Excursion to the state Museum of political history of Russia
Sanitary day: First Monday of month
- St Petersburg
This guided tour by private car or bus to the State Museum of Political History of Russia will be interesting to those who are interested in history and politics of Russia since the times of the autocracy to "perestroika". You will see the items associated with the history of the revolutionary movement and political activities of the country and the life of the most famous historical figures of the past and the present. There are documents and personal belongings of N. Khrushchev, G. Zhukov, Yuri Gagarin, M. Gorbachev, A. Sobchak, Yavlinsky, G. Starovoitova and other outstanding public figures. During the last decades due to the researchers’ efforts and donators’ participation the museum has really turned into a unique Museum of Political History of Russia, and gathered a truly unique collection of artifacts which counts today about 500 000 units including materials since the reign of Catherine II to the present day, the relics concerning the Soviet period and modern history of Russia, materials telling about the centennial history of Russian Parliamentarism and activities of modern political parties and movements.