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List of museums in Saint Petersburg

Biographical museums

Writers'

Alexander Pushkin museums

Anna Akhmatova museums

Other writers'

Literary characters'

Artists'

  • 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'

  • Ivan Pavlov's memorial apartment in Academician's Home (Rus. Dom Akademikov) at 1, Lieutenant Schmidt Embankment
  • Lev Gumilev (branch of Anna Akhmatova (Fountain House) Museum)

Musicians'

Classical

  • Feodor Chaliapin Apartment and Museum (a branch of the St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music)

Rock

  • Kamchatka (http://www.clubkamchatka.ru/about of Viktor Tsoi)
  • John Lennon Love, Peace and Music Temple at 10, Pushkinskaya street squat

Actors'

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

Politicians, statesmen's and military leaders'

Pre-1917

Soviet politicians'

Lenin Museums
  • 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 (http://www.russianmuseums.info/M109 http://www.allmuseums.spb.ru/mus_smolny/exposition.shtml . In early 21st century it shows 1) the history of the pre-1917 institute (the 1st state educational facility for young ladies), 2) the history of 1917 October Revolution and the time the building was occupied until the spring 0f 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).
  • Raznochinniy Petersburg (The St Petersburg of Raznochintsy) (http://www.museum.ru/M175)
Kirov Museum

(http://kirovmuseum.ru/en/ http://www.russianmuseums.info/M141)

Post-1988 public figures'

  • Anatoly Sobchak Museum of the Foundation of Democracy in Modern Russia (http://www.museum.ru/m3231)

Fine Arts museums and galleries

Local history museums

Science and natural history museums

Science museums

Natural history museums

Transport museums

Automobiles and motorcycles

Aviation museums

  • Civil Aviation Museum of Civil Aviation Academy. Russian homepage http://www.academiaga.ru/index.php?id=141&lang=0

Rail museums

Maritime museums

War and military museums

Theatre, music and circus museums

  • St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music)
  • Feodor Chaliapin Apartment and Museum (a branch of the St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music)
  • The Samoilov Actors' Family Museum (a branch of the St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music)
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Apartment and Museum(a branch of the St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music)
  • The Museum of Music in the Sheremetev Palace (a branch of the St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music)
  • Alexandrinsky Theatre Endowment (Fund) Museum of Russian Drama (group visits only) http://www.alexandrinsky.ru/fond/museum/
  • "... and Muses never stopped" (Rus. "А музы не молчали"), a school museum dedicated to art and music in the besieged city during the World War II. Rus. homepage http://mbmus.narod.ru/
  • Circus Art Museum at the working first Saint Petersburg circus Ciniselli Circus
  • Gramophone Museum (private) of clown Vladimir Deryabkin (Rus. info http://www.museum.ru/m2103 )

Museums for children

Museum parks and gardens

Philosophical museums

Religious museums and museum places of worship

Christian

Russian Orthodox

Buddhist

Former museums

Food and drinks industry museums

  • Bread Museum http://www.colobki.ru/ Homepage in Russian
  • Beer Brewing Museum at Stepan Razin Brewery (now a member of the Heineken group) (http://www.razin.ru/beermuseum.html Homepage in Russian)
  • Beer Brewing Museum at Baltica Brewery (http://beer.baltika.ru/museum/ Homepage in Russian with photo items at http://beer.baltika.ru/museum/items/museums/spb/)
  • Russian Vodka Museum http://www.vodkamuseum.su/index.php?lang=en

Private museums

  • Horsepower Museum of vintage automobiles and motorcycles http://amuseum.ru/
  • Gramophone and Samovar Museums (private) of clown Vladimir Deryabkin (Rus. info http://www.museum.ru/m2103)
  • Umnikum http://www.umnikum.com/main/ a popular science museum for kids
  • LabirintUm, a popular science museum for kids http://www.facebook.com/LabirintUm http://www.labirint-um.ru/

Suburban museums

See also

References

  1. ^ First World War I museum in Russia opens near St. Petersburg Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines - http://rbth.com/arts/2014/08/24/first_world_war_i_museum_in_russia_opens_near_st_petersburg_39229.html)
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