List of museums in Saint Petersburg

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Biographical museums[edit]

Writers'[edit]

Anna Akhmatova museums[edit]

Alexander Pushkin museums[edit]

Other writers'[edit]

Literary characters'[edit]

Artists'[edit]

  • Arkhip Kuindzhi - a branch of Russian Academy of Arts Research Museum
  • Ilya Repin (The Penates House) - a branch of Russian Academy of Arts Research Museum
  • Isaak Brodsky - a branch of Russian Academy of Arts Research Museum

Scientists'/scholars'[edit]

Musicians'[edit]

Classical[edit]

Rock[edit]

  • John Lennon Love, Peace and Music Temple - at 10, Pushkinskaya street squat
  • Kamchatka - of Viktor Tsoi [6]

Actors'[edit]

  • The Samoilov Actors' Family Museum - a branch of the St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music

Politicians, statesmen's and military leaders'[edit]

Pre-1917[edit]

Soviet politicians'[edit]

Lenin museums[edit]
  • Raznochinniy Petersburg (The St. Petersburg of Raznochintsy) [11]
  • The State Historical and Memorial Museum of Smolny - in the building occupied since the 1920s by the city government; previously of the former Smolny Institute next to Smolny Convent.[12][13] In early 21st century it shows 1) the history of the pre-1917 institute (the first state educational facility for young ladies), 2) the history of 1917 October Revolution and the time the building was occupied until the spring of 1918 by the first Soviet Government led by Vladimir Lenin which later moved to Moscow, including Lenin's apartment/study, 3) later Soviet period. The museum has branches, partly left after the closing in early 1990s of the city's branched subsidiary of National Lenin Museum:
    • the Yelizarov family memorial apartment near ulitsa Lenina (Lenin Street) in Petrogradsky district (one of Lenin's sisters Anna née Uliyanova was married to Mark Yelizarov, and Lenin was their guest);
    • the Alliluyev family memorial apartment in 10th Sovietskaya ulitsa. (The family of Nadezhda Alliluyeva and her parents was frequented by Joseph Stalin after his Siberian exile).
Kirov museum[edit]

Post-1988 public figures'[edit]

Fine arts museums and galleries[edit]

Local history museums[edit]

Science and natural history museums[edit]

Science museums[edit]

Natural history museums[edit]

Transport museums[edit]

Automobiles and motorcycles[edit]

Aviation museums[edit]

  • Civil Aviation Museum of Civil Aviation Academy [29]

Rail museums[edit]

Maritime museums[edit]

Theatre, music and circus museums[edit]

  • Alexandrinsky Theatre Endowment (Fund) Museum of Russian Drama (group visits only) [35]
  • "... and Muses never stopped" ("А музы не молчали") - a school museum dedicated to art and music in the besieged city during the World War II. [36]
  • Circus Art Museum - at the working first Saint Petersburg circus Ciniselli Circus
  • Gramophone and Samovar Museums - of clown Vladimir (private) [37] [38]
  • St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music,[39] with its branches:

War and military museums[edit]

Museum parks and gardens[edit]

Museums for children[edit]

Philosophical museums[edit]

Religious museums and museum places of worship[edit]

Christian[edit]

Russian Orthodox[edit]

Buddhist[edit]

Former museums[edit]

  • Kazan Cathedral - now not a museum, but formerly housing Museum of Religion and Atheism

Food and drinks industry museums[edit]

  • Beer Brewing Museum at Baltica Brewery [56][57]
  • Beer Brewing Museum at Stepan Razin Brewery - now a member of the Heineken group [58]
  • Bread Museum [59]
  • Russian Vodka Museum [60]

Private museums[edit]

Suburban museums (royal country residences of palaces and parks)[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Pushkin Museum
  2. ^ Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum Museum
  3. ^ Joseph Brodsky museum - to open in 2015
  4. ^ Ostap Bender
  5. ^ St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music
  6. ^ Kamchatka
  7. ^ The State Museum of the Political History of Russia
  8. ^ Admiral Stepan Makarov's Memorial Study - Russian homepage
  9. ^ Admiral Stepan Makarov's Memorial Study - info in Russian
  10. ^ Winter Palace of Peter the Great
  11. ^ Raznochinniy Petersburg
  12. ^ The State Historical and Memorial Museum of Smolny
  13. ^ The State Historical and Memorial Museum of Smolny
  14. ^ Sergei Kirov Memorial Apartment Museum
  15. ^ www.russianmuseums.info Archived 2011-10-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ Anatoly Sobchak Museum of the Foundation of Democracy in Modern Russia
  17. ^ Russian Museum - Stroganov Palace Archived 2013-07-05 at the Wayback Machine.
  18. ^ Russian Academy of Arts Research Museum - Russian info
  19. ^ Hermitage Museum - General Staff Building's East Wing
  20. ^ Hermitage Museum - Menshikov Palace
  21. ^ Hermitage Museum - Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory
  22. ^ Hermitage Museum - Winter Palace of Peter the Great
  23. ^ Peter and Paul Fortress
  24. ^ The Museum of Hygiene at the St. Petersburg City Center of Preventive Medicine
  25. ^ Count Shuvalov Palace - Russian homepage
  26. ^ Umnikum
  27. ^ The Universe of Water
  28. ^ Horsepower Museum
  29. ^ Civil Aviation Museum of Civil Aviation Academy - Russian homepage
  30. ^ Central Museum of Railway Transport - russianmuseums.info
  31. ^ Central Museum of Railway Transport - railroad.ru
  32. ^ Krasin (1917 icebreaker) - Russian website
  33. ^ Museum of Submarine Armaments - Russian homepage
  34. ^ Museum of Submarine Armaments - info in Russian
  35. ^ Alexandrinsky Theatre Endowment (Fund) Museum of Russian Drama
  36. ^ "... and Muses never stopped" - Russian homepage
  37. ^ Deryabkin
  38. ^ Gramophone and Samovar Museums - Russian info
  39. ^ St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music
  40. ^ First World War I museum in Russia opens near St. Petersburg. Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines
  41. ^ Peterhof Palace
  42. ^ www.russianmuseums.info
  43. ^ The Children’s Center of Historical Education "Bolotnaya Street 13"
  44. ^ Children's City Anichkov Palace Krestovskiy Island Bio-Eco Labs
  45. ^ LabirintUm- Facebook
  46. ^ LabirintUm- homepage
  47. ^ Leningrad Zoo
  48. ^ Saint Petersburg Dolls Museum
  49. ^ Umnikum
  50. ^ The Universe of Water
  51. ^ Nicholas Roerich
  52. ^ Sigmund Freud Museum of Dreams
  53. ^ a b The State Museum of the History of Religion
  54. ^ The State Museum of the History of Religion - Facebook
  55. ^ Saint Isaac's Cathedral
  56. ^ Beer Brewing Museum at Baltica Brewery - homepage in Russian
  57. ^ Beer Brewing Museum at Baltica Brewery - photos
  58. ^ Beer Brewing Museum at Stepan Razin Brewery - homepage in Russian
  59. ^ Bread Museum - homepage in Russian
  60. ^ Russian Vodka Museum
  61. ^ Horsepower Museum
  62. ^ Deryabkin
  63. ^ Gramophone and Samovar Museums - Russian info
  64. ^ Peterhof Palace
  65. ^ www.russianmuseums.info