Central Naval Museum
Central Naval Museum is one of the oldest Russia
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n museums and one of the world's largest naval museums.
The museum's history officially started in 1709 with the foundation of Model-kammer by Peter the Great for the conservation of ship drafts and models.
Since 1924, the museum has been known by its current name.
At first, the museum was located in the Main Admiralty building
Admiralty building, Saint Petersburg
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. However, since 1939–41, it has been located in the Old Bourse (Stock Exchange) building in St. Petersburg.