The State Museum of the Political History of Russia, St. Petersburg
(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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  • As we entered the museum, a large group of Russian military cadets was leaving. We figured that was a sign this museum was worth a visit, and indeed it was. You have a choice of two audio tours in Eng...  more »
  • This museum has reasonable prices and is one of the most interesting in St Petersburg. A newly refurbished, incredibly detailed museum, a lover of Soviet history will be in their element here. It is s...  more »
  • All events are presented in an unbiased statement and each visitor can assess events. Carried out a colossal collection of exhibits, accompanied by audio and video carriers.
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