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Peterhof Grand Palace Peterhof, Russia
#1 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
It consists of series of palaces, aesthetically designed gardens, museums, spectacular ensemble of gravity powered fountains, Special Treasury, Monsplaisir and many more attractions.
Its a must see if you go to SPB, massive gardens, golden statues and small museums and you could go back by boats if u fancy that.
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The State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
#2 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
It is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world and displays paintings by great masters like Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Ruben and some of the French Impressionists.
We have visited most major museums around the world, the Hermitage is unquestionably in the top 3. Incredible art, sculptures, collectables and artifacts.
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Grand Maket Russia Interactive Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
#3 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
This is really a must see in SPB alongside with the regular museums and cathedrals.
We have been to THE train museum in Hamburg which is truly incredible but this is great for the glimpse it gives of Russia and all the different geographical areas.
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#4 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Definitely a must when visiting St. Petersburg After visiting many cathedrals museums and kremlins in the Golden circle this offered brilliant perspective of historical relevance.
I was a little surprised that the items appeared to be selling better than those in other Russian state museums I have visited.
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Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines St. Petersburg, Russia
#5 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Fabulous for children/teens especially after dragging them round the cathedrals/art museums
This is one of three similar museums, the other two being in Moscow.
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The Bath Block Peterhof, Russia
#6 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Of all the museums in St. Petersburg, this was one of the better ones.
Unbelievable, an adventurous journey through heaven in this museum, an institute full of rich art and craft, a real gold melts the heart to feel like a real king.
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The Shadow Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
#7 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Faberge Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
#8 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
In a city so full of wonderful museums, palaces, churches and other places of interest, this is a must-see!
As soon as you enter the museum, the immaculately dressed attendants and bright, airy environment tell you that this will be a different experience from other museums in St. Petersburg.
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#9 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
It is amazingly beautiful from the inside and the outside and, as with most of the palaces and museums in St. Petersburg, in order to fully appreciate this palace you must visit it as part of an organized tour gro...
I have been to the Forbidden City, The Summer Palace in Beijing, The National Museums of Thailand, The Taj Mahal and other Majaraha palaces, Versailles, Marroquíes palaces and many more monumental properties and w...
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Titikaka St. Petersburg, Russia
#10 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
The Anna Akhmatova Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
#11 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Here, near the Fontanka Embankment, in the Liteyny Avenue, is located this former apartment of great russian poetess, that nowadays houses one of the most sentimentally moving museums in St. Petersburg.
Fascinating museum both about poetry and a difficult life
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State Russian Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
#12 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Located near Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, located at #4 Inzhenernaya Street, this phenomenal must-see museum holds the largest depository of Russian fine art, and is one of the largest museums in Russia.
I am often visiting art museums, but I have seldom seen such beautiful paintings of Russian artists (such as their most famous painter: I. J. Repin).
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Memorial Lyceum Museum Pushkin, Russia
#13 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
This is gorgeous museum located in park area of Pushkin city, been used as boarding school 200 years ago.
The excursion in the museum is quite grabbing as there are authentic pieces of furniture, books, portraits displayed.
Kameronova Gallery Museum Pushkin, Russia
#14 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
This Gallery Museum bearing the name of one scottish architect and designer, that is, Charles Cameron, is the adjacent building to the east wing of the Catherine Palace.
Catherine Palace and Park Pushkin, Russia
#15 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
It was an expense which paid off in many ways, and one was visiting the Palaces and Museums.
The best way to see St. Petersburg, is with a tour, we went with Dancing Bear Tours they were excellent !! Some of the many highlights were the Hermitage Museum, Catherine Palace & Peterhoff, there is so much to s...
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Sovereign's Fun Peterhof, Russia
#16 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Petrovskaya Aquatoria, Scale Model St. Petersburg, Russia
#17 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
We took our time to walk slowly around this model museum of St Petersburg.
The museum is easy to find.
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#18 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
this museum one of that interesting and beautiful museums.
Oranienbaum State Museum Reserve is huge & please to see great architechture & history with it.
The Marly Palace Peterhof, Russia
#19 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Its a huge palace with a rich museums with a wonderful gardens and fountains.
This palace it is the best place to visit in St Petersburg don´t miss it, the fountains are state of the art for the time they were build, the museum it is very well preserved.
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Erarta Museum Of Contemporary Art St. Petersburg, Russia
#20 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Really recommended to see this contemporary Russian art museum, refreshing after traditional art museums of St Petersburg - though they are great too.
This museums show how talented Russian modern time artist really are.
#21 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Yes St petersburg has alot of museums and tourist attractions to keep you busy for weeks but what about time to regroup and just enjoy without the rush, and recharge your batteries?
The cat museum is a like a great big room devoted to the 25 cats who live there (lots of cat structures, toys, etc.).
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#22 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
We really enjoyed this museum, it gives you a real indication of how the royal family lived ( in a more modest version of the main palace)
Nice small museum in Peterhof compound
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Russian Museum of Ethnography St. Petersburg, Russia
#23 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
In the group of museums located around the Arts Square in the Historic Heart of St Petersburg, here in Inzhenernaya Str.
Excellent museum about the history the different culutres and ethnic groups of the Russian area.
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Yusupov Palace on Moika St. Petersburg, Russia
#24 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
This is one of the most beautiful and the most interesting museums of St. Petersburg, which kept own collections and apartments in its original form.
For you history buffs of the Bolshevik Revolution, and murder of Rasputin, and the assassination of Nicholas & Alexandra & children, this museum has it all !
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Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment St. Petersburg, Russia
#25 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
This is only one of the outstanding icons and magnificent pieces of art that can be found in one of the most famous museums in the world.
One of the Best house museums in Russia.
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The Menshikov Palace St. Petersburg, Russia
#26 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
On the 10th of September Vassilievsky island celebrated its birthday, so the entrance to some museums on the island was free of charge, including the Menshikov Palace.
This is part of the Hermitage museum (same ticket) and can be reached on the 1, 10, or 11 tramway (it is a fairly long walk from the Hermitage via Dvortsovy bridge particularly when the weather is cold or rainy).
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Kazan Cathedral St. Petersburg, Russia
#27 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Instead of other churches that are museums, Kazan church is a functioning church with worshippers coming in droves.
Fascinating to see a "working" orthodox cathedral as opposed to museum like buildings such as St. Isac's.
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Matryoshka Master Class St. Petersburg, Russia
#28 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
to me, it is even better than visiting those cathedrals/museums.
I would recommend this class at the Museum of Matryoshka to my friends!
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Planet Neptune Oceanarium St. Petersburg, Russia
#29 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
Great way to spend the morning or afternoon with your kids if you are on an extended visit to St Petersburg or you need a break from museums.
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#30 of 476 Museums in Russian Gulf of Finland Coast
We took the Soviet era Audio guide which though older was really in depth and actually provided new information (so many museums are interesting but only scratch the surface) and some wonderful displays with items...
So many great museums to visit here, and I did.