Petrovskaya Aquatoria Museum-Model of St. Petersburg and Suburbs, St. Petersburg

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Russian history in miniature, Petrovskaya Aquatoria Museum-Model of St. Petersburg and Suburbs tells the story of the Russian fleet's creation and the development of the country's northern capital. The scale model features miniature estates, parks, palaces, ships, and even an area representing the Gulf of Finland. The exhibit and its moving objects, along with light/sound visual effects, reproduce a time and place from one of Russian history's most exciting periods. The model appeals to kids and history buffs, offering a quick yet engaging lesson about Russia's imperial era. Kids under 4 enter free. You can buy tickets and rent an audio guide online. For Petrovskaya Aquatoria Museum-Model of St. Petersburg and Suburbs and beyond, use our St. Petersburg tour itinerary planner to get the most from your St. Petersburg vacation.
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  • If you have to compare the real city and the model, it is ideal place. You can find a lot of city buildings and palaces. Some of models are moving and you can admire they during the day and night.  more »
  • I have visited model railroads and dioramas in a number of cities. I have also built a fairly ambitious HO train layout. This is the Hermitage of this sort of thing. Words cannot describe the ongoing....  more »

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