The Museum of Moscow has prepared more than ten free excursions to the city Day

© RIA Novosti / Maxim Aminopyrazine boats on the Moscow river. Archival photoThe Museum of Moscow has prepared more than ten free excursions to the city Day© RIA Novosti / Maxim Blinov

To celebrate the 870th anniversary of the capital’s Department of culture and the Museum of Moscow to hold more than ten free guided tours, the website Guests can take a trip on the Moscow river, pass tours of the Moscow Central ring and play the old games in the urban estates.

In the courtyard of the Museum of Moscow will host the festival «Museum city». Visitors will see an exhibition dedicated to the history of the city, learn about prominent Muscovites. There will be street artists and musicians, and residents will be able to take part in the discussion of cultural projects, including in the field of information technology. Festive events will be held over two days on 9 and 10 September, from 10:00 to 20:00.

The history of Moscow from the boat and from the train window

The participants of the excursion «along the Moscow river through the centuries» you will see the Sparrow hills, five of Stalin’s skyscrapers, Novodevichy convent and other places of interest. During the walk visitors will learn about the history of the Andreevsky bridge, which in 1999-2000 was moved two kilometers down the river and «put» in Gorky Park. In addition, participants will show the oldest promenade of the capital — the Kremlin, and also the longest building in Moscow of the XVIII century — Imperial orphan’s house on the Moscow river embankment.

The tour will take place on 9 September at 18:00 and September 10 at 11:00, duration — two hours 15 minutes. The route will start from the dock «Novospassky bridge». The tour is free, but participants need to pay a transport fee and register at the website of the Bureau, which will run for two weeks.

In these days Muscovites expect on the tour, «MCK — steel ring of Moscow». Participants will learn the history of the historical construction of 15 stations of the Moscow circular railway adjacent to the modern stations of CIP. It Andronivka, Ugreshskaya, Moscow (Kutuzovsky), Likhobory, Vladykino, Rostokino, Whitestone and others.

The tour will hold 9 and 10 September, meeting with the guide at the info stand «Live chat» at station MCK Business Center. Gathering at 11:00, 14:00 and 16:00. The tour lasts an hour and a half, that’s how much it takes to make a full circle around the ring. Tours are free, participants will need to pay a Deposit for the use of Radiohead and to pay the fare.
Manor of tea and games

© RIA Novosti / Anton Denisovicha of princes Golitsyn vlakhernskoye-Kuzminki. Archival photoThe Museum of Moscow has prepared more than ten free excursions to the city Day© RIA Novosti / Anton Denisovicha of princes Golitsyn vlakhernskoye-Kuzminki. Archive photo
Holiday estates

On September 9 at the Museum «Manor of princes Golitsyn vlakhernskoye-Kuzminki» (Horse yard, ulitsa Starye Kuzminki house 13/15) will host tours, workshops, evening tea and historical horse show. 12:00 guests can visit the author’s tour of the exhibition «Gardens and parks». At 14:00 and 15:00 will also be a sightseeing tour of the estate.

From 16:00 to 20:00 citizens will be able to get to the «Manor time» tea to the accompaniment of live music, after which offers theatrical performances. The evening will end horse show in historical costumes of the XIX century.

September 9 in the Museum «old English court» (Varvarka, 4A) visitors can immerse themselves in the atmosphere of previous centuries. Against the backdrop of historical interiors of XVI-XVII centuries on the site can participate in the old national amusements, for example, play burners — the prototype of the modern solochek, and the grandmother is the predecessor of craps. Guests entertainers will lead three sessions of popular amusements with a duration of one hour. In the beginning 11:00, 13:00, 15:00. The next day, September 10, at the Museum «old English court» will be two sightseeing tours with a duration of one hour. Beginning at 10:30 and 12:30.

The detailed programme will soon appear on the site