So, the Hermitage offers visitors two routes, one begins with the Church stairs, the second from Jordan. The Museum would like to highlight the route that begins with the Church stairs, not suitable for visitors with limited mobility as there are stairs.

Cross paths in the Gallery of 1812. It is expected that the visitors would be two hours, so much time of a valid ticket. That citizens will not get lost, the trails are marked with cords. To overstep them is impossible. Special markup in the Winter Palace do not have, so as not to spoil the parquet, but the figure on the floor, it is possible to count social distance.

Movement is only possible in one direction, but on the routes available 75% of the rooms.

In the General staff building route one, here are open almost all the rooms.

the Other buildings of the Hermitage, for example, the Porcelain factory or the Menshikov Palace, you can see roughly from 1 August.

an Important point: tickets to the Hermitage are now being sold online only, benefits for students, seniors and Museum workers temporarily canceled.

In the Russian Museum Mikhailovsky Palace and the Benois wing designed by the same route, they allow you to explore almost all the rooms. Here the requirements are the same: visitors must move in the same direction, to observe social distance, the tickets are sold for sessions.

In the Russian Museum has kept some benefits, for example, for the Museum staff. But it is this, beneficiaries must also issue a ticket for a specific session and if they are late more than 10 minutes, then citizens may not be allowed. It is noteworthy that will not let latecomers with tickets purchased at full price.

soon the Russian Museum plans to obavestiti a thermal imager to verify the temperature of visitors with no queues. Also there are special scanners for tickets. The idea is to minimize the contact between visitors and Museum staff.

In the Russian Museum will also host sessions. Every twenty minutes is scheduled to allow ten visitors. However, to be in the Museum as much as anything. In Russian Museum have concluded: to track the time spent in the Museum is almost impossible. The calculation of the number of visitors is based on the fact that the Museum was up to no more than 200-300 people in dependenices times in the halls often, sometimes three thousand people at a time.

due to the fact that the Museum delineates the flow of visitors, when viewing the exposure a little break in the chronology. Thus, initially, the visitors can familiarize with works of Russian art of the second half of the XIX century, and then climb to the second floor to the halls of ancient Russian art and art of the XVII century.

Carried��Atria of the limitations users have already sold out more than 1,800 tickets in halls of the Russian Museum.

in the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, plan to keep online activities. Probably the only plus of the pandemic. For all months the isolation of broadcast of the Russian Museum and the Hermitage looked tens of millions of people. Moreover, among the audience many of those who live in other cities and countries. After the pandemic, both museums plan to keep online events.

as for limitations, the Hermitage and the Russian Museum hope that it won’t last and in the future visitors will be able before to walk freely through the halls, admiring the immortal works of art.

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Jennifer Alvarez is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.