Anna Akhmatova Museum at Fountain House (Fontanny Dom), St. Petersburg

(4.8/5 based on 200+ 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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  • Having just started to read Akhmatova's poems and history, I was completely overwhelmed by this lovely little museum. It is very apparent, and rightfully so, that Akhmatova is very much loved by Russi...  more »
  • Apartment living in recent years Anna Andreevna Akhmatova. Apartment strange life, strange relationship, sad apartment.
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  • It is very important that there are museums that reinforce historical memory about the greatest men.
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