Russian Vodka Museum, St. Petersburg

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Explore the history of one of Russia's most famous products at Russian Vodka Museum, home to an extensive collection of bottles, accessories, and types of the well-known spirit. Produced in Eastern Europe and Russia since medieval times, the drink today has become an integral part of national culture. Visit the museum and learn about vodka's influence on rural and urban regions alike, and why it was considered valuable enough to be used as currency. Join a guided tour for more information about vodka's production, use, and origins. Try some of the "little water" for yourself in the museum's tasting room, where after the tour you can sample three varieties of the drink. Keep in mind that information about the displays is in Russian only. Take a look at our St. Petersburg trip planner to schedule your visit to Russian Vodka Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I made the restaurant not the bar Museum. Map of 250 vodkas to taste like the Russians with lard (salo) of fish chips fees frozen .of the salad of harends etc... to do!
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  • and may freeze for a few hours! A lot of information carefully and lovingly compiled exhibition. Maybe not too many unique exhibits, but also interesting and informative! Not expect such from the Museum "in the restaurant"!
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  • Interesting museums if you take the audioguide (though the french translation is sometimes not accurate but...)! You won't learn a lot about the origin of vodka (apparently it is not really known) but...  more »
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  • No English card inside so if you can't read Russian then you will need the guide. And a live guide is much more better than the audio guide. Highly recommend to add some more money for the tasting!
  • If you don't speak Russian, take a Guide! A lot of good informations about history! Thanks!!!
  • The guide was giving another tour when we arrived so we had a snack in the attached restaurant while waiting. It is a little bit expensive but you get 200 rub off the entry fee if you order in the restaurant so bear that in mind. The tour itself was really interesting, I'd recommend getting the guide with tasting rather than just an audio. You try 3 vodkas at the end with snacks, and you get a really interesting insight into Russian culture. I would recommend visiting this museum.
  • It's a small place but it was fun. It's a shame that turists who dont speak russian can't understand anything without a guide.. Who by the way wasn't cheap. In my opinion if you don't understand russian or you don't have someone to translate for you whats written, then it's not worth it.
  • Nice little museum with interesting info and fun facts about vodka!

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