Visitors to the tour will see the decoration of the Pink Dining Room, the Gothic Dining Room, the White Marble Hall and other rooms of the mansion which belonged to wealthy Petersburgers. During the Soviet period, it housed party institutions and a film school.
SPbU History Museum has published an audio tour covering the history of the Imperial St Petersburg University in the late 19th century.
The tour is based on the photographs taken by the University graduate in Chemistry Boris Nikolaevich Menshutkin (1874-1938) in 1898-1899. The unique pictures combined with audio descriptions prepared by the Museum experts allow the viewers to travel 120 years back in time and visit the Imperial St Petersburg University.
An online excursion in the oldest mineralogical museum in Russia, where the first exhibits date back to 1785. Visitors will be able to see: rocks of the meteor ‘Borodino’, which fell near Borodino village right before the famous battle; a collection of minerals of Dmitri Mendeleev; and samples of the stones which were found by renowned scientists and educators during geological expeditions.
This architectural monument of the XX century is located on the 22nd line of Vasilievsky Island. Originally, there was a school, a pedagogical museum and a technical school. In 1973 the Faculty of Law of St Petersburg University moved there.