Museums & mansions
Your personal guide will show you the Rumyantsev Mansion with its interiors recreated according to the 1880s designs, and exhibitions telling of the city’s Soviet period. You will also hear exciting stories about the building itself and its prominent owners.
Route and content of the tour
After the mansion on Angliyskaya Naberezhnaya was, in 1802, acquired by the renowned educator and philanthropist, Count Nikolai Rumyantsev, it had been reconstructed by architect Vasyli Glinka to accommodate Russia’s first public museum that was unveiled on November 23, 1831.
In 1938, it became home for the Museum of the History and Development of Leningrad that has been incorporated into the State Museum of the History of St. Peterrsburg.
In 2003, the mansion’s interiors were recreated according to the 1880s designs. One of its rooms features an 18-sq. meter mirror, the city’s largest one made of a solid glass plate.
Attention! Your visit to the Russian Museum can be included in any of our other St. Petersburg tours you have bought.
Admission is not included. We can buy tickets for you beforehand so that you avoid the queues or on-line routine.
To choose a convenient date and time for your tour, please book it no later than 24 hours before its beginning. Otherwise, the schedule will depend on the availability of our guides.
If you change your mind, and want to cancel your tour after you have paid for it, you will get your money back.
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