3 Peep Into The Museum Depository

Peep Into The Museum Depository

Posted on February 23, 2011 by team


Museum 9

Did you ever want to know what is stored in a museum despite the exhibitions we can see? Welcome to the back rooms of the “Moscow Contemporary Art Museum”.

“Moscow Contemporary Art Museum”.
Museum 2

That’s how the museum welcomes a visitor.

Museum 3Museum 4

Access control is quite strict.

Museum 5

View from the windows is already enough for one to visit the museum.

Museum 6

In this room Napoleon Bonaparte used to spend his nights during invasion of Moscow.

Museum 7

The depository volume 4 times exceeds the volume of the exhibits.

Museum 8Museum 1

Those displays that need to be treated more carefully get wrapped.

Museum 9Museum 10

All the exhibits get photographed by a woman who may be called “electronic archivist”.

Museum 11

Only three people work in the restoration shop.

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3 Responses to “Peep Into The Museum Depository”

  1. Musa says:

    Very Nice, but I want to see more pictures of art they have in the storage like mummys and shrunken heads, things like that. Okay I’m kidding, kinda. Great Photos, Thanks for sharing them Mr. Dolya and EngishRussia.

  2. Airborne says:

    Cool. I love museums and galleries of all types. Sergey Dolya puts some interesting stuff on his journal. I wish he had an English translation. Even more so, I wish I could read more than a few words of Russian.

  3. Mahmoud A. says:

    In photo 11, the one about the “electronic archivist,” it appears that someone left their sex toy on the red cloth.

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