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The State Museum of the History of St. Peterburg


Phone: (812) 498-05-11

Address: 197046, Saint-Petersburg, 3, Peter and Paul fortress

Location: "Gorkovskaya" metro station

Working hours:* Open: Monday and Thursday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm; Tuesdays 11am - 4pm. Closed Wednesday and the last

Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M112 - official web page
    The State Museum for the History of Saint-Petersburg - W533, official web site www.spbmuseum.ru

    E-Mail:


billboard, events and excursions



Description:
    The State Museum of History of St. Petersburg is one of the major museums of Russia. Its main subject is the historical and cultural reserve The Peter and Paul Fortress - and outstanding architectural monument of the 18th century. Located on the territory of the Fortress is the necropolis of the Romanov dynasty and the former tsarist political prison. The museum collection includes over 1 million exhibits. The nucleus of the collection was made by the collections of the Museum of Old St. Petersburg established in 1907 by the Society of architects and artists.

   

    The Museum publishes the research papers: Krayevedcheskiye zapiski (Local History Notes ) and Trudy Gosudarstvennogo muzeya istorii S.-Peterburga (The Transactions of the State Museum of History of St. Petersburg ). Attached to the museum is a lecture hall, childrens art studio Me and the City, Sunday schools for children and their parents as well as a career guidance center for young people.

   

   

   

   

   

   




Museum's building(s):
    The oldest building in St Petersburg - an architectural monument with important details dating from 1703 - mid nineteenth century.


Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall, museum's caffe

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (812) 498-05-11, Fax: (812) 498-02-43



Foundation and opening day:
    opened: 12.12.1908

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

Classification:
    Historical


Employee number:
    669 (curators: 210)

Average visitors per year:
    1 100 000


Specific departments:
    archive, science library, experts team, restoration dep.

Collections volume:
    1 316 000




Web sites and CD-disks:
    above






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