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The Anna Akhmatova Museum

Liteyny Ave., 53, St. Petersburg 191014, Russia
+7 812 579-72-39
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An insight into the poets life

Very good small museum that provided a good insight into the life of Anna Akhmatova. The domestic... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Medvedev1964
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Sydney, Australia
Soviet time way of living

This museum is dedicated to one of the greatest Russian Soviet poetesses. It gives a very good... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
kjoytravel
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Liteyny Ave., 53, St. Petersburg 191014, Russia
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very good small museum that provided a good insight into the life of Anna Akhmatova. The domestic setting of the apartment provided an extra insight. The guides - though not speaking English - aimed to help us with handouts. The museum is a bit hard...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This museum is dedicated to one of the greatest Russian Soviet poetesses. It gives a very good idea of what life in USSR used to be like, of those sufferings, repressions many talented outstanding people had to go through, of WW II. And the museum...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The entrance from Liteyny Avenue 53 to the park can be missed. After leaving the traffic behind, some minutes of walk in the park towards the museum entrance will quiet your spirit. Even if you are not into poetry, is worth visiting this small and...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

In the very heart of the city and takes some finding, but well worth the search. A history filled museum, very thoughtfully laid out and full of atmosphere. A very special place, and if you know her poems, this is THE spot to visit.

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is where Anna Akhmatova lived in a communal apartment during the Soviet years. It is very moving to see the circumstances in which she wrote "Requiem."

Thank Lee Z
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I fell in love with her work when I first read her poems in translation. And then I managed to even see where this brilliant woman lived. I liked that there was an audio guide in the museum. I advise you to visit.

Thank Steelinsoul
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Oct 2012, went there to see the beautiful museum. It turned out that there are gorgeous fountain that's splashing all the time. Then you can find a lot of Akhmatova's literary works in the museum) You can find her desk and the writing utensils she...More

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Having just started to read Akhmatova's poems and history, I was completely overwhelmed by this lovely little museum. It is very apparent, and rightfully so, that Akhmatova is very much loved by Russians. The museum focusses on a Russian public, but tries to cater to...More

Thank Elke V
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Here, near the Fontanka Embankment, in the Liteyny Avenue, is located this former apartment of great russian poetess, that nowadays houses one of the most sentimentally moving museums in St. Petersburg. And that apartment was at the times the part of the great Sheremetev Palace,...More

Thank Oleg Y
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I have an interest in Russian literature and history so this was a must and did not dissapoint. You get a real feel for living in the time of Stalisfield Russia and the siege of Leningrad. It was a moving experience.

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