Moscow museums in the city Day was attended by more than 880 thousand people

© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Artamonova in photobackgrounds Center-Museum named after N. To. Roerich in Moscow. Archival photoMoscow museums in the city Day was attended by more than 880 thousand people© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Artamonovna the image Bank

More than 880 thousand people visited Moscow museums during the celebration of the 871 years of the city on 8 and 9 September, the official portal of the mayor and government capital.

«This year, the birthday of the capital’s museums, Department of culture, attended by more than 880 thousand people. This is almost two times more than last year. Then the cultural venues hosted more than 470 thousand people», — said General Director of the Agency «Moscow» Vasily Ovchinnikov.

According to the report, the most popular with visitors was the Moscow state integrated art and historical architectural and natural landscape Museum-reserve — guests of the Museum-reserve «Kolomenskoye», «Lublin», «Izmailovo» became more than 250 thousand people.

In addition, the popularity of the townspeople enjoyed the Museum-reserve «Tsaritsyno» (more than 240 thousand), Kuskovo (over 55 thousand), the Museum of Moscow (over 40 thousand) and Museum space (more than 16 thousand visits).

It added that during the holidays free of charge was 80 museums and exhibition halls. Also for Muscovites organized more than 150 free guided tours.