Pushkin, Leontievskaya st., 28
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Weekend
10:00 – 17:10
Full - 120 rubles, preferential - 50 rubles.
The historical and literary museum is located in one of the oldest buildings in the city of Pushkin, built in the Empire style, designed by architect V.P. Stasov to house the city police. The building is part of the architectural ensemble of the central city Cathedral Square - from the windows of the museum opens magnificent views of the Catherine Cathedral.
The museum exposition tells about the history of urban life: educational institutions, hospitals, police, temples of Tsarskoye Selo on the basis of documents, photographs, works of fine art and household items. Visitors learn an urban history from the time the founding of the ministerial settlement of the 18th century to the period of its highest prosperity during the reign of Emperor Nicholas II, when the multifaceted architectural appearance of a small palace city was finally formed.