Saint Petersburg



Saint-Petersburg / St. Petersburg Museums

Museum of the History of Religion

Address:
14/5 Pochtamtskaya Ul.
Phone:
314 5838, 315 3080
Website:
gmir.ru
 
 
Museum of the History of Religion: Museums, Saint-Petersburg


Type: St. Petersburg Museums
Open: Th-M 10 am-6 pm (the ticket office closes at 5 pm), Tu 1 pm-9 pm (the ticket office — till 8 pm)

The only museum in Russia and one of the few in the world that trace the history of the origins and development of religion. Around 200,000 exhibits, the oldest dating from the 6th millennium BC. Permanent display devoted to archaic beliefs, the religions of the Ancient World, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism and Christianity. “The Silver Storeroom”: open storage of precious metals. New section in the permanent display: “Religions of the East: Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism”. Open storage funds: “The Masonic Collection of the Museum of the History of Religion” (by prior arrangement).

Events

 
 
19.05.2016
 
 
23.07.2015

On the Map

What Is Nearby?

Best Places by Where Rating



Magazine
Where St.Petersburg

October 2018



© 2012-2013, LLC Travel-Press
The Website and and all of its sub-domains including all databases are the intellectual property of “Travel-Press” LLC and protected by law.
The Website may contain content that is not intended for persons under 16 years old.