Opening hours of Museums and Tours during New Year and Christmas holidays

Moscow

The Moscow Kremlin:
31 December – the Kremlin territory and Museums-Cathedrals close at 16.00. The ticket office operates till 15.00.
1 January – the Kremlin territory and Museums-Cathedrals open at 12.00. The ticket office operates from 11.30.
2 January – the Kremlin territory and Museums-Cathedrals work as usual.
3 January – the territory of the Kremlin is closed for visiting.
4, 5, 6, 7 January from 11.00 to 12.00 and from 15.00 to 16.00 – admission to the Cathedral Square of the Kremlin can be limited.
8 January from 15.00 to 16.00 – admission to the Cathedral Square of the Kremlin can be limited.

State Historical Museum:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 6, 7, 8 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 20:00.
4, 5 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 21:00.
Ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 6, 7, 8 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 20:00.
4, 5 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 21:00.
Ticket office closes 1 hour before the Museum closing time.

St. Basil's Cathedral (Pokrovsky Cathedral):
31 December and 1 January – the Cathedral is closed for visits.
2‐8 January – the Cathedral is open to the public from 11:00 to 18:00. The ticket office is open till 17:15.

State Tretyakov Gallery:
31 December – the Museum is open to the public to 18:00. The ticket office is open till 17:00.
1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
7 January – the Museum is open to the public to 18:00. The ticket office is open till 17:00.

State Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val:
31 December – the Museum is open to the public to 18:00. The ticket office is open till 17:00.
1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
7 January – the Museum is open to the public to 18:00. The ticket office is open till 17:00.

Mosquarium (VDNH):
31 December – the Mosquarium is open to the public to 18:00. The ticket office is open till 17:00.
1 January – the Mosquarium is open to the public from 11:00 to 22:00. The ticket office is open till 21:00.
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 January – the Mosquarium is open as usual.

Historical park "Russia – my history" (VDNH):
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Moscow Transport Museum:
31 December – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 15:00. The ticket office is open till 14:30.
1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 21:00. The ticket office is open till 20:30.

Museum of Contemporary History of Russia:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2 January – the Museum is open to the public from 12:00.
3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
7 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

"Presnya":
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2 January – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00.
3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
7 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

Museum of Underground Printing Press (1905-1906):
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2 January – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00.
3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
7 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

Schusev State Museum of Architecture:
31 December, 1 and 7 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Mikhail Bulgakov Museum:
31 December, 1 and 7 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Bulgakov's House Museum-Theatre:
31 December, 1 and 2 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
3-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Experimentanium Science Museum:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines:
31 December – the Museum is open to the public till 16:00.
1 January – the Museum is open to the public from 14:00.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Paleontological Museum:
31 December and 1-3 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
4-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Museum of Russian Icon:
31 December - 10 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

ArtCentre. Moscow:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
6 January – the Museum is open to the public till 16:00. The ticket office is open till 15:30.

Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open to the public from 12:00 to 22:00. The ticket office is open till 21:00.

Shilov Art Gallery:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Media Сenter in the park "Zaryadye"
1 January – the Media Сenter is open to the public from 11:00.
2-8 January – the Media Сenter is open as usual.
31 December – the Park is open till 3:00.
1-8 January – the Park is open 24 hours.

Underground Museum in the park "Zaryadye":
1 January – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
31 December – the Park is open till 3:00.
1-8 January – the Park is open 24 hours.

Museum-Reserve Kolomenskoye:
31 December and 1 January – Museums are closed for visits.
2-8 January – Museums are open as usual.
The Park is open daily from 8:00 to 21:00.

Palace of the Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich in Kolomenskoye:
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
The Park is open daily from 8:00 to 21:00.

Liublino Estate:
31 December and 1 January – Museums are closed for visits.
2-8 January – Museums are open as usual.
The Park is open daily from 8:00 to 21:00.

Izmailovo Estate:
31 December and 1 January – Museums are closed for visits.
2-8 January – Museums are open as usual.
The Park is open daily from 8:00 to 21:00.

Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve:
31 December and 1 January – Museums are closed for visits.
2-8 January – Museums are open as usual.
The park is open daily from 6:00 till 00:00.

State Pushkin Museum:
31 December - 8 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

Bus Tour Moscow City Sightseeing:
31 December – a tour is open to the public to 16:00.
1 January – a tour is open to the public from 13:00.
2-8 January – a tour is open as usual.

PANORAMA360 Observation deck (only for CityPass with transport):
31 December – Observation deck is open to the public to 20:00. The ticket office is open till 19:00.
1 January – Observation deck is open to the public from 14:00 to 00:00. The ticket office is open till 23:00.
2-8 January – Observation deck is open as usual.

Mega Ice Rink:
31 December – the ice rink is open to the public to 17:00.
1 January – the ice rink is open to the public from 14:00.
2-8 January – the ice rink is open as usual.

 

Saint Petersburg:

Mikhailovsky Palace (Russian Museum):
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits. 2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Stroganov Palace (Russian Museum):
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Marble Palace (Russian Museum):
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

St. Michael’s Castle (Russian Museum):
31 December and 1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Saint Isaac’s Cathedral:
31 December – Cathedral is open to the public from 10:30 to 13:30. The ticket office is open from 10:30 to 13:00.
1 January – Cathedral is closed for visits.
2-8 January – Cathedral is open as usual.

St. Isaac’s Cathedral Colonnaded Walkway:
31 December – Colonnaded Walkway is open to the public from 10:30 to 13:30. The ticket office is open from 10:30 to 13:00.
1 January – Colonnaded Walkway is closed for visits.
2-8 January – Colonnaded Walkway is open as usual.

Savior on the Spilled Blood:
31 December – Cathedral is open to the public from 10:30 to 13:30. The ticket office is open from 10:30 to 13:00.
1 January – Cathedral is closed for visits.
2-8 January – Cathedral is open as usual.

Faberge Museum:
31 December – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 18:00. The ticket office is open from 9:30 to 17:15.
1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 20:45. The ticket office is open from 9:30 to 20:00.

“Aurora” Cruiser:
31 December, 1 and 7 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Central Naval Museum:
31 December, 1 and 7 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-6 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Peter and Paul Cathedral (Peter and Paul Fortress):
31 December – Cathedral is open to the public from 11:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
1 January – Cathedral is open to the public from 11:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 January – Cathedral is open as usual.
6 January – Cathedral is open to the public from 10:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
The territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress (within the walls) is open daily from 9:30 to 21:00.

Grand Ducal Burial Chapel (Peter and Paul Fortress):
31 December – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
1 January – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
6 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
The territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress (within the walls) is open daily from 9:30 to 21:00.

Trubetskoy Bastion Prison (Peter and Paul Fortress):
31 December – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
1 January – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.
6 January – the Museum is open to the public from 10:00 to 17:00. The ticket office is open to 16:00.
The territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress (within the walls) is open daily from 9:30 to 21:00.

“Grand Maket Russia” Interactive Museum:
31 December - 8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

“Petrovskaya Akvatoria” Historical Interactive Scale Model:
1 January – the Museum is open to the public from 13:00.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines:
31 December – the Museum is open to the public from 11:00 to 18:00.
1 January – the Museum is open to the public from 16:00 to 21:00.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

State Russian Museum and Exhibition Center ROSPHOTO:
1 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
2-8 January – the Museum is open as usual.

State Museum of Theatre and Music:
31 December, 1, 2 and 4 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
3, 5, 6, 7 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Samoilov Family Apartment:
31 December - 8 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

Chaliapin Memorial Apartment:
31 December, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
4, 5 January – the Museum is open as usual.

Rimsky-Korsakov Museum:
31 December - 8 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

Sheremetev Palace – Museum of Music:
31 December - 2 January – the Museum is closed for visits.
3, 4, 5 January – the Museum is open as usual.
6 January – the Museum is open till 18:00. The ticket office is open till 17:00.
7-9 January – the Museum is closed for visits.

Bus Tour City Sightseeing St. Petersburg:
The tour is open as usual.

The CityPass apologize for any inconvenience.