Museum of Political History of Russia (St. Petersburg)

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Former mansion of M. Kschessinska, one from museum's buildings
Former mansion of merchant Vassily Emanuilovich Brandt, another museum's building

The State Museum of Political History of Russia (before Aug. 1991 — State Museum of Revolution) is a historical and political museum, located at the Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation.

Location[edit]

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2-4, Ulitsa Kuybysheva - Metro: Gorkovskaya - Telephone: +7 (812) 233-7052 E-Mail: polithistmuseum@mail.ru

Internet:

Open Hours[edit]

Daily from 10 am to 6 pm, closed on Thursdays. [1]

Purpose[edit]

To trace the political history of Russia.[1]

Exhibition[edit]

Artifacts gathered by key players in the Revolution such as the belongings of politicians, statesmen, scientists and military leaders, among them the 19th century liberal Sergei Witte, Nicholas II, Lenin, Gorbachev and Yuri Gagarin.[1] Calendar of exhibitions available online.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Saint-Petersburg.com, Museum of Political History, September 23, 2012
  2. ^ "POLITHISTORY.RU", Museum Political History's Event Calendar, Oct 4, 2012

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