The State Russian Museum: Virtual Branch

“The State Russian Museum: Virtual Branch” is the project of creating several information educational centers. The aim of the project is to make the masterpieces from collections of Russian Museum accessible for residents of every city of Russia and all over the world. “The State Russian Museum: Virtual Branch” was opened on the 15th of October 2005 in Kohtla-Järve. This was the first virtual branch outside Russian Federation.

Our center consists of research educational zone, where are located printed matters, multimedia programs and video films about the collection of the museum and the history of Russian art. It also has multimedia zone, which consists of multimedia cinema for 40 seats, whose visitors can take a closer look to programs, that were created by using the latest achievements in the IT. Virtual tours through the halls and palaces of the Russian Museum, lectures, art, history and culture conferences for students, organizations, city guests and international delegations usually take place there.