The Night of Museums and Galleries 2016 drew thousands of visitors

The 12th year of the popular Night of Museums and Galleries opened the doors of institutions around Slovakia until midnight and drew many visitors.

In Banská Bystrica, a historicla train wa spart of the event.In Banská Bystrica, a historicla train wa spart of the event. (Source: TASR)

The Europe-wide event under the umbrella of the Council of Europe marks the International Day of Museums on May 18 and takes place in a coordinated way on the third Saturday of May.

Countrywide, this year was coordinated by the Association of Museums in Slovakia, and in Bratislava by the Slovak National Museum. Photographs show highlights of the daylong event. 

 

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