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Cruiser Aurora: Tours & Tickets

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Climb aboard this massive training ship which belonged to the Baltic Fleet and played a key role in the start of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Petrovskaya / Petrogradskaya Emb. | Gorkovskaya Metro, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting as it's the ship that fired the first shot of the Bolshevik attack on the Winter Palace during the October Revolution. It looks exactly like you'd expect a warship to be and you can easily view it from the quayside. It's now a museum...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BackinBracknell
Reviewed 1 week ago

First saw this from our hotel window and had to go and have a closer look. Wonderful piece of wartime history to look at but didn't go inside. Also gets lit up at night.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the cruiser, Aurora on a recent call to St Petersburg. We only had time to view the exterior on this occassion but hopefully next time we will be able to visit the inside too.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Linda A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to see the cruiser early in the morning before other groups of tourists were getting off their buses, but then it was closed to see inside

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank shaghayeghkoup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A number of old ships have been turned in to museums and this is a good one although we have been on better ones else where. It was busy when we went and we felt a little rushed through the tour. One thing to be...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 4 September 2019

And this time I finally entered in the ship. You have to check opening days. It is very interesting museum inside.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

Purportedly, the Russian Revolution of 1917 started with a blank shot fired from the battleship aurora, which was meant to be a signal to the Bolsheviks to storm the winter palace. A photo stop for history buffs.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Krishhere
Reviewed 4 August 2019

Everyone who visits Saint-Petersburg is supposed to see Cruiser Aurora. But when You want to get on the board (take an excursion, go to engine room) it's impossible to call anybody to get any information. Also, once we couldn't reach Aurora's board, because it was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

Cruiser Aurora is a very big ship, which has a very important role in the Russian Revolution, because it shot to go to the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg and begin the Revolution. In fact, here you can learn about this important role of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

I don't remember reading anything about closing day at AVRORA. I saw her onlt from the outside... she is magnificent, brilliant, beloved.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Petros H
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hanpinn
2 December 2017|
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Response from Elena K | Reviewed this property |
ENTRANCE FEE (for free visit without excursions): Citizens of foreign countries with an examination of the main exposition: a) Adults - 600 rubles. from each visitor. b) Students, students - 400 rubles. from each visitor.
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Advance booking of excursions for groups by tel. (812) 303-85-13 2. EQUIPMENT SERVICE: 2.1. The cost of sightseeing services for visitors (citizens of foreign countries): Sightseeing tour: - Excursion in English (group... More
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