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Today and tomorrow museums in Moscow will work for free

May 17 2008

Today - on the night from Saturday to Sunday - more than 130 museums in the Russian capital will be open until midnight. Residents and visitors will be free to get into the largest store in Moscow from 17 in the evening and all day May 18. In order to attract visitors in much later time, each of the museums offer something exclusive - access to the storerooms, theatrical tours and unique show.

Campaign called "Night at the Museum" is held in Moscow for the second time. Most of the capital's museums will begin their program at 18:00. Exhibition Halls Tretyakov Gallery, Pushkin Museum and Historical Museum open to visitors until 22 hours. For the first time in the shares on the Red Square will be held at 22:00 at night ceremony of divorce infantry and cavalry guard of the Presidential Regiment.

In the Historical Museum will exhibit the first car of Lenin, who had previously been hidden from public view and will now become "an exhibition of one of the exhibit." Excursions to this museum today will be different from the ordinary, they will hold the creators of exposures. Among the most interesting excursions - "How Tsar Peter the boyars of Russia kept the word," "The Wonderful World of Archaeology", "Treasures of the Russian Middle Ages." Come is also waiting for a concert of spiritual and folk music, puppet show.

Most mystical Museum - House of Bulgakov's "on Bolshaya Sadovaya, 10, will invite visitors to a theatrical tour of Bulgakov's Moscow, which will begin at 01:00.

In Tzaritzyno held night tours, theatrical performances, classical music concert in the open. In "Kolomna" - teach to play the bells. Guests waiting for a historical reconstruction of the reserve - competition royal archers. A museum-panorama "Borodino battle" on Poklonnaya Hill has prepared a fascinating journey in 1812 - visitors get a fancy-dress performance of military history clubs.

Oriental Museum invites everyone to a tea ceremony by all the rules of Chinese tea. Here you can sit on the luxurious carpets from Central Asia and look at belly dancing. In addition, everyone can take part in a session of Chinese calligraphy.

Combine business with pleasure invites and Museum of culinary arts, the Grand Rogozhskoy. Here you can taste dishes prepared by all but forgotten ancient Russian recipes, and visit a lesson in etiquette and table setting.

For the youngest visitors of the museum will open its doors to "The Magic primer in Vishnyakovskom lane. This is the only place where parents can come with kids from 2 years old, though it will only work until 17 o'clock at night.

The Moscow Kremlin Museums take part in the rally will not be because of the strict regime. You can visit museums free on May 18 from 10 to 17 hours, Vesti reports.

Note that the idea of "night open house" originally appeared in Germany in 1998 - since then she has held in many cities in Europe, the International Museum Day on May 18. This year around the world virtually around the clock will run more than 2 thousands of stores.

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