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Naval Museum in Old Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns: Tours & Tickets

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“Under restoration”
15 May 2019
“A little underwhelming”
Housed in a white-columned, Greek- and Roman-style building, this museum will delight any naval enthusiast with over 800,000 exhibits, including the actual boat on which Peter the Great learned to sail. The red rostral columns, with gas torches at...more
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Birzhevaya Square, 4 | Strelka, Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
Vasilyevsky Island
+7 812 303-85-11
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately for us the building was being renovated when we visited. Situated in the fork in the river you have great views of the Winter Palace, Hermitage and Peter and Paul Fortress. Nice to have a quick walk about.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 15 May 2019

The old stock exchange was a little underwhelming considering we’d just seen the spectacular Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum. If you have the time, they’re worth walking past but I certainly wouldn’t rush back.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank shannonp0909
Reviewed 29 July 2018

There are several of these fine columns dotted along the river, and they relate to the naval history of SPB. They are beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The rostrum columns depicts the metallurgical skills of Russia. It's decorated well and across the magnificent Greek inspired old stock exchange building is situated.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yesarar
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This Greek influenced design has a full portico held up by brilliantly white columns. It is just across the street from the Rostral columns and park setting. After 200 years, it has had several uses and now is transitioning back to a commodities exchange. Of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Got there by bus and got off at Universiteskaya. The Rostral Columns were lit with fire for Navy Day celebration.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Quack H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The nice Naval Museum (old Stock Exchange) on Vasilievsky Island is a landmark for tourists. The beautiful garden in front of the museum and the two Rostral Columns opposite are targets for photographers as well. This Old Stock Exchange has been converted into sailors' club...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Reviewed 29 June 2017

St.petersburg says that, it was a kind of light for ship which find the city! this is 2 columns! some times fired on it! it is free activities

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mmi1360
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Works as a nice view over the river, unique in its design.The columns were built as beacons to guide the constantly growing number of ships during St. Petersburg's long dark nights.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Old Stock Exchange has a beautiful park in front of it. The Old Stock Exchange building is a beautiful piece of Greek architecture. It is the main building in an architectural complex located on the spit of Vasilyevsky Island. Nearby there are the Rostral...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mazmannan
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