The Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg

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Learn about one of Russia's most-celebrated writers at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, 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. A visit to The Anna Akhmatova Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our St. Petersburg tour planner to plot your vacation.
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  • It is a must-see museum to visit. It captures the atmosphere of the darkest years of the Great Purges. The Akhmatova's museum is on the upper floor. On the floor there is a Joseph Brodsky...  more »
  • I thought the entrance was from the Fontanka but a lady directed me to Liteyney Prospekt and I found the sign and the traditional St Petersburg archway into a garden and signs to her house...  more »
  • This museum is in a really lovely garden square with interesting (in Russian) graffiti on the surrounding walls. Liteyny Prospect (avenue) is a really nice street with some good bars and cafes  more »

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