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

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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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  • Wonderful organization of various events, friendly staff, cozy atmosphere. Carefully follow the poster!
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  • Visited the Museum after 8-year hiatus, only then it was miraculous oktyabrskoye sunny morning (noon), the sun shone brightly and yellow leaves, a swirling, falling us down, next under the songs of Vertinsky, danced very elderly lady, not paying attention and anyone with someone talked. This time there was no ladies, with sky morning, but feeling that cruel time, that could help feel rejuvenated Exposition, has intensified. We liked. Come and feel ... (((But, just like last time, really started and zahlamlen garden, and just trash lying around, spoils the impression.
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  • I have an interest in Russian literature and history so this was a must and did not dissapoint. You get a real feel for living in the time of Stalisfield Russia and the siege of Leningrad. It was a mo...  read more »
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