The exhibition "History of the Peter and Paul Fortress" is one of the museums in the Peter and Paul Fortress (Zayachy Ostrov) St. Petersburg.
The exhibition "History of the Peter and Paul Fortress" is located in a historical building on the territory of the fortress-the Neva Curtain, which is part of the fortress wall and the former defensive structure of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
In the Neva Curtain there is the eponymous Nevsky Gate, which is also known as the"Gate of Death". Learn more about the Nevsky Gate…
Also in the curtin, two-tier casemates have been recreated and museumed, a museum has been opened and exhibition rooms of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg have been equipped. Learn more about the Neva Curtain...
Exhibition " History of the Peter and Paul Fortress»
The exhibition is dedicated to and tells the guests the history of the Peter and Paul Fortress, which is a historical and architectural monument and one of the main attractions of St. Petersburg.
- models and other materials on the basis of which the elements of fortifications that were lost during the more than three hundred years of the monument's existence were recreated.
The layout of the Peter and Paul Fortress, as it looked in the middle of the 18th century
The layout of the small bridge over the fortress canal, as it looked in 1789. In 1880-1882, the fortress canal was filled in, and the bridges over the canal were dismantled.
The exhibition is accompanied by information stands and materials; multimedia programs. On the screen in the exhibition halls, you can see how the Peter and Paul Fortress was built and trace its main stages in the history of St. Petersburg.
Entrance to the exhibition "The History of the Peter and Paul Fortress" is paid. You can buy a ticket only for the exhibition or a complex ticket to visit other museums of the Peter and Paul Fortress, including Peter and Paul Cathedral with the Grand Ducal Tomb, Trubetskoy Bastion Prison, Museum of Science and Technology, etc.
There is an audio tour of the exposition for mobile devices.
There are guided tours of the exposition, which are included in the price of a separate or complex ticket.
The opening hours of the exhibition and the time of excursions to the exhibition, the cost and conditions of visiting, as well as other information, are recommended to check on the official website of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, which includes most of the museums on the territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress, including the exhibition "The History of the Peter and Paul Fortress".
Museum website: spbmuseum.
The entrance to the territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress is free (free of charge).
You can also visit the Peter and Paul Fortress with one of the excursions
Nearest metro stations: "Gorkovskaya" and "Sportivnaya".
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