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Pulkovo Observatory

Situated in a splendid 19th century building not far from the airport, this little-known museum has a rich history, and a reasonable collection of astronomic instruments from the last two centuries.

  • Buildings of Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory outside St. Petersburg, Russia
    Buildings of Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory
  • Hotel of Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory outside St. Petersburg, Russia
    Hotel of Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory
  • Radio telescopes at Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory outside St. Petersburg, Russia
    Radio telescopes at Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory
  • Winter view of Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory outside Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    Winter view of Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory
  • Pulkovo Meridian at Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory outside St. Petersburg, Russia
    Pulkovo Meridian at Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory
Address:65, Pulkovskoe Shosse
Metro:Moskovskaya
Open:Visit by prior appointment only, Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm and after 7 pm. Closed Sundays.
Telephone:+7 (812) 946-5915
Website:http://www.gao.spb.ru/russian/museum/astromus.html
Accessibility note:Sorry, this museum is not wheelchair accessible.
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