The Multimedia Centre

Communication with the virtual branches

The Multimedia Centre located in the Western Pavilion (Guardhouse) of St. Michael’s (Engineers) Castle fulfills three main goals.

Firstly, it is the centre of communication with virtual branches of the Russian Museum. These activities include the organisation of annual seminars for the staff of the virtual branches on the base of the Russian Museum, video conferences,  thematic meetings of the participants of the project, trainings, exchange of experience as well as solving of actual queries and problems from the virtual branches activities. 

Online Lecture Hall of the Russian Museum

The second goal of the Centre is the organisation of activities of the Online Lecture Hall with public lectures by leading museum’s specialists for a wide audience of lovers of fine art. The lectures are webcasted live at the site of Non-commercial partnership “Virtual Russian Museum” www.npvrm.ru  and thanks to videoconferencing system are webcasted by the institutions that are participants of the project “The Russian Museum: the Virtual Branch”.  Learn about the schedule of future lectures and view past lectures in the section Online Lectures.

Thematic Multimedia Expositions

The third goal of the activities of the Multimedia Centre is the creation of thematic multimedia expositions which enable the visitors to get acquainted with the museum’s complex, the collection of the Russian Museum via presenting works of art in multimedia format.

Using up to date technology the visitors of the Virtual Russian Museum can view in detail works of paintings and graphic art shot in high quality, become familiar with the restoration process and attribution of paintings in game and interactive form, as well as learn about forms  and genres of fine art, artists and styles thanks to the extensive electronic library. 

Ground Floor

Multimedia and Panoramic Cinema
Multimedia Expositions Halls
History of St. Petersburg Hall

First Floor

Interactive Games Room
Demonstration and Exhibition Hall

Second Floor

Conference Hall

Information and Educational Class “The Russian Museum: the Virtual Branch”

Visit the Multimedia Centre

The Western Pavilion (Guardhouse) of St. Michael's Castle 8 Inzhenernaya street, St. Petersburg


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