State Hermitage Museum Cats. Petersburg museum which is home to 3 million works of art, artifacts and sculptures spread across buildings including the. As the director of the state museum in saint petersburg says, the cats are even as popular as rembrandt.
Around 50 cats live in the famous st. The hermitage's cats guard the museum's artworks from mice. The hermitage cats have been in the hermitage museum since the 18th century, with the exception of the siege of leningrad during world war ii.
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The republic of cats is a great way to get your cat fix and help the local nonprofit that creates a sanctuary for homeless cats in st. Around 50 cats live in the famous st. In 2010, when it became necessary to restore the floor in the famous knights’ hall of the new hermitage, the carriage of horse “knights” took place with the music of a military orchestra accompanied by state heraldry master of the russian federation. Russian ark (2002), the russian film by alexander sokurov, was filmed entirely in the hermitage museum, showing the winter palace at various stages of its history.