Interesting tour of what remains of the original Raketa watch factory, including their own little museum and shop. If you are a watch enthusiast you’ll love it, and definitely something a bit different in St Petes. We went here after Peterhof - 20 mins walk...More
Found this by chance, but understood I had to do it. As the tour was in English, it was just for us (the russian tours are always ~10 people +). Through our guides, we learnt about what Raketa was, is and will be, and we...More
This is a great opportunity for anyone to learn about Russian manufacturing history and Soviet watchmaking. Highly recommended! Our group of four people rally enjoyed it :)
Very interested visit, we seen old and new watch collection (you can buy new one). People of factory do the visit in english. During visit you can see old machine to make watch and worker in activity. Difficult to find the small entry but the...More
Great tour in their museum and as well as watch factory, you can also buy watches directly from them. Good English speaking guides and they're also nice and friendly. Highly recommended! Email them directly to book for the tour.
Did this visit after our visit to Peterhof. My recommendation is to email first and they will send you a map. It is not easy to find, though if you follow the map precisely you will not have any problem! Do not expect a Rolex...More
First warning: not your typical watch museum. It might be challenging to find and the way to go there is quite "scary" as you need to pass car workshop which used to be part of the factory during prime time. Despite all the challenges, I...More
We toured the watch factory because I am a bit of a watch enthusiast and wanted to purchase a Russian watch while in Russia. I wanted the Raketa brand because I appreciate the fact that it is one of only four brands in the world...More
This is a very interesting watch factory. It is 300 years old. You can see how watchmakers produce all the components of watch mechanical movements. The guide speaks excellent English and is very kind. This was my best visit in Saint Petersbourg. It is really...More
this museum is very nice and the worker are kind! you can find every details of watch! (about 240 ps)
Thank you for coming. I hope one day we will open a shop in Iran !