Moscow is the biggest educational centre of the Russian Federation. There are 85 higher educational establishments - 31 Universities and 19 Academies.
Moscow is a cultural centre of Russia as well.
World-known Moscow Theatres are Bolshoy, Maly, Arts Theatre, named after Vakhtangov, on Taganka. Collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture are shown in the Tretyakov Gallery and Pushkin`s Museum of Arts.
There are 72 theatres, 109 cinemas, 31 concert halls, 78 museums and 142 exhibition complexes.