Museums

People Observatory

This brick house on the street Priluksky in the early twentieth century became one of the most visited places in Russia. During the first decade of its existence is visited by about two million people. The observatory was intended for the education and cultural activities, and everyone called the People’s House. Children under the age of seventeen were here in full security. In addition to teaching classes and workshops are housed museum, theater, free legal advice, reading room, free...

Metro Museum

Metro Museum allows a simple man in the street to look at this type of transport on the other side. It was opened in 2005, on the fiftieth metropolitena.Sperva it was placed near the metro station Avtovo, but as it was quite far from the city center and on a fairly meager the number of exhibits, he decided to move to the street Odoevskogo, which got its own railway line, part of a driver’s cabin and a vending machine tokens from the 60s. You can also get acquainted with the construction...

Museum of Russian Vodka

Museum of Russian Vodka – one of the most unusual museums in our city. Here you will learn many interesting facts about the national drink of history, which previously did not know when and where invented vodka, as well as from which it drank, than you need a snack, from which it is vodka, and when the first monopoly on its production was introduced. The museum is located in the historical center of St. Petersburg near St. Isaac’s Square, in the building where before the revolution...

Raskolnikov House

Raskolnikov House or the house Joachim -. House on the intersection of Civic Street, 19 Joinery and lane 5 It is in this house, according to researchers of FM. Dostoevsky lived protagonist of the novel “Crime and Punishment” Rodion Raskolnokov. On the front of the house there is a memorable high relief made of bronze and granite, opened in 1999. Famous St. Petersburg academician and writer D.S.Lihachёv D.A.Granin – made by the authors of the text engraved on a high relief:...

Mining Museum

Mining Museum is located in the same building, founded in 1774. It was the first higher technical institution of its kind in our country, created by order of Catherine II, and it funded. The story itself is a collection of nachianetsya with gift shvedkskogo King-200 minerals and stones from the country, and after a half-century collection consisted of nearly 40 thousand exhibits. Later, it was divided into several rooms: oriktognostichesky, geognostic, training mineralogy, topography,...

Museum of Soviet slot machines

This museum is quite young, happily opened in 2007, is visited by both adults and children. He talks about the history of slot machines, as they are brought from the United States, sent to the defense plants and altered by a Soviet citizen. For those who want to immerse themselves in the story, can simultaneously with the story and play in any of them, they really do not take modern coins. It all depends on the country of assembly, domestic-powered 15-penny coin, Japanese or US-specific...