What will you see in the Museum of Political History of Russia?
Chronologically, the Museum's collection covers the period of Russian history beginning with the reign of Catherine II and continuing until the most recent events in the political life of Russia. The most significant monuments of the XVIII century include documents on the legislative activities of Catherine II, the events of the French revolution. The events of the XIX century are represented by complexes of exhibits dedicated to the era of the "The Great reforms" of Alexander II, the Witte reforms, as well as the activities of Zemstvo institutions. A large complex of exhibits reveals the activities of the highest state bodies of the Russian Empire — the State Council and the state Duma. The Museum's collections contain materials about the coronations of the last three emperors, about the origin and development of socio-political movements — starting from the Decembrists and including all socio-political movements and parties in Russia of the late XIX — early XX centuries.
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Museum of Political History of Russia location
Adress: 2−4 Kuibysheva Street Nearest metro station: Gorkovskaya Public transport: Bus: № 49 to the stop "Trinity square" Tram: № 3, № 6, № 40 to the stop "Trinity square"
Opening hours: MON: 10:00 am — 6:00 pm TUE: 10:00 am — 6:00 pm WED: 10:00 am — 8:00 pm THU IS DAY OFF FRI: 10:00 am — 8:00 pm SAT: 10:00 am — 6:00 pm SUN: 10:00 am — 6:00 pm
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A unique collection of political artifacts of Russia
The State Museum of the Political History of Russia is located in the center of St. Petersburg in the old mansions of the Art Nouveau era, owned by ballerina M.F. Kshesinsky and timber industry V.E. Brant. The main museum building houses the main expositions and temporary exhibitions. The modern large-scale exposition "Man and Power in Russia in the XIX — XXI Centuries" is the center that connects all the museum's expositions. Visit the Museum of Political History of Russia and find out how the political regimes of Russia developed and changed.
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