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Military Historical Artillery Museum

Aleksandrovskiy Park, 7 | metro: Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 232-02-96
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A vast collection of weapons and military objects from the Middle Ages to modern times are displayed at this museum which includes artillery and missile launchers in an open-air exhibit and a small souvenir shop.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Aleksandrovskiy Park, 7 | metro: Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 232-02-96
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with VOYAGES JULES VERNE which didn't include either admission or the option to visit in free time. From the scale of the forecourt exhibits, it can be assumed that the museum building is worth a visit.

Thank juliant919
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is brilliant. Not a lot in English but you can work out what most of the exhibits are. This is also one of the few places that sells a guide book in English. Be warned you have to pay to take photos at...More

Thank leeatlife
Reviewed 23 April 2017

... Just bring a 14 year old boy with you! Seriously- my son LOVED this museum and excitedly told me what everything was. It's a real museum for boys, although I (middle age female) enjoyed it as well. Cannons, tanks, the biggest missile (from 1955)...More

1  Thank Bonnie151
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The dozens of cannons, tanks, rocket launchers etc. on the courtyard can be accessed for free. Inside the building, the exhibition is very retro and reflects both the might and shabbiness of the Russian/Soviet army. If you like military museums, you can spend here a...More

Thank kukikcz
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A very military and arsenal type of museum, tanks, machine guns, helicopters, Mik 19s planes, and even Soviet Missiles can be found in the museum! The courtyard is where the giant WWII Tanks are, yeah, they are very proud that the tanks saved 'em in...More

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Inexpensive to visit. It was walking distance from the subway station. Our visit lasted over three hours. There's a gift store and Café located on the inside also.

Thank Chancektm450
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Here on Kronverksaya Embankments, just across the Hare Island with its Peter and Paul Cathedral and Fortress, stands proudly this Military Historical Artillery Museum. We saw within this red brick building, made in the shape of letter U, an impressive collection of arms and heavy...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must for everybody with an interest in artillery from all a ages! This large exhibition covers everything from the early age of artillery, through the war against Napoleon, to the two World Wars and the Cold War era. Many tanks and huge...More

1  Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Impressive display of decades of military activities. There are some information in English but the majority is in Russian. You have to leave your jacket in the wardrobe but it is included in the ticket price. Are you into this before you can easily spend...More

1  Thank Rimshock
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is an excellent museum of the history of artillery. I have never seen so many cannons and guns under the same roof. The exhibits start in early times of sword and mace to the present day of missiles and of course the Russian AK47....More

2  Thank Derek O
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