"A journey to Crimea" - exhibition in the Rumyantsev mansion

23.11.2016

"A journey to Crimea" - exhibition in the Rumyantsev mansion

November 25, 2016: the Rumyantsev mansion opens an exhibition - "A journey to Crimea". It is dedicated to history of the Crimean peninsula - since it became part of the Russian Empire in 1783 and until it was returned to the nation in 2014.

"A journey to Crimea" covers such periods as Russo-Turkish wars of the XVIII century, when Catherine the Great made Crimea a part of Russia; the XIX century when it was a favourite recreation resort of Russian Emperors; the Crimean war of 1853-56; XX century - 1917 Revolution, the Great patriotic War and heroic defense of Sevastopol, transfer of Crimea to the Ukrainian SSR and its return to Russia in 2014.

On display are exhibits from major city museums: the State Museum of Saint Petersburg History and Central Naval Museum, as well as photographs and documents from Central Tavrida Museum (Simferopol) and Museum of the Black Sea Navy (Sevastopol).

The exhibition welcomes visitors until June 4, 2017. Cost of the entrance ticket - 150 RUB.