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Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment

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Address: Naberezhnaya Reki Moyki 12, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Phone Number: +7 (812) 311-3531
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Description: Celebrated Russian poet Alexander Pushkin died tragically in this...
Celebrated Russian poet Alexander Pushkin died tragically in this apartment building, which is now a museum honoring his life and works.
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The apartment of Dotoivsky interesting , interesting to see how he lived there all those years , not fancy but is impressive. There are too many things around the room may have... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Herzlia, Israel
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Herzlia, Israel
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The apartment of Dotoivsky interesting , interesting to see how he lived there all those years , not fancy but is impressive. There are too many things around the room may have been unrelated or we did not understand what it is irrelevant displays the other floors . None of the employees do not know English so it is difficult... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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58 attraction reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

It has famous arts of Brulov, Ayvazovskiy, Ivanov, famous russian prtret artists. Russian empire's art momunemts and memorials are there. Strongly recomment to vist.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

That was probably the most emotional visit to a museum I've ever experienced. The woman guide told the story of the last days of Pushkin's life with so much quite passion as it's supposed to be when you're telling such a drama. I had tears in my eyes by the end. At first I wanted to hide them as I... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We were fortunate and had a private guide so they wasn't any waiting. Also they give you an explanation of the palace and museum. In the summer, it is very crowded.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

St. Petersburg has many rules for tourists and was not very friendly to visit. Let's say that this is not my favorite museum, lets resume with the picture that this is just a wanna be French museum. The organization for the entrance is horrible. We stood under the rain for an hour just to pass the main gates. The next... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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36 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place and small museum to visit - very emotional explanation from guide who really explain you this drama based on love and misunderstanding... I really enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This museum is amazing and the amber room is impressive , never expected to be so beautiful , also all the history behind it is amazing

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Paris
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I only knew half of Pushkin's story, and this museum - in fact, his last apartment where he actually dies - tells his story. The audio guide is well done, a bit on the dramatic side, but very touching and informative. Made me want to look up the whole story on wikipedia afterwards.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had just seen Catherines palace, and then we went to Pushkin, which was another palace that was bombed in the war, but was told was completely restored. I think it is hard for Pushkin to play second chair to Catherines, but it was a very nice place to visit. Im a history buff and really was taken by all... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Wonderful wonderful little museum. If you know Puskin's work and his story, then you will find this place fascinating.... a real insight into his life (even though he and his family stayed for such a short time here on the Moika). The collection is rich and the audio tour very clearly presented. A little dexterity might be needed to stay... More 

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