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St. Petersburg off the beaten path

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St. Petersburg off the beaten path
St. Petersburg is full of Soviet-era curiosities and fun, creative modern diversions.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Russian Vodka Museum
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Russian Vodka Museum

Russian Vodka Museum reopened in a new location at Number 4 Konnogvardeysky Boulevard under the same roof with the new restaurant "Russian VodkaRoom No. 1"Restaurant and museum complex is situated in the very heart of St. Petersburg near St. Isaac’s Square in the historical building of Headquarters and Stables of the Horse Guard Regiment.Russian Vodka Museum is the first museum in... More

Russian Vodka Museum reopened in a new location at Number 4 Konnogvardeysky Boulevard under the same roof with the new restaurant "Russian VodkaRoom No. 1"Restaurant and museum complex is situated in the very heart of St. Petersburg near St. Isaac’s Square in the historical building of Headquarters and Stables of the Horse Guard Regiment.Russian Vodka Museum is the first museum in Russia and in the world dedicated exclusively to Vodka. Its exhibition tells about the drink which has been an integral part and essential attribute of Russian life for centuries. Russian Vodka Museum is a member of "Museum Quarter. St.Petersburg." The museum gives a fascinating insight into the Russian history, culture and drinking traditions. During the guided tour around museum our guests will hear about the vodka’s origin, Russian dining traditions, Russian vodka Kings, and get to understand close link between the history of the Russian State and the history of this strong drink. Less

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Kunstkammer Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera)
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Kunstkammer Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera)

The eccentricities of Peter the Great are revealed at this museum he established in 1714 where his bizarre collection of vital organs, deformed skeletons, a two-faced calf and more are displayed in the Round Room.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Vladimir Nabokov Museum
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Vladimir Nabokov Museum

This museum devoted to the famous author offers a window into Nabokov's life, including some of his books, his butterfly collection and his drawings of butterflies.

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Dostoevsky Museum
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Dostoevsky Museum

This is the apartment where Dostoevsky wrote The Brothers Karamazov. It's been restored to look as it did when he died here in 1881.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Peter's Cabin
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Peter's Cabin

The very first house in St. Petersburg is a small, wooden cabin that Peter the Great inhabited for five years, and is now filled with some of his original belongings.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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