Cultural Heritage Day and Museum Night 2016
If you are in Moscow this May, you have a great chance to visit about 130 museums for free on “Cultural Heritage Day” and at “Museum night”.
On 18th May from 10 am to 5 pm the guests of the capital will visit Museums of Moscow Kremlin, including the Assumption Cathedral, the Cathedral of the Archangel Mikhail, the Cathedral of the Annunciation, the church of the Deposition of the Holy Robe and the Assumption belfry exhibition hall for free. On 21st May at 5 p.m. Presidential regiment ceremony will take place at the State Historical Museum.
Cultural Heritage Day on 21st of May (Saturday)
The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics will open its doors to the visitors of all ages. Adults will learn more about the first projects of Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, the famous Russian space craft designer Sergey Korolev and children will take part in interesting cosmic quest and watch documentaries.
If you prefer to be outdoors, then go to the Sheremetiev family's estate Kuskovo to enjoy French park, admire palacial interiors and see ceramics exhibition. Interesting program with folk songs, classical music and different master classes is prepared for visitors.
Museum Night 2016
Would you like to hear church bell ringing? Kolomenskoe is a place to go. At 9 pm you might listen to the professional sexton Evgeniy Fokin, ringing Georgievskaya belfry' s bells
At Tretyakov Gallery you might attend a special project dedicated to the anniversary of Vasily Kandinsky. Visitors are welcome to admire two masterpieces of this renowned master, join free tour marathon and traditional celebration of the Museum Night 2016.
More information about events schedule might be found on the official site of the projects. Moscow tour guides hope you will have a great weekend!
Moscow Current Events
31.10.2018 — 20.01.2019
East: Another Beauty Exhibition
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the State Museum of the Oriental Art. The State Museum of the Oriental Art is the only cultural center in Russia specializing in the storage, study and popularization of the eastern peoples' culture and art.
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Moscow in miniature
Would you like to see the central part of the largest city model that will enter the Guinness Book of World Records? You have an excellent chance to do it till the end of 2015 in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNKh. We belive that an architecture model of Moscow (Moscow in miniature) performed at a scale of 1:400 is really worth seeing.
Russian Impressionism Museum
Art-buffs are welcome to visit the Russian Impressionism Museum, which opened its doors in Moscow on the 28th of May. The exhibition hall is located on the grounds of the former “Bolshevik” confectionery factory grounds.
Robostation in VDNH
If you are interested in everything connected with robots you should certainly attend one of the most curious interactive museum called Robostation, situated in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNH. Here visitors of all ages have a great chance to get acquainted with modern robots, take part in different activities, enjoy technopark, chemistry show and show of dancing robots.
Archive Of Moscow Events:
13.10.2018 — 14.10.2018
Moscow is behind us 1941. The military-historical festival
Did you know that Borodino Field was not only the location of the Battle of Borodino during Napoleoinic Wars but also the place of a severe clash between the Soviet and German forces in 1941? Join the festival of military reconstruction where the events of the WW II will come to life.
21.09.2018 — 25.09.2018
Moscow International Festival 'Сircle of Light' 2018
Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light" is an annual event where light designers and experts in the field of audiovisual art from all over the world transform the architectural appearance of the Russian capital. For a few autumn days, Moscow will once again become a center of colorful large-scale video projections, fantastic multimedia shows with light, fire, lasers and fireworks. The entrance to all the festival venues is free.
24.08.2018 — 02.09.2018
Spasskaya Tower festival 2018
International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower" is an annual tremendous show in the heart of Russia - on Red Square. A breathtaking musical and theatrical performance combines different musical styles, parade defile of military orchestras, dance and show performances, unique light and pyrotechnic shows
10.08.2018 — 22.08.2018
Times and Epochs 2018
The annual festival "Times and Epochs" will be held in the capital from 10 to 22 August. Its main sites will be located on Tverskaya Square, Nikitsky, Passion and Tver Boulevards, in Kamergersky Lane and on Profsoyuznaya Street.
20.07.2018 — 05.08.2018
Inspiration Interrnational arts festival
From July 20 to August 5, 2018 VDNKh for the fourth time will host Inspiration Interrnational arts festival. Each year its program is dedicated to one genre or one important topic of art from recognized classics to amazing experiments. This year the theme of the festival is theater.
19.05.2018 — 20.05.2018
Mousem Night 2018
On the night from Saturday to Sunday 19 and 20 May the museums of Moscow will be open from six in the evening until midnight, and in some museums guests will be allowed to stay until the morning.