The Hermitage plans to exhibit sculptures that are allowed to touch

© RIA Novosti / B. Manucipality in photobacteria State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace. Archival photoThe Hermitage plans to exhibit sculptures that are allowed to touch© RIA Novosti / B. Manucipality the image Bank

The Hermitage plans to complement the exhibition sculptures, which visitors are allowed to touch, said the General Director of the Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky in the web meeting.

«Everyone wants to touch the sculpture, not only Malassezia… That we have, but we are going to make a sculpture you could touch everything. It will be most likely a copy,» — said Mikhail Piotrovsky, answering the question of the Internet users.

He also recalled that in the Hermitage for many years there was a programme «the Past on finger tips» for the blind and visually impaired children. «This entire courses that are visually impaired and blind children. With the archaeologists they teach, touch models, dig up some things… We create the conditions that are important to all,» he added.

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