rich expositions, unique architecture and walks in beautiful parks are waiting for you in Moscow museums, where classic art lives side by side with contemporary artworks: museums are not just exhibitions anymore, they turned into spaces for creative experiments.
Here you will find everything about interesting, new and important events in the life of Moscow museums: new exhibition announcements, exposition guides, stories behind unusual exhibits, interviews, tips to visit exhibitions for free, spend one of your school days at a museum and better learn Moscow's history and legends during a relaxing walk around the city.
Moscow is one of the most museum-packed cities in the world
Today Moscow boasts over 450 museums. Rich expositions, unique architecture and walks in beautiful parks are waiting for you in Moscow museums, where classic art lives side by side with contemporary artworks: museums are not just exhibitions anymore, they turned into spaces for creative experiments.

Here you will find everything about interesting, new and important events in the life of Moscow museums: new exhibition announcements, exposition guides, stories behind unusual exhibits, interviews, tips to visit exhibitions for free, spend one of your school days at a museum and better learn Moscow’s history and legends during a relaxing walk around the city.
COMING SOON

Don't miss the most fascinating events
coming to Moscow museums

Yoko Ono, Dmitry Brusnikin and the Kandinsky Prize. Chief October exhibitions
Visit museums for free
With the new Moscow Museum Week project, Muscovites and tourists can manage their leisure time and visit all the exhibitions of interest during seven days for free. They can also attend Moscow museums free of charge during the Museum Night, Art Night events and on the City Day. Museums are now free for children and teachers can schedule their lessons there.
With the new Moscow Museum Week project, Muscovites and tourists can manage their leisure time and visit all the exhibitions of interest during seven days for free. They can also attend Moscow museums free of charge during the Museum Night, Art Night events and on the City Day. Museums are now free for children and teachers can schedule their lessons there.
Moscow Museum Week
You can visit any municipal museum free of charge during the third week of each month, with each museum offering one free day.
Historic places:
follow in the legends' footsteps
Museum Volunteers
Learn what volunteers do at museums, what benefits they have and how to become one
Facts and Numbers
450+ museums are in Moscow
Moscow is one of the most museum-packed cities in the world
100,000 sq m
Exhibitions of Moscow museums cover an area equal to 14 football fields
6,190 employees
The concert hall of the Kremlin Palace would seat all the staff of Moscow museums at the same time. The biggest concert hall in Russia can seat 6,000 spectators
2.5 million exhibits
are in the holdings of Moscow museums
The largest
The Tsaritsyno Museum Reserve is the largest museum in Moscow, covering
341 hectares, with buildings covering 50,000 sq m

The smallest
The smallest museum is Moscow is the History of the War in Afghanistan State Exhibition Hall, covering
177 sq m
The oldest
The oldest museum in Moscow is the Moscow Zoo. It was opened on 31 January 1864, so it's already over 150 years old

The newest
Opened on 9 September 2017, the Underground Museum in Zaryadye is the newest museum in Moscow.
30+ new events
are held by Moscow museums every day
14.5 million visitors
attended the museums in Moscow in 2018.
That is more than the entire population of Moscow

Contact Us

Mosgortur is responsible for raising the appeal of the museums managed by the Moscow Department of Culture.
Send your questions and suggestions here:
info@mosgortur.ru
pr@mosgortur.ru



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