Visit be available for tours of Winter Palace and the General staff, said Director of the Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky. According to him, the tours will be small for five people. We will continue to increase this number,” said Piotrovsky.

He stressed that in the future the Museum will gradually soften forced measures, said “Interfax”.

Free Museum to visit children up to 7 years for other privileged categories of citizens is provided free entrance on Thursdays of each month.

Now opened for visitors, in addition to the Winter Palace and General staff building, restoration and storage centre “Old village”, the Menshikov Palace, Museum of porcelain factory.