Музей истории религии/ Museum of the History of Religion

Музей истории религии/ Museum of the History of Religion

14, Pochtamtskaya str., Saint Petersburg, 190000, Russia

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+7 (812) 315 30 80

+7 (812) 314 58 10

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Now CLOSED
Work hours
MO 10:00 – 18:00 SA 10:00 – 20:00
TU 13:00 – 21:00 SU 10:00 – 18:00
WE closed
TH 10:00 – 18:00
FR 10:00 – 18:00
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The State Museum of the History of Religion is one of the world’s few museums and the only one of its kind in Russia.

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Description

The State Historical Museum of Religion is one of the world’s few museums and the only one of its kind in Russia with its permanent exhibition featuring the origin and development of Religion. The Museum collection numbers about 200 000 exhibits. It houses a wide range of historical and cultural monuments from various countries, ages, and peoples. The Museum keeps collections that cover a vast expanse of time from the Archaic (c. 6000 BC) and Ancient Egypt and Israel Times to the early Middle Ages in Europe; from the Ancient Greece and Rome to the present day. The history of Buddhism and Islam is also presented on the display.

Founded 15 ноября 1932 г.
  • 14, Pochtamtskaya str., Saint Petersburg, 190000, Russia
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