List of museums in Saint Petersburg
  • Arctic and Antarctic Museum
    Arctic and Antarctic Museum
    The Arctic and Antarctic Museum is a museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. It was established in November 1930 as part of the Soviet Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, but was not opened until six years later....

  • Russian cruiser Aurora
  • Central Naval Museum
    Central Naval Museum
    Central Naval Museum is one of the oldest Russian 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....

  • Circus Ciniselli
    Circus Ciniselli
    Circus Ciniselli was the first stone-built circus in Russia; it is situated beside the Fontanka in Saint Petersburg. The building, which still stands, was opened on 26 December 1877, with a large stage and stables...

  • Hermitage Museum
    Hermitage Museum
    The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums of the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been opened to the public since 1852. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display,...

    • General Staff Building
    • Hermitage Theatre
      Hermitage Theatre
      The Hermitage Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia is one of five Hermitage buildings lining the Palace Embankment of the Neva River.The palatial theatre was built between 1783 and 1787 at the behest of Catherine the Great to a Palladian design by Giacomo Quarenghi...

    • Menshikov Palace
      Menshikov Palace
      The Menshikov Palace is a Petrine Baroque edifice in Saint Petersburg, situated on Universitetskaya Embankment of the Bolshaya Neva on Vasilyevsky Island. It was the first stone building in the city...

    • Museum of Porcelain
    • New Hermitage
    • Old Hermitage
    • Storage Facility of the State Hermitage
    • Winter Palace of Peter the Great
  • Komarov Botanical Institute
    Komarov Botanical Institute
    The Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences is a leading botanical institution in Russia, It is located on Aptekarsky Island in St. Petersburg, and is named after the Russian botanist Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov...

  • Kunstkamera
    The Kunstkamera was the first museum in Russia. Established by Peter the Great and completed in 1727, the Kunstkammer Building hosts the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, with a collection of almost 2,000,000 items...

  • Military Gallery
    Military Gallery
    The Military Gallery is a gallery of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The gallery is a setting for 332 portraits of generals who took part in the Patriotic War of 1812...

  • Museum of Military Medicine
    Museum of Military Medicine
    The Museum of Military Medicine is situated in the center of Saint Petersburg, Russia, in front of Vitebsky Rail Terminal.- History :The Museum was founded in 1942. Its initial creation was based on collections from several small specialized Russian museums...

  • National Pushkin Museum, the
    • Derzhavin Museum
    • Nekrasov Apartment Museum, the
  • Nabokov House
    Nabokov House
    Nabokov House is the house in Saint Petersburg with the modern street number of 47 Great Morskaya Street , 190000. It was in this mansion that Vladimir Nabokov was born in 1899...

  • Narva Triumphal Gate
    Narva Triumphal Gate
    The Narva Triumphal Arch was erected in the vast Narva Square , Saint Petersburg, in 1814 to commemorate the Russian victory over Napoleon. The wooden structure was constructed on the Narva highway with the purpose of greeting the soldiers who were returning from abroad after their victory over...

  • Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns
  • Peter and Paul Fortress
    Peter and Paul Fortress
    The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706-1740.-History:...

  • Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography
  • Plekhanov House
    Plekhanov House
    The Plekhanov House forms part of the Russian National Library in St Petersburg. It includes 72 archives of materials dating back to 1799. The materials include the archives and library of Georgi Plekhanov as well of numerous figures from Russian history, politics and intellectual life.Plekhanov...

  • Pulkovo Observatory
    Pulkovo Observatory
    The Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory астрономи́ческая обсервато́рия Росси́йской акаде́мии нау́к), the principal astronomical observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences, located 19 km south of Saint Petersburg on Pulkovo Heights...

  • Oktyabrskaya Railway Museum
  • Russian Museum
    Russian Museum
    The State Russian Museum is the largest depository of Russian fine art in St Petersburg....

    • Benois Wing
    • Marble Palace
      Marble Palace
      Marble Palace is one of the first Neoclassical palaces in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is situated between the Field of Mars and Palace Quay, slightly to the east from New Michael Palace....

    • Mikhailovsky Castle
    • Mikhailovsky Palace
    • Stroganov Palace
      Stroganov Palace
      The Stroganov Palace is a Late Baroque palace at the intersection of the Moika River and Nevsky Prospekt in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The palace was built to Bartolomeo Rastrelli's designs for Baron Sergei Grigoriyevich Stroganov in 1753-1754...
  • Stieglitz Museum of Applied Arts
    Stieglitz Museum of Applied Arts
    The Stieglitz Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts ranks among the most significant museums in Saint Petersburg, Russia.The project had its beginnings in 1878 when Baron Alexander von Stieglitz , a millionaire philanthropist, donated funds to build a museum for the benefit of students of the...

  • Suvorov Museum
    Suvorov Museum
    Suvorov Memorial Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a military museum dedicated to the memory of Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov...

  • Zoological Collection of the Russian Academy of Science
    Zoological Collection of the Russian Academy of Science
    The Zoological Museum of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Science is a Russian museum devoted to zoology. It is located in Saint Petersburg, on Universitetskaya Embankment. It's one of the ten largest nature history museums in the world....

  • Saint Petersburg Toy Museum
    Saint Petersburg Toy Museum
    Saint Petersburg Toy Museum is a non-state cultural establishment.- History :The Saint-Petersburg Toy Museum is a member of the Union of Museums of Russia. It was established in 1997 as a non-state cultural establishment, subsided by private companies...

  • Museum of Optical Technologies
    Museum of Optical Technologies
    Museum of Optical Technologies functions as part SPbSU ITMO.Its overall objective is acquaintance of young men to achievements modern optical both an information technology and motivation of their further studying....

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