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Information for visitors

Our address:

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Saint-Petersburg
Universitetskaya Embankment, (University Embankment), 3
Entrance for the visitors from the Tamozhenny sidestreet
+7 (812) 328-08-12

Transport: trolleybuses 1, 7, 10; buses 7, 10
(from the Nevsky Prospect/Nevsky Avenue metro station)

 

 

Working hours:

Working hours: 11:00AM till 6:00 PM
Tickets on sale till 05.00PM

 

Monday – a day off. 
Last Tuesday each month – a clean-up day. 
Inquiries about excursions - telephone number: +7 (812) 328-14-12

MAE Entrance tickets prices:

Adults

250 rubles

Schoolchildren, students, pensioners

50 rubles

Excursion service:

Excursion voucher (adults up to 20 people in a group)

5700 rubles

Excursion voucher (schoolchildren, students up to 20 people in a group)

1700 rubles

Excursion service to the exposition «The Large Gottorp Globe, the First Russian astronomic observatory » (up to 15 people in a group)

5700 rubles

Excursion service to the exposition «The Great Gottorp Globe, the First Russian astronomic observatory » (Schoolchildren, students up to 15 people in a group)

 1700 rubles

Excursion service for individual excursion vouchers (in a group up to 4 people) 

 2700 rubles

Preference MAE entrance tickets prices for the foreign visitors:

Excursion voucher (adults up to 20 people in a group)

6700 rubles

Excursion voucher (schoolchildren, students up to 20 people in a group)

2700 rubles

Excursion service to the exposition «The Large Gottorp Globe, the First Russian astronomic observatory » (up to 15 people in a group)

6700 rubles

Excursion service to the exposition «The Large Gottorp Globe,the First Russian astronomic observatory » (Schoolchildren, students up to 15 people in a group)

2700 rubles

Excursion service for individual excursion vouchers (in a group up to 4 people)

 2700 rubles

MAE entrance is free of charge for the following categories of visitors:

(upon showing corresponding documents at the entrance)

  • Great Patriotic War veterans;
  • Combat actions veterans;
  • Great Patriotic War and combat actions invalids;
  • People decorated with the medal “For Leningrad’s Defense” and with a badge “To the Citizen of Leningrad under Siege”;
  • Non-working invalids;
  • Enlisted military men;
  • Orphans and children under school age;
  • Museums’ employees, members of the Russian museums’ employees unions;
  • ICOM (International Council of Museums) members;

This provision does not encompass the excursion service.

 

The following categories of citizens have a right to priority service:

Great Patriotic War participants and invalids; veterans and invalids of combat actions; people decorated with the medal “For Leningrad’s Defense” and with a badge “To the Citizen of Leningrad under Siege”; the Heroes of the Soviet Union, the Heroes of the Russian Federation and Knights of all Orders of Glory; RF citizens - Heroes of Socialist Labour and those, decorated with the Order of Glory, third degree, with the Order of Labour Glory of all three degrees; RF invalids.

The tickets purchased or received free of charge at the cashiers’ office of MAE entitle to a single entrance to the museum on the day of the purchase during the period of time indicated in the ticket. The unused ticket may be returned only on the day of purchase with 100% compensation of the price.

A free of charge ticket is handed out upon showing corresponding documents, certifying the right to obtain it.

 

Children play lessons “My Kunstkamera” (for a group from 15 to 25 persons)

  •  A Museum Invented by Peter the Great (for 3 - 5 school grades)
1700 rbls

      The first Russian public museum’s history - Russian Academy of Sciences Kunstkammer, the Russian Large Gottorp Globe of the astronomic observatory of the Globe-Planetarium

  •  Globolock Invites to Co-travel (for preschool children, senior group, 1 - 4 school grades)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about Asian, American and African peoples in the ethnographic collections of the museum

  •  Curiosities of the Kunstkammer (for 4 - 9 school grades)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the most unusual and wonderful objects from the ethnographic collections of the museum

Play & learn lessons for children«My Kunstkammer» (groups up to 15 people)

  •  Let’s Play Eskimos - a game (for preschool children, senior group, 1 - 4 school grades)
1700 rbls

      Children familiarize themselves with the traditional Eskimos culture, make festive masks and “greet the Sun”

  •  In Issumbosi’s Company(for preschool children, senior group, 1 - 4 school grades)
1700 rbls

      Children familiarize themselves with the traditional Japanese culture through the Japanese folk tale. They try national costumes on and play games.

  •  Ganesha, Lord of Success (for preschool children, senior group, 1 - 4 school grades)
1700 rbls

      The Indian mythological character Ganesha introduces children to the world of Indian traditional culture. The children playact the tale in the traditions of the Indian Kathakali theatre

  •  In the Country Inhabited by Peacocks (for preschool children, senior group, 1 - 4 school grades)
1700 rbls

      Personifying the plot of an Indian folk tale the children learn the traditional culture of the country, put the national costumes on and play Indian musical instruments

  •  Why is No One Afraid of Snakes in India? (for preschool children, senior group, 1 - 4 school grades)
1700 rbls

      The Snake – a traditional Indian mythological character introduces the children to the world of traditional Indian culture. The children playact one of the mythological plots

  •  Wisdom Casket (for 3 - 7 school grades)
1500 rbls

      Ancient parables, fables and tales introduce the children to the world of Chinese culture

  •  The Chinese New Year (for preschool children, senior group, 1 - 4 school grades)
1700 rbls

      Visiting the Emperor of China the children get to know the New Year traditions of China and how one began to name the years after animals. The children playact the tale, perform the Dragon’s dance

  •  Globolock at the Grandfarther’s (for preschool children, senior group, 1 – 2 school grades)
1700 rbls

      Accompanied by the Globolock puppet the children get to travel around the museum and visit the Grandfarther – The Large Gottorp Globe

A lesson inside the museum (a group up to 20 people)

  •  The Snow House and the Stone Lamp (for 5 - 6 school grades)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the life of primeval hunters, gatherers, fishermen and tillers

  •  The Country Situated Between the Himalayas and the Ocean (for 5 - 6 school grades)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about ancient India

  •  China. The Pages of the Past (for 5 - 6 school grades)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the culture of ancient China of the Middle Ages

  •  The Book and the Sword (for the 7th school grade)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the Far and Middle East culture of the Middle Ages

  •  The Chinese Secret (for the 7th school grade)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about China of the Middle Ages

  •  The Country of Fabulous Riches (for the 7th school grade)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the culture of India of the Middle Ages

  •  The Continent of Short Shadows (for the 7th school grade)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the culture of Sub-Saharan African countries

  •  Europeans Discover Japan (for 8 - 9 school grades)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the traditional culture and history of Japan, about its relations with Russia and other European countries

  •  Nikolai II Travels to the East (for 9 - 10 school grades)
1700 rbls

      A narrative about the Cesarevitch’s travel to the East, demonstration of exhibits, collected by him during his travel

Thematic excursions:

  • North America
  • Japan
  • Africa
  • China
  • Mongolia
  • Korea
  • The Near and the Middle East
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • The first natural-scientific collections
  • M.V. Lomonosov and the Academy of Sciences of the 18th century
  • The Large Gottorp Globe and the First Russian astronomic observatory
  • The culture of primitive society
  • Clothes, ornaments and jewelry and the hairdos of the peoples of the world
  • Traditional food of the peoples of the world
  • Traditional dwellings of the peoples of the world

Contacts

Address: Saint-Petersburg, Universitetskaya Embarkment, 3.

Mail adress: 199034, Saint-Petersburg, Universitetskaya Embarkment, 3. Peter the Great Museum of Antropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera).

Tel:
(812) 328-08-12
(812) 328-14-12 – inquiries about excursions

Fax: (812) 328-08-11

E-mail: info@kunstkamera.ru