ACADEMY OF ARTS MUSEUM

17 Universitetskaya Nab. Tel. 323 6496, 323 3578 M: Vasileostrovskaya. Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.



ANNA AKHMATOVA MUSEUM AT THE FOUNTAIN HOUSE

34 Fontanka River, entrance from 53 Liteiny Pr. M: Gostiny Dvor, Mayakovskaya. Tel. 272 2211. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Monday; 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the last Wednesday of every month. www.akhmatova.spb.ru



ARTILLERY MUSEUM

(Military Historical Museum of Artillery and Engineers) 7 Alexandrovsky Park, M: Gorkovskaya. Tel. 232 0296, 610 3301. Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed last Thursday of each month.

Samurai: The Art of War. Decorative art, sculpture, painting, graphics, objects.
May 12 through September 30

ALEXANDER BLOK APARTMENT MUSEUM

57 Ul. Dekabristov, M: Sadovaya, Sennaya Ploshchad. Tel. 713 8631. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Wednesday.



BOTANIC GARDEN

2 Professora Popova Ul. M: Petrogradskaya. Tel. 234 1764. Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Friday, Monday. www.binran.ru



ISAAK BRODSKY APARTMENT MUSEUM

3 Pl. Iskusstv. M: Nevsky Prospekt. Tel 314 3658. Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.



LIVE BUTTERFLY MUSEUM

3 Muchnoi Pereulok, M: Sadovaya, Sennaya Ploshchad. Tel. 310 5847. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. www.i-butterfly.ru.



CHALIAPIN MANSION AND MUSEUM OF RUSSIAN OPERA

26 Ulitsa Graftio, M: Petrogradskaya. Tel. 234 1056. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Boris Chaliapin. Painting.
May 19 through December 9

DECORATIVE AND APPLIED ARTS MUSEUM

13 Solyanoi Pereulok. M: Nevsky Prospekt, Chernyshevskaya. Tel. 273 3258. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.



DERZHAVIN MUSEUM

118 Nab. Reki Fontanki. M: Tekhnologichesky Institut, Sennaya Ploshchad. Tel. 713 0717. Tuesday to Sunday, 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

NEW! The Godlike Tsarevna. Catherine the Great in the poetry of Gavriil Derzhavin and Alexander Pushkin. Objects.
July 3 through September 25

NEW! Cove. Decorative art.
July 3 through July 13

DOLL MUSEUM

8 Kamskaya Ulitsa, M: Vasileostrovskaya. Tel. 327 7224. Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Master classes in making dolls are held on Saturdays at 10 a.m.

Money Box Philosophy. Objects.
May 5 through September 9

DOSTOEVSKY APARTMENT MUSEUM

5/2 Kuznechny Pereulok, M: Vladimirskaya. Tel. 571 4031. Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. www.md.spb.ru.

The Logics of Dream: Olga Afanasyeva and Natalya Rozhkova. Collages.
June 6 through June 27

Dostoevsky Day. Photo.
May 18 through July 18

SIGMUND FREUD MUSEUM OF DREAMS

18a Bolshoi Prospekt, Petrograd Side. M: Sportivnaya. Tel. 456 2290. Tuesday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. www.freud.ru

Dreams-Remembrances: Jean-Robert Franco (France). Videoart.
June 10 through July 13

HEROIC DEFENDERS OF LENINGRAD MUSEUM MONUMENT

Ploshchad Pobedy. M: Moskovskaya. Tel. 371 2951, 373 6563. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday). Closed Wednesday and the last Tuesday of every month.



HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY MUSEUM

23 Professora Popova Ul. Tel. 346 1850. Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.



HISTORY OF RELIGION MUSEUM

14/5 Pochtamtskaya Ulitsa. M: Nevsky Prospekt / Sennaya Ploshchad, Sadovaya. Tel. 571 0495, 314 5838. Daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Wednesday.

NEW! The Private Life of the Virgin Mary. Russian icons, painting, graphics, sculpture.
June 28 through November 19

HISTORY OF ST. PETERSBURG MUSEUM

Peter and Paul Fortress. M: Gorkovskaya. Tel. 230 6431. Daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (6 p.m. Tuesday). Closed Wednesday. www.spbmuseum.ru.

Permanent Collection The St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, housing the graves of most of the Romanov dynasty; History of the Mint; Museum of Old Petersburg; and more. Exhibits are housed in various locations in the Peter and Paul Fortress. The History of the Trubetsky Bastion Prison 1872-1921: The Peter and Paul Fortress was Imperial St. Petersburg’s main jail and this exhibition tells the story of the famous revolutionaries and opponents of the Tsar who were imprisoned there. The Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Great Princely Necropolis of the House of Romanov: The story of the last resting place of the Romanov Dynasty from Peter the Great to Nicholas II, who was finally reinterred here in 1998.


Auguste Rodin. Sculpture.
June 15 through August 15

Sky Line. Petersburg Panoramas of the 18th to 21st centuries. Graphics, objects, painting.
June 11 through August 31

Conceded to Visit... Photo.
June 8 through September 8

HISTORY OF ST. PETERSBURG MUSEUM: MUSEUM OF PRINTING

32 Naberezhnaya Reki Moiki. Tel. 312 0977. Daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Friday). Closed Wednesday.



HISTORY OF ST. PETERSBURG MUSEUM: RUMYANTSEV MANSION

44 Angliiskaya Naberezhnaya. M: Vasileostrovskaya, Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 571 7544. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Tuesday). Closed Wednesday and the last Tuesday of each month. www.spbmuseum.ru



KIROV APARTMENT MUSEUM

26/28 Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt. M: Gorkovskaya, Petrogradskaya. Tel. 346 0217. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Wednesday.



KONSTANTINOVSKY PALACE

3 Beryozovaya Alley, korp. 1, Strelna. Tel. 421 4289.

Northern Soul festival. Painting, graphics, sculpture.
May 24 through June 30

KRASIN ICE-BREAKER MUSEUM

Nab. Leitenanta Shmidta, near the 23rd Line of Vasilyevsky Island. M: Vasileostrovskaya. Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.



KUNSTKAMERA

3 Universitetskaya Nab. Tel. 328 1412. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Monday and the last Thursday of each month. www.kunstkamera.ru



MATYUSHIN MUSEUM OF THE ST. PETERSBURG AVANT-GARDE

10 Ul. Professora Popova. M: Petrogradskaya. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., (5 p.m. Tuesday). Closed Wednesday.

Futurism Through the Eyes of Residents. Graphics.
May 17 through August 26

MILITARY MEDICINE MUSEUM

2 Lazaretny Pereulok. M: Pushkinskaya. Tel. 315 5358, 315 7287. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday). Closed Sunday.



MUSIC MUSEUM AT THE SHEREMETYEV PALACE

34 Nab. Reki. Fontanki. Tel. 272 4441. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.



NIKOLAI NEKRASOV APARTMENT MUSEUM

36 Liteiny Prospekt. M: Chernyshevskaya. Tel. 272 0165. Daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday and the last Friday of every month.



VLADIMIR NABOKOV APARTMENT MUSEUM

47 Bolshaya Morskaya. Tel. 315 4713, 717 4502. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at weekends). Closed Monday. www.nabokovmuseum.org

NEW! Two Artists: Georgy “Gaga” Kovenchuk and Alexei Kulbin. Painting.
July 2 through July 20

POLITICAL HISTORY OF RUSSIA MUSEUM

2/4 Ulitsa Kuibysheva. M: Gorkovskaya. Tel. 233 7052. Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Thursday and the last Monday of the month.

The Secret of the Twelve-Year War. Dedicated to the 1812 French invasion of Russia and Russian military reconnaissance. Objects.
June 16 through September 16

POLITICAL POLICE MUSEUM

6 Admiralteisky Prospekt. M: Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 312 2742. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.



POPOV CENTRAL MUSEUM OF COMMUNICATIONS

3 Pochtamtsky Pereulok. Tel. 323 9718. Tuesday through Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed the last Thursday of each month. www.rustelecom-museum.ru



PUSHKIN APARTMENT MUSEUM

12 Nab. Reki Moika. Tel. 571 3801. Daily 11 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed Tuesday.

Alexander Pushkin in the Art of Mikhail Anikushin. Sculpture.
June 6 through September 15

RAZNOCHINNY PETERSBURG MUSEUM

7 Bolshoi Kazachy Pereulok. M: Pushkinskaya. Tel. 572 1932. Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed last Thursday of the month.

The World and Peace. The war of 1812 through the eyes of St. Petersburg. Installation.
June 9 through July 1

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV APARTMENT MUSEUM

28 Zagorodny Prospekt, Courtyard. M: Dostoyevskaya. Tel. 713 3208, 315 3975. Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed last Friday of each month.

Sadko. Part of the “Rimsky-Korsakov and Belsky. Opera Masterpieces” cycle. Decorations, costume sketches, photo.
March 17 through October 28

NIKOLAI ROERICH APARTMENT MUSEUM

1 Line 18, V.O. Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tel. 325 4413. www.roerich.spb.ru

The Poetry of Myths. Images from Azeri poetry, painting and graphics.
March 16 through October 10

RUSSIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM

4/1 Inzhenernaya Ul. M: Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 313 4421. Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Monday and the last Friday of each month.



URBAN SCULPTURE MUSEUM. NEW EXHIBITION HALL

179 Nevsky Prospekt. Entrance through 2 Chernoretsky Pereulok. Tel. 274 3860. Daily, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Thursday, Friday.



SIEGE AND DEFENSE OF LENINGRAD MUSEUM

8 Solyanoi Pereulok. Tel. 275 7208. Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., (3 p.m. Tuesday). Closed Wednesday and the last Thursday of every month.



STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM

1 Palace Square. M: Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 571 3420, 571 3465. Daily, 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Sunday). Closed Monday. www.hermitagemuseum.org

Permanent Collection Three million items in six buildings along the Neva and around Palace Square. Unless otherwise stated, temporary exhibitions are displayed in the Winter Palace, the museum’s main building.


NEW! Santiago Calatrava. The Quest for Movement. Kinetic sculptures, mobile architectural models and suspended structures by the Spanish architect, engineer and sculptor.
June 27 through September 30

NEW! Hatch: Tony Cragg (U.K.) Sculpture.
June 30 through September 10

NEW! Tilos. Journeying to the Next World. Objects.
July 3 through September 30

NEW! The Collection of George Machere and Nadia Volkonskaya. Painting, graphics. In the foyer of the Hermitage Theater.
June 30 through July 22

Only Writings Sound. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the historian and collector Nikolai Likhachev. Objects.
April 21 through July 22

STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM



Surimono. Poetic Congratulations. Japanese engravings on wood.
March 7 through September 2

STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM: MENSHIKOV PALACE

15 Universitetskaya Nab. M: Vasileostrovskaya. Tel. 323 1112. Daily, 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Sunday). Closed Monday.



STATE RUSSIAN MUSEUM

2 Inzhenernaya Ul. M: Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 314 3448, 595 4248. Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Monday). Closed Tuesday. www.rusmuseum.ru/eng

Permanent Collection The world’s finest and most extensive collection of works by Russian artists, from 12th-century icons to some of the latest movements in contemporary art exhibited in the Mikhailovsky Palace and in associated buildings listed below.


NEW! Realism in Russian Art of the Late 20th Century. Helium Korzhev, Aleksei and Sergei Tkachev, Valentin Sidorov and others. Painting.
July 4 through September 2

Mikhail Nesterov. Painting.
April 5 through August 5

STATE RUSSIAN MUSEUM: MARBLE PALACE

5/1 Millionnaya Ul. M: Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 312 9196. Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Monday). Closed Tuesday. A branch of the State Russian Museum.

NEW! Christian Schutz (Germany). Painting, graphics, installation.
June 28 through July 23

NEW! Maxim Kantor. Graphics.
June 20 through July 23

STATE RUSSIAN MUSEUM: MIKHAILOVSKY (ENGINEERS’) CASTLE

2 Sadovaya Ulitsa. M: Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 313 4112. Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Monday). Closed Tuesday. A branch of the State Russian Museum.

NEW! Howard Buffett (U.S.) Photo.
June 7 through August 13

STATE RUSSIAN MUSEUM: STROGANOV PALACE

17 Nevsky Prospekt. Tel. 571 2360. Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. Monday). Closed Tuesday. A branch of the State Russian Museum.

Mikhail Schwarzman and his Pupils. Graphics.
May 24 through June 25

THEATRICAL AND MUSICAL ART MUSEUM

6 Ostrovskogo Pl. Tel. 315 5243. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Tuesday.

Belles of the Russian Stage. Beauty Without Photoshop. Photos of leading Russian actresses and ballet dancers from the late 19th-early 20th centuries.
April 27 through August 12

TOY MUSEUM

32 Nab. Reki Karpovki. Entrance from Vsevolod Vishnevsky Ul. M: Petrogradskaya, Chkalovskaya. Tel. 234 4312. Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Monday and last Tuesday of the month.



YUSUPOVSKY PALACE

94 Nab. Reki. Moiki. M: Sennaya Ploshchad, Sadovaya. Tel. 314 9883. Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. http://yusupov-palace.ru