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25.02.2016

Have you already been to Kronshtadt? This small town is located only 300 km far from Saint-Petersburg and its fame resounded since its foundation up to nowadays. Kronshtadt is familiar to everyone more than 300 years. Peter the Great founded this town – fortress - port in 1704 for the protection of Saint-Petersburg against enemies from the Baltic Sea side as during this period the Great Northern War was running. And still the attention of the whole world is gained by this not big town.

Museums

 The History Kronshtadt Museum

P1180547The History Kronshtadt Museum was founded in July, 1991. Nowadays it consists of 2 expositions at different places:

1) Exposition "Kronshtadt - Fortress. Town. Port."

(Jakornaja Square 2a)

 

The museum offers a time travel to find out about more than 300 years history of Kronshtadt, about glorious traditions of the town - fortress and port - and to learn its place in the Russian history.

20140919_143355Nowadays the museum funds counts about 8 thousand items belonging to 18-20 centuries. They comprise a lot of interesting exhibits: the fort "Kronshlot" model, a piece of the first in Russia and in Kronshtadt water-pipe system and numerous photos, documents and antique household objects. An interactive Blockade Room is presented in the museum, too. A special attention is devoted to the events of the 20th century - Revolution 1905-1907, Civil War and Intervention, Kronshtadt Rebellion.
Photogallery

 

Entrance fee

Adults

100 rubles per person

Children below 12

50 rubles per person

Children below 7

free of charge

Excursions (in the Russian language)

Group below 15 persons

450 rubles

Group above 16 persons

30 rubles per person

 

The excursion lasts 45 minutes.
Note: entrance tickets are paid extra on the excursion.

 

Visitors with Petersburg Card get free admission to the museum during the card validity. For more details, please visit www.petersburgcard. com

 

Address: Kronshtadt, Jakornaja Square 2a

 

Phone: +7 (812) 435-08-73
E-mail: kronmus@yandex.ru
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-6pm, ticket office: Monday-Sunday 11am-5.30pm (Closed on Wednesday during winter)

 

 

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2) Exposition "History of Shipwrecks."

(Leningradskaja str. 2)

 

The exposition "The History of Shipwrecks" is located in the building of an old water pipe tower. It comprises unique items raised from the battleship Portsmouth, frigate Oleg, battleship Gangut and other warships and trade vessels. These weapon and household items lay on the bottom of the Gulf of Finland for over 300 years and they are witnesses of the past epochs and national heritage of Russia.

 

Huge horizontal sun dial, two fountains and the sculpture of the water-carrier are situated in the park nearby the museum.
Entrance fee

 

Adults

100 rubles per person

Children below 12

50 rubles per person

Children below 7

free of charge

Excursions (in the Russian language)

Group below 15 persons

450 rubles per group

Group above 16 persons

30 rubles per person

The excursion lasts 45 minutes.

 

Note: entrance tickets are paid extra on the excursion.

 

Visitors with Petersburg Card get free admission to the museum during the card validity. For more details, please visit www.petersburgcard. com

 

Address: Kronshtadt, Leningradskaja str.2

 

Phone: +7 (812) 311-95-90
E-mail: kronmus@yandex.ru
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-6pm, ticket office: Monday-Sunday 11am-5.30pm (Closed on Wednesday during winter)

    

 

 

The Memorial Flat of St.John of Kronshtadt

Posadskaya str. 21 flat 13

Opened in 1999 the memorial flat appears to be a pilgrim spot. Inside one can learn about life of a famous priest and participate in prayings. St.John of Kronshtadt had been living here for more than a half of a century. He prepared inspiring sermons and wrote his spiritual diary which later became a famous book. He founded churches, took part in charity. St.John of Kronshtadt still cures people from different illnesses.

    

Opening hours: Monday,Wednesday-Sunday 12am-17pm
Tel: +7 812 311-77-45, +7 812 311 87 02
Site: www.leushino.ru/kvartira/index.html

The Kronshtadt Sea Museum

Andreevskaya str. 5

The museum was founded in 2012 by public enthusiasts. The Kronshtadt Sea Museum  is aimed at historical and modern technic in diving, patriotical education. The exhibition inclides rare diving equipment and unique items connected with diving.
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Opening hours: Wednesday, Tuesday-Sunday 11a.m. - 18p.m.

Теl: +7 812 311-03-00