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Virtual Tours round the Russian Museum
















The Russian Museum

1 The Mikhailovsky Palace
2 The Benois Wing
3 The Rossi Wing
4 The Mikhailovsky Garden
5 The Mikhailovsky Castle
6 The Summer Garden
7 The Summer Palace of Peter I
8 The Cabin of Peter I
9 The Marble Palace
10 The Stroganov Palace

The Russian Museum is the first state museum of the Russian fine art in the country. It was established in 1895 in St Petersburg under the decree of the Emperor Nicholas II. Grand opened for visitors on March 19 (March 7, the Old Style) 1898.

The Russian Museum today is a unique depository of artistic treasures, a famous restoration centre, an authoritative institute of academic research, one of the major cultural and educational centres, research and methodological centre of art museums of the Russian Federation, overseeing activities of 260 art museums of Russia.

The Mikhailovsky Palace The Benois Wing The Rossi Wing The Mikhailovsky Garden The Mikhailovsky Castle The Summer Garden The Summer Palace of Peter I The Cabin of Peter I The Marble Palace The Stroganov Palace


The Project “The Russian Museum: the Virtual Branch”
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