Opening times in Moscow

Opening times in Moscow

Learn when shops, museums and other tourist attractions open and close in Moscow, so you can plan to make the most of your trip!


Stores and shopping centres in Moscow city centre are usually open from 10 am to 10 pm throughout the week.

Tourist attractions

The majority of Moscow's places of interest open at 10 am and close around 5 pm, although during the summer these opening times may be extended later. Our guides to each attraction include their opening times so you can plan ahead.


Moscow's museums also usually open at 10 am, closing at 6 pm. They are often closed on one day of the week, and some have longer opening times on certain days. Check out each individual museum guide to find the exact times for the places you want to visit.


In Russia, there is no strict fixed time for meals. You'll find many restaurants in Moscow are open between midday and 4 pm for lunch, and between 6 pm and 11 pm for dinner, although there are 24 hour places to be found too!