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
www.russianmuseums.info/M112 - official web page
The State Museum for the History of Saint-Petersburg - W533, official web site www.spbmuseum.ru
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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, children’s art studio “Me and the City”, Sunday schools for children and their parents as well as a career guidance center for young people.
The oldest building in St Petersburg - an architectural monument with important details dating from 1703 - mid nineteenth century.
museum shop, lecture hall, museum's caffe
Next to the museum there are:
hotels and restaurants
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(812) 498-05-11, Fax: (812) 498-02-43
Foundation and opening day:
culture for society, scientific
669 (curators: 210)
Average visitors per year:
1 100 000
archive, science library, experts team, restoration dep.
1 316 000
Web sites and CD-disks:
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