The State Museum of the Political History of Russia, St. Petersburg

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4.3/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Learn about the evolving political systems and the lives of statesmen from the end of the 18th century through the beginning of the 21st at The State Museum of the Political History of Russia. Housed in two historical mansions, the museum features approximately 500,000 items, such as posters, pamphlets, propaganda, porcelain, and revolutionary banners. Gain insight into the daily lives of people, including dissidents and prisoners of the gulag. See an office typical of a 1950s bureaucrat. Among thousands of original documents, keep an eye out for Napoleon's signed decree and Gorbachev's letters. Put The State Museum of the Political History of Russia at the forefront of your travel plans using our St. Petersburg holiday planner.
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  • Wanted to visit him and remained in awe of this museum. Very interesting and informative Museum. Many different interactive booths, video and audio materials, documentation, photographic archives, original exhibits. Totally cute in those or other political events. Concise and understandable description of history since the reign of Catherine the great to the present day. I advise you to descend, especially those of the ancient proverb History Museum is located in a beautiful building-townhouse ballerina of the Mariinsky Theater Matilda Kshesinskaya, the Museum has a separate exhibition dedicated to this beautiful woman, you know its an interesting life story, about her novel with the Russian Emperor. During one visit to cover all unreal) and a wonderful addition had good luck by chance get on Chamber music concert.
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  • I stood in Lenins study where he directed the revolution from. So much history that has shaped our world. A very honest appraisal of 20th century Russian history. 
  • Absolutely fabulous museum! Newly renovated building where Lenin had his original working office and from this room he was speaking to solders and masses leading them during the revolution 1917. Well ...  read more »
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