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Museum of Urban Sculpture

Based around the cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, this idiosyncratic museum fulfills a variety of permanent functions and has a very varied program of temporary art exhibitions.

  • Exhibits at the Museum of Urban Sculpture in St Petersburg, Russia
    Exhibits at the Museum of Urban Sculpture
  • One of the exhibits in the Urban Sculpture Museum in Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    One of the exhibits in the Urban Sculpture Museum
  • Sculpture of Major Kovalev's Nose, from the story by Nikolay Gogol, in St Petersburg, Russia
    Sculpture of Major Kovalev's Nose from the story by Nikolay Gogol
  • Collections of the Museum of Urban Sculpture in St Petersburg, Russia
    Collections of the Museum of Urban Sculpture
  • Collections of the Museum of Urban Sculpture in St Petersburg, Russia
    Collections of the Museum of Urban Sculpture
  • Exhibits at the Museum of Urban Sculpture in St Petersburg, Russia
    Exhibits at the Museum of Urban Sculpture
  • Exhibits at the Museum of Urban Sculpture in St Petersburg, Russia
    Exhibits at the Museum of Urban Sculpture
  • One of Exhibits in the Museum of Urban Sculpture in St Petersburg, Russia
    One of Exhibits in the Museum of Urban Sculpture
  • One of Exhibits in the Museum of Urban Sculpture in St Petersburg, Russia
    One of Exhibits in the Museum of Urban Sculpture
Address:179/2, Nevsky Prospekt
Metro:Ploschad Alexandra Nevskogo
Telephone:+7 (812) 274-2579, +7 (812) 274-3860, +7 (812) 274-2635, +7 (812) 274-2580
Website:http://www.gmgs.ru/

Exhibition Hall of Monumental Sculpture

A collection of models of nearly all the public monuments in St. Petersburg, this museum gives visitors the chance to trace the development of monumental sculpture over the centuries.

Open:Daily, except Thursdays, 10 am to 5 pm.
Admission:RUB 150.00. Children/students: RUB 50.00
Accessibility note:No wheelchair access to this facility.

Necropolis of the 18th century (cemetery)

This is a cemetery, not a museum, but it is worth visiting to see some elaborately ornate graves, and to pay respects to many of the great and good, including Mikhail Lomonosov and Gavrila Derzhavin.

Open:Daily, except Thursdays, 9:30 am to 6 pm. Last admission is at 5:30 pm.
Admission:RUB 150.00. Children/students: RUB 50.00
Accessibility note:Full wheelchair access to necropolis/cemetery.

Necropolis of Masters of Arts (cemetery)

This part of the monastery cemetery lives up to its name, holding the graves of, among others, Dostoevsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Glinka and Mussorgsky.

Open:Daily, 9:30 am to 9 pm. Last admission is at 8:30 pm.
Admission:RUB 150.00. Children/students: RUB 50.00
Accessibility note:Full wheelchair access to necropolis/cemetery.

Blagoveschenskaya Burial Vault

The first stone church in St. Petersburg, this elegant baroque building was originally designed as a burial vault for the Imperial family, and features the ornate tombs of the city's high and mighty.

Open:On Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm. Last admission at 4:30 pm. Closed on Mondays and Thursdays.
Admission:RUB 100.00. Children/students: RUB 50.00
Accessibility note:No wheelchair access to this facility.
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