Historical and Memorial Museum Smolny, St. Petersburg

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Visit a major part of Russia's history at Historical and Memorial Museum Smolny, a Palladian edifice that was once Vladimir Lenin's headquarters during the October Revolution. Originally built as a finishing school for women, the building features a classical design with a pastel exterior. Today, the building serves as the seat of St. Petersburg's mayor and home to a museum dedicated to Lenin, where you can learn all about the famous leader. Inside, explore the assembly hall where Lenin declared the creation of the Bolshevik state and see where Bolshevik party leader Sergei Kirov was assassinated in 1934. See Historical and Memorial Museum Smolny and all St. Petersburg has to offer by arranging your trip with our St. Petersburg route planning tool .
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  • The Museum, which did not enter that's just from the street-it must be planned in advance, making out tolerance at Smolny. But it's worth it! One and a half hour tour you will see a very diverse world: and the current Government, and the last, and the Institute of noble maidens, and the revolutionary headquarters ... But deviate from the route, depart from the group photograph will not be able to be ready for that.
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  • The Museum Smolny opened an exhibition of Soviet poster to the 100 anniversary of the Red Army. Big in size and rich in content. It was released for the exhibition calendar with 15 posters Note-get in the Smolny Museum, located in the Smolny is quite difficult. more precisely-by invitation. Extremely useful for exhibition specialists.
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  • Turns the Smolny Institute was opened before Carskoselskogo Lyceum. But after 150 years, the building housed the headquarters of the revolution. Now in a Memorial part calmly talk about both. To 100 anniversary of revolution exhibition was organized, pretty dry in the spirit of the times. But the main relics preserved.
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  • Beautiful place and a significant part of Russian history
  • Very nice Park in front of the Pine. Always pure. Stools and urns. The audience pleasant. Gardeners Smolny-Gods! All blossoms in the spring-summer-fall! Fountains, lawns, Momma young walk. Little Urban heaven! There are also Chinese group-this Memorial area "Red route". In the Smolny Institute and Museum of the history of the wonderful revolutionary period with Lenin's headquarters. Get a no-brainer. But it's worth it.
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  • Sightseeing in Smolny need to be booked in advance, since it is not a museum. I was wondering. Told as about what it was before the revolution, and after. It turns out that Lenin lived very modestly. Noble maidens as well. And even watched all the Governors ' portraits of St. Petersburg (idea d. Granin said) in the gallery. In General, it is worth visiting as guests of the city (but them and so have that look), and in particular the St. Petersburg itself. In the photo-historical ballroom of the Smolny.
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  • Smolny was the commanding center of the Great Revolution. Inside is very big, now belongs to the St. Petersburg city government, inside the decoration has a thick historical sense, inside Lenin's office and living room still very commemorative meaning, still kept down so far.
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  • A wonderful Museum of Lenin. The real story
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