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Mendeleev Museum

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Address: Mendeleevskaya liniya 2 | metro Vasileostrovskaya, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
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Incredible! Best thing to do in St. Petersburg.

This is probably the best "museum" I have ever been to. It is very difficult to find, hidden away in the university buildings but well worth the effort. The museum is free to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best "museum" I have ever been to. It is very difficult to find, hidden away in the university buildings but well worth the effort. The museum is free to enter and run by some women who work in a back room of the museum. It consists of 6 rooms which are Mendeleev's old flat in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

Museum rooms are on the ground floor of a university building, and were not technically open, but we hired a guide for the day, and she was able to find it with no problem and allow us access with no admission fee. This is a series of six rooms that were Mendeleyev's actual apartment and workspace, and the place was... More 

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