Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment, St. Petersburg

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Learn the story of the life and death of one of Russia's most beloved writers and step into his private world at Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment. The all-encompassing museum complex celebrates not only the great poet himself, but also the golden age of Russian culture. The main museum display is spread through multiple rooms of a historic Saint Petersburg stone mansion where Pushkin last resided. See the paintings, engravings, and other authentic artifacts honoring the poet and his contemporaries. The highlight of the exhibit is the carefully restored apartment where Pushkin lived and died after being fatally wounded in a duel. Many items inside of it were Pushkin’s personal possessions. The museum also runs exhibits at several other locations throughout the city and its vicinity, and you can find information on those online. Put Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment into our St. Petersburg vacation trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • If you like poetry this is a very interesting museum. Pushkin is a great Russian poet and this museum has a lot information about his life.  more »
  • We visited the apartment only as it wasn't enough time... but it was very interesting for and my kids (8 and 11 years old)  more »
  • Small, but very well kept museum of the last place Russia's "Shakespeare " lived. The audio tour is well done. Hopefully it will motivate us to learn a little more about Russian literature.  more »
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