The Lenin Mausoleum will be closed for prevention for two months

The Lenin Mausoleum on Red Square will be closed from February 13 to April 15 due to maintenance work, Interfax reports with reference to the Russian Federal Security Service. Access to the necropolis near the Kremlin wall will also be closed. The mausoleum is usually open to visitors four days a week.

The mausoleum is open to visitors every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00. Prevention, as a rule, lasts about one and a half months and is carried out every two years, the previous time it was held in 2022.

The mausoleum was created a few months after Lenin's death on January 21, 1924. Lenin's body left the mausoleum during the Great Patriotic War, then he was taken to Tyumen.

Details of preventive work are not disclosed, but it is known that in 2017 they were associated with maintaining the safety of Lenin's embalmed body.

Maria Fedotova

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