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Saint-Petersburg / St. Petersburg Museums

Central Naval Museum

5 Pl. Truda
303 8513
Central Naval Museum: Museums, Saint-Petersburg

Type: St. Petersburg Museums
Open: W-Su 11 am-6 pm

One of the first museums in Russia and one of the world’s largest naval museums, with a huge collection of artefacts, models and paintings reflecting the development of Russian naval traditions and the history of the Russian Navy. The museum’s permanent display includes such relics as Peter the Great’s little boat, Catherine II’s marine throne, trophies captured in sea battles, the personal belongings of prominent Russian and Soviet naval commanders, paintings by Ivan Ayvazovsky, Alexey Bogolyubov, Lev Lagorio and other marine artists, ship sculpture, navigational instruments, naval equipment and machinery from the 17th to 20th centuries and numerous models of ships. The current temporary exhibitions are: “Alexey Bogolyubov: Seaman and Artist”, “Oskar von Kremer – Finnish Admiral of the Russian Imperial Navy” and “Pacific Squadrons: Masterpieces of Ship Modelling from the Central Naval Museum’s Collection (Turtle Collection)”. Guided tour office:

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