Most of the funds from the St. Petersburg State Museum of History are located in the fortress. Here you can know the history of the city foundation, as well as walk through the corridors of the commander’s house. You can see the exhibition that is dedicated to the history of the Nevsky region from the antiquity and the history of the city from its foundation until 1918. It is almost impossible to pass and not seeing the cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, one of the recognized symbols of the city. In addition to the tombs of the Russian emperors and the rooms that have been restored, it miraculously survived after the revolution, the cathedral of unusual interest to the inner Orthodox churches, where the special exhibition “Three Centuries of the City” In the tower of the cathedral is found. Very close, in the bastion Trubetskói, Peter and Paul Fortress, is the exhibition which is considered the most somber, which is dedicated to the history of the most famous prisons of politicians in the Russian Empire. The collections of the museum are remarkable and representative. There are furniture and porcelain, as well as glass and ceramics from 18 to 20 years old that are on the left side of Peter’s curtain.
Address: St. Petersburg, Peter and Paul Fortress alley 10.
The SM Kirov Museum Branch
It is the Memorial Museum of the First Secretary of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the Communist Party known as Sergeya Mironovicha Kirov. It was recreated inside the room, the dining room, the library and a recreation room, where Kirov kept his tools and instruments. In the living room are presented the original documents, photographs and personal objects of the most popular pre-war leader of Leningrad.
Address: St. Petersburg, Kamennoostrovsky prospect 26/28. Art. Metro “Petrograd”, “Gorki”.
Hours: from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Fridays and Tuesdays, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on holidays as well as Wednesday and the last Tuesday of each month.
Impressions of the St. Petersburg Museum of history Branch
Today, visitors to the museum can view the commemorative wording, early 20th century printing, and samples of printing equipment. In the exhibition halls of the museum temporary exhibitions on the history of the edition in Russia are organized.
Address: St. Petersburg, NAB. Moika 32/2; Art. Metro “Avenida Nevsky”, “Gostiny Dvor”.
Hours: from 11:00 to 18:00 on Tuesdays, at 16:00 on Fridays and at 17:00 on Wednesdays.
Apartment Alexander A. Block Museum
Alexander Blok’s House-Museum was opened in 1980, honoring the centenary of his birth. The museum is located in the building where the poet lived his last years and has two floors located on the 2nd and 4th floor.
Address: St. Petersburg, ul. Dekabristov 57, q. 21, 23; Subway “Sennaya”.
Hours: from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on holidays, Wednesday and the last Tuesday of each month.
The Vanguard Museum of St. Petersburg
The museum is housed in the former home of well-known educator and musician MV Matyushina and is dedicated to the emergence and development of the Russian avant-garde in art, music and literature.
Address: St. Petersburg, ul. Professor Popov, 10.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, and at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.
The Rumyantsev Mansion
The exhibition is set in motion at the present mansion, where the story of Leningrad is told during World War II, and the siege of 900 days.
Address: St. Petersburg, the English embankment. 44; Art. Metro station “Nevsky Prospect”.
The hours are from 11:00 to 18:00 on Tuesdays and from 11:00 to 17:00 on Wednesdays.