Kunstkamera Peter The Great's Antropology and Ethnography Museum, St. Petersburg
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Examine one of the world's largest collections of ethnographic artifacts at Kunstkamera Peter The Great's Antropology and Ethnography Museum. The museum features nearly 2 million ethnographic, anthropological, and archaeological items, and reflects the diversity of traditional cultures in the Old and New World. Peter the Great founded the museum in the first half of the 18th century as a typical cabinet of curiosities dedicated to preserving "natural and human curiosities and rarities." Explore the Tsar's personal collection, featuring stuffed animals, minerals, model ships, tools, astronomical instruments, and a variety of human and animal fetuses with anatomical deficiencies. A part of the museum is dedicated to Mikhail Lomonosov, founder of Moscow State University, a polymath, historian, and leading poet of the era. Our St. Petersburg vacation generator makes visiting Kunstkamera Peter The Great's Antropology and Ethnography Museum and other St. Petersburg attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • One of the most famous museums of the city on the Neva. Here is something to look at. Collection of exhibits, which met on the orders of Peter, that worthy. Especially interesting is the collection of fruits of infants with different disabilities and teeth. who vydiral himself Peter I.
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  • Normal tourist spot. Many original exhibits. Very much ... About halfway tired legs ... As a result of visiting a Museum donated, but wishes there will be no rescanning
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  • ... it's an ok museum and it has a special history. If you find dissected body parts and macabre baby bodies in containers interesting, well, then it is a must see. Most of the museum shows clothing a...  more »