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Rumyantsev Mansion

Saint Petersburg | Histoire
Price
₽100 - ₽200
8 262 Votes
Presentation
Located in a beautiful neoclassical mansion on Angliyskaya Naberezhnaya - the English Embankment - this fascinating museum can lay claim to being the first privately-owned public museum in Russia.
Founded in the early 19th century by Count Nikolai Petrovich Rumyantsev, a prominent statesman and diplomat, it contained the vast collection of historical and cultural artifacts he had gathered over many years service in different European countries. On his death, the collection was moved to Moscow, and formed the basis of the Russian National Library.

In 1938, in recognition of the mansion's history, it began to be used as a museum of the history of St. Petersburg, but it was not until after the Second World War that the museum began to function fully. Today the museum has over 4000 exhibits charting different periods of the city's history, including a harrowing exhibition on the Siege of Leningrad, as well as a display that elucidates the history of the museum and the Ryumantsev family. For the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, several of the main rooms in the mansion were restored to their 19th century splendor.

There is plenty of interest to be seen here, including a wealth of historic photographs and documents. The mansion is also used regularly to host exhibitions by contemporary artists from Russia and beyond.
Hours

11:00 - 18:00

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Other information

Contact details

  • Name: Rumyantsev Mansion
  • Address: Galernaya ul., 45 - 190000 - Saint Petersburg - Russie
  • Phone: (7) 812 571-38-93

Activities

Exposition

Anna Grigoryeva

27/04/2016

Aleksey Evstifeev

02/01/2016

Julia Beliaeva

31/08/2015

Павел Хусу

08/06/2015

Olga Shirokova

12/05/2015

Denis Akhapkin

15/03/2015

Лера Тихонова

04/12/2014

Лю Ру

14/10/2014

Владимир Михайлов

05/09/2014

Grigoryevgeny

17/08/2014

Максим

16/08/2014

Ольга Петухова

15/06/2014

dina rodnina

27/11/2013

Svyatoslav Danilenko

08/07/2013

Kardinal

07/07/2013

nevolinа🌝 nevolina🌚

16/06/2013

Светлана Крючкова

29/09/2012

Владимир Рыбников

28/05/2012

Regina Podzorova

13/02/2012

Evgeniy Podkovyroff

17/08/2011