Political Petersburg


Museum of Political History is located in the former mansion of Mathilda Kshesinskaya, the prima ballerina at the Mariinskiy and ex-mistress of Nicholas II, the last Russian emperor.

There are 500,000 exhibits on display. Among the most interesting items are signed decree from Napoleon and the correspondence of Mikhail Gorbachev.

On the way to the museum we will visit ‘Solovetsky Stone’ a monument devoted to all victims of Solovki prison camp, part of the Soviet Gulag system.

We will also see Communal House for the Society of Political Prisoners constructed in constructivist style to accommodate victims of imperial regime.

The tour does not include a tour inside the cruiser Aurora but can be added upon a request.

Duration 3 hours

Prices (in US dollars)

Group size 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Price per person 143 185 237 278 320 362 413 455 497 538

What's included

  • Guide service for the whole tour
  • Transport by modern, air conditioned vehicle for the whole tour
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the main Hermitage complex (it doesn’t include the collection of Impressiomists)
  • Photo permission at all sites
  • Bottled water (1 bottle per person)
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Maps of the city

What's not included

  • Meals (lunch costs about 15 USD)
  • Souvenirs. Both can be paid by credit card

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