March 8, more than 10 museums in St. Petersburg will receive visitors for free

March 8, more than 10 museums in St. Petersburg will receive visitors for free
7 March 2019, Thursday

On March 8, women will be able to visit more than 10 museums in St. Petersburg free of charge, including the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo.


The All-Russian Cultural Action, initiated by the Union of Museums and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, was supported by many major St. Petersburg museums, including the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo. In total in Russia, more than 150 museums participate in the action, which will partially or fully open their expositions to women for free admission.


"Russian museums decided to give women a special gift on this day - for the first time in the history of Russia, many state museums on March 8 will open their doors to women for free. We expect this initiative to set a new good tradition, and in the future the number of participants will grow." stated in the publication on the site.


According to the information on the websites of the participating museums, women can visit the Catherine Palace with the Amber Room in Tsarskoye Selo, the Grand Peterhof Palace, the Special Storeroom Museum in Oranienbaum, the Big Gatchina and Priory Palaces in Gatchina, the Marble Palace of Russia in St. Petersburg with a free ticket. the Museum, the Old Alexander Nevsky Monastery, the Russian Ethnographic Museum, the Museum of Political History of Russia, the State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSPHOTO, the Central Naval Museum and several ezhdeny.


The State Hermitage Museum allowed free entry on March 8 to men as part of the action.

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