They’ve got secret cameras, books hollowed out to conceal weapons and microfilms and the weapons of choice of your friendly neighbourhood KGB agent. The collection of historical documents is fascinating if you can read Russian, there are small explanatory texts in English at the entrance to each of the three rooms. And just try to feel the atmosphere! Сreaky floors, the smell of paper dust, slightly faded wallpaper and walls with pieces of authentic plaster... This small museum is arguably the perfect place to have a rest on the long way from the Hermitage to St. Isaac's Cathedral.
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Open 10:00 - 18:00. Closed Sat, Sun.
Price/Additional InfoAdmission 100Rbl.
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Museum of Political History of Russia
Ul. Kuibysheva 2-4 (entrance from Kronversky pr.)
The State Museum of the Political History of Russia is the successor to the Revolution Museum. It is housed in two historic buildings of the modern era: the mansions of the ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya, and baron Brandt. The exposition ‘Man and Power