every Tuesday Treasure Room
Year-round Friends Club
Twice a month Ethno-music in the museum of Ethnography
permanent exhibitions in the Museum COLLECTIONS OVERVIEW
permanent exhibitions in the Museum COLLECTIONS OVERVIEW
every Tuesday
Treasure Room


29 September - 15 January
13 June - 30 October
02 February - 02 February
13 September - 14 January

Opening hours

Monday . . . . . . . . Day off
Tuesday . . . . . . . . from 10am to 9pm
Wednesday. . . . . . . . 

from 10am to 6pm

Thursday . . . . . . . .from 10am to 6pm
Friday . . . . . . . .

from 10am to 6pm

Saturday. . . . . . . . 

from 10am to 6pm

Sunday . . . . . . . .

from 10am to 6pm


Closed: every last Friday of a month

On the holidays' eve the museum closes 1 hour earlier


Tour to the Treasure Room in English at 14.00 every Friday.

Highlight tour and excursion to the Treasure room at 12.00 every Saturday 


Now is available in the book kiosk in the foyer of the museum. Buying this album you will help the Museum to obtain two objects (Armenian male belts) for the Armenia collection of the Russian museum of Ethnography!


The exhibition features  the geographical scope of  tea and coffee  consume traditions   among the peoples of Russia and neighboring countries  and shows  visitors cultural  diversity associated with consume   of these beverage as well as   daily and sacred practices related to them in everyday life of the peoples of Eurasia.


Visita in Italiano il mercoledì (3, 20, 27 Luglio) alle 12.00


Two new exhibitions “Journey to the Other Worlds: Tracing Steps of Ethnographic Expeditions in the Early XX Century” and “Photographing the “Far East” based on artifact and photographical collections from the Russian Museum of  Ethnography  in St. Petersburg were simultaneously  inaugurated at the Museum of Pre-Columbian and Indigenous Art (MAPI) in the Uruguay capital Montevideo this Monday, June 13, 2016 at 6.00 p.m. by local time. 


The exhibition of clasps, pins, ties, and buttons from   the RME collection continues the series of museum exhibition projects “The Anthropology of Object” and for the first time it presents to visitors’ attention so diverse and multi- shaped element of traditional clothes as a clasp.


The large -scale exhibition project The Silk Road and Russian Ethnic Cultural Heritage Exhibition Period is linked with the concept of the Silk Road as a  main line that connected lands and peoples for their prosperity.


The exhibition “Restoration: Craft and Art” has been opened at the Russian Museum of Ethnography celebrating the 100th anniversary of its restoration workshop.