Anna Akhmatova Museum at Fountain House (Fontanny Dom), St. Petersburg
(4.8/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Learn about one of Russia's most-celebrated writers at Anna Akhmatova Museum at Fountain House (Fontanny Dom), dedicated to the poet's life, times, and works. Akhmatova herself once lived in this apartment, which is part of a larger Baroque palace complex. Visit the museum and admire its collection of over 50,000 items, including manuscripts, photos, and artwork by Akhmatova and other related figures. The museum vividly portrays the struggles Akhmatova and her contemporaries faced during the rise of the USSR and Stalinist period, when much of their work was repressed. Make Anna Akhmatova Museum at Fountain House (Fontanny Dom) a centerpiece of your St. Petersburg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our St. Petersburg travel itinerary maker.
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  • Visited unusual performance of "Why was so much lie?" on the correspondence of Anna Akhmatova, Lev Gumilev and Natalia Varbanec. Creativity is not particularly fond of Akhmatova, however, and dialogues, and actors during the performance poetry, intrigued. The lack of action is compensated by a fascinating speech heroes, from the first minutes of prislushivaesh'sja carefully to each word. Particularly liked a small excursion to the Museum of Anna Akhmatova, preceding and, in many ways, explaining the information provided by history. Despite the fact that the age limit at 18 productions + nothing explicitly "adult" did not see. You can go and with a child (still do, of course, not junior high school). For them, there are many other children's theatre performances, which necessarily descend in the near future (so much so that Christmas is coming soon).
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  • Anna Akhmatova Museum-apartment, where the restored Interior, where lived Akhmatova. It is always interesting to dive into the atmosphere of the past
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  • Wonderful organization of various events, friendly staff, cozy atmosphere. Carefully follow the poster!
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