During this period, they received 90 thousand visitors.
Almost 200,000 people visited the Hermitage and the Tretyakov Gallery during the New Year holidays, Interfax writes, citing Culture Minister Olga Lyubimova.
In total, more than 1 million people visited state museums during this period. In addition to the Hermitage and the Tretyakov Gallery, Tsarskoye Selo (about 80 thousand visitors), the Vladimir-Suzdal Museum-Reserve (about 70 thousand) and the Pavlovsk Museum-Reserve (65 thousand) were in demand.
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High attendance during the New Year holidays was also in a number of other museums:
- Museum of the World Ocean (more than 50 thousand people);
- Russian Museum (more than 40 thousand people);
- Pushkin Museum im. A.S. Pushkin and the Novgorod Museum-Reserve (almost 40 thousand people).
Olga Lyubimova also stressed that high attendance was recorded in Tula museums – they were visited by about 40 thousand people.