History Museums

As museums house things created in the past, nearly every museum can be said to be a “history museum.” This category here thus contains information on museums that cannot be more specifically categorized with other terms used on this site (such as museum reserves, ethnography museums, military museums, etc.) or which have significant displays devoted to political history.

Hermitage Restoration and Storage Centre

Tucked neatly away within Staraya Derevnya just outside the centre of Petersburg sits the Restoration and Storage Centre of the State Hermitage. While it may be only a short metro ride from the bustling Nevsky Prospekt, the Hermitage Storage Building itself is quiet and spacious, entirely free of the crowds that make the main Hermitage […]

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