04.07.2011 Van Gogh museum to be closed for repairs

Van gogAccording to reports of Geo Meridian portal, the world famous museum of Van Gogh in Amsterdam will be closed for repairs from October 2011 through May 2012. During 6 months the authorities of Amsterdam plan to carry out the global restoration of the museum.

For reference, this museum is annually visited by about 1,5 million tourists. Such popularity is due to the fact that it has the world's largest collection of this famous painter.

As to Russian admirers of Van Gogh, they can enjoy at least some of his works – 75 canvases exhibited at the Hermitage.

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