Number of the week: How many people take part in Museum Night in Russia

The Ministry of Culture announced that more than two million people, both Russians and tourists, took part in the annual "Museum Night," when museums and estates open their doors for free and stay open till late - with many showcasing a special program for the night.The main theme this year was the 100th anniversary of the 2017 Russian Revolution.A record number of people - 38,000 - visited the State Peterhof Museum Reserve near St. Petersburg. Eighty regions throughout Russia took part in the event.Read more: Free culture: Moscow’s art and leisure hotspots that come at no charge

The Ministry of Culture announced that more than two million people, both Russians and tourists, took part in the annual "Museum Night," when museums and estates open their doors for free and stay open till late - with many showcasing a special program for the night.The main theme this year was the 100th anniversary of the 2017 Russian Revolution.A record number of people - 38,000 - visited the State Peterhof Museum Reserve near St. Petersburg. Eighty regions throughout Russia took part in the event.Read more: Free culture: Moscow’s art and leisure hotspots that come at no charge

Andrei Lyubimov / Moskva Agency
520,000 people visited institutions in Moscow during Museum Night.

The Ministry of Culture announced that more than two million people, both Russians and tourists, took part in the annual "Museum Night," when museums and estates open their doors for free and stay open till late - with many showcasing a special program for the night.

The main theme this year was the 100th anniversary of the 2017 Russian Revolution.

A record number of people - 38,000 - visited the State Peterhof Museum Reserve near St. Petersburg. Eighty regions throughout Russia took part in the event.

Read more: Free culture: Moscow’s art and leisure hotspots that come at no charge

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