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Russian Museum of Ethnography

Russian Museum of Ethnography is one of the largest ethnographic museums in Europe. Its funds preserve cultural monuments of 157 peoples of Eurasia (territory of the former Russian Empire). Most of the exhibits date back to the 19th early 20th cc. The museum offers expositions featuring traditional culture of the nations of Russia, Ukraine, Byelorussia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, as well as the exposition The Slavs of the Eastern Europe. Man in Ethno-Cultural Space. The museum also has a rich collection of photographs and negatives including pictures of the 19th century and a curious fund of ethnographic drawings, graphics and paintings.

The exhibition of articles made of precious metals enjoys utter popularity of the public.

Site of the museum: www.ethnomuseum.ru

Tel. (812) 313-4421

Address: 191011, 4/1, Inzhenernaya Str. (nearby the Russian Museum)

Getting there:

How to get: Nevsky Prospect or Gostiny Dvor metro stations, then trolleybus 5, 7, 10, 14, 22 or tram 2, 34, 13, 14, 53 to Sadovaya Ulitsa stop, or bus 3, 6, 714, 22, 25, 26, 27, 44, 45, 70 to Ulitsa Mikhailovsakya stop.





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