Saint Petersburg



Saint-Petersburg / St. Petersburg Museums

The National Congress Palace

Address:
25 Portovaya Ul., Strelna
Phone:
438 5419
Website:
konstantinpalace.ru
 
 
The National Congress Palace: Museums, Saint-Petersburg


Type: St. Petersburg Museums
Open: during spring-summer season Th-Su 11 am-5 pm

The dominant architectural feature of the complex is the Konstantinovsky Palace. The palace rooms feature a collection of 17th to 20th century Russian art, created over a period of 30 years by the well-known musicians Galina Vishnevskaya and Mstislav Rostropovich. The collection contains around 900 items. The painting and graphic art sections feature works by Valentin Serov, Karl Bryullov, Alexander Ivanov, Ilya Repin, Nikolay Rerikh, and others. Collection of porcelain. Bone carving from Kholmogory, enamel from Veliky Ustyug, objects of malachite, artistic glass, silver and bronze, pieces of furniture. “Secrets of St. Petersburg” from items in the “Naryshkin Hoard”: items from the “hoard of the century” found on 27 March 2012 during reconstruction of the Naryshkins’ mansion in 29 Ul. Chaykovskogo — more than 2000 items of silver produced in the 19th — early 20th century by best jewelers of famous Russian and European companies.

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