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Military Historical Artillery Museum

Aleksandrovskiy Park, 7 | metro: Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 232-02-96
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A vast collection of weapons and military objects from the Middle Ages to modern times are displayed at this museum which includes artillery and missile launchers in an open-air exhibit and a small souvenir shop.
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Aleksandrovskiy Park, 7 | metro: Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 232-02-96
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

A very military and arsenal type of museum, tanks, machine guns, helicopters, Mik 19s planes, and even Soviet Missiles can be found in the museum! The courtyard is where the giant WWII Tanks are, yeah, they are very proud that the tanks saved 'em in...More

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Inexpensive to visit. It was walking distance from the subway station. Our visit lasted over three hours. There's a gift store and Café located on the inside also.

Thank Chancektm450
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Here on Kronverksaya Embankments, just across the Hare Island with its Peter and Paul Cathedral and Fortress, stands proudly this Military Historical Artillery Museum. We saw within this red brick building, made in the shape of letter U, an impressive collection of arms and heavy...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must for everybody with an interest in artillery from all a ages! This large exhibition covers everything from the early age of artillery, through the war against Napoleon, to the two World Wars and the Cold War era. Many tanks and huge...More

2  Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Impressive display of decades of military activities. There are some information in English but the majority is in Russian. You have to leave your jacket in the wardrobe but it is included in the ticket price. Are you into this before you can easily spend...More

1  Thank Rimshock
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is an excellent museum of the history of artillery. I have never seen so many cannons and guns under the same roof. The exhibits start in early times of sword and mace to the present day of missiles and of course the Russian AK47....More

2  Thank Derek O
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

...then this is definitely the place for you. If you don't speak Russian you won't learn much as the signs and explanations are solely in Russian. However, the arsenal of tanks, rockets, artillery and other warmachines outside the museum is enough to make it worth...More

1  Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 16 October 2016

After spending a full week in St. Petersburg seeing all the museums and highlights, this was my favorite place to visit. Im a cold war child born in the 60s and seeing all this war hardware displayed to see and touch was incredible. Outside was...More

1  Thank IceMelt77
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This museum brings together over 500 years of artillery and other aspects of the military that are often overlooked. The collection is astounding with only God knows how many pieces of artillery, vehicles, swords, and armour and other items. Well worth a visit.

Thank jouellet23
Reviewed 26 September 2016

It's pretty obvious when you've got to the right place. Costs 400R entrance, the usual free cloakroom for outside coats & jackets & another 100R to be able to take photos. Toilets (free) just inside entrance men left women right. The WW2 section is on...More

Thank johnsbus
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