Author Topic: May 24, 2014 Hermitage Festival of Cats  (Read 2214 times)

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May 24, 2014 Hermitage Festival of Cats
« on: May 24, 2014, 06:39:44 PM »
Day of the Hermitage Cats!

Deep inside the lower levels of the State Hermitage Museum are a special and elite unit of guards -- the Hermitage Cats!

Cats make sure that no mice or rats damage the huge collections in the 300 year old building should they find their way inside/

Visitors may walk through the dungeons of the Hermitage, where they can be personally acquainted with the furry guards of the museum.
The festival is dedicated to the Hermitage cats and certainly will please animal lovers.
A unique opportunity to visit the cellars of the main museum in St. Petersburg that does not come often.

See where the cats live and explore parts of the museum most people have never seen before. Also, you can visit the exhibition of works by students and creative projects of students of the Youth Center of the State Hermitage.

Starts at noon.
300 rubles (at the regular rates for the ticket)
State Hermitage Museum: Palace Square, 2