New guidebook 2014-2015: more sightseeing with Petersburg Card


New guidebook  2014-2015: more sightseeing with Petersburg Card

Since September, 1 2014 Petersburg Card offers even more sightseeing opportunities. We are happy to introduce you the new guidebook in improved design as well as the extended offer of Petersburg Card: it now includes new museums, tours and a canal-cruise.

Admire the unique collection of jewellery at Faberge museum, explore the ancient fauna at the Zoological museum - free with Petersburg Card, and make a comfortable trip on a hydrofoil to Oreshek fortress for a special price. For those  willing to glide around the city while enjoying its amazing views, Petersburg Card offers guided tours on segways  and kickbikes.

The new guidebook is designed to deliver you more convenience and information, such as a list of museums classified into groups, or a map of piers where boat tours depart. Notes about attractions located nearby will make navigation around the city easier. Plan your route efficiently and enjoy your stay in one of the most beautiful cities of the world! 

Museums (free entrance with Petersburg Card):


  • Peter and Paul fortress (free entrance to Peter and Paul’s Cathedral and prison of Trubetskoy bastion; a discount for “Nevskaya panorama” walking route, providing one of the best views of the city)
  • Cabin of Peter the Great
  • Rumyantsev Mansion
  • Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad
  • Museum of Political History of Russia
  • Political Police History Museum
  • Sergey Kirov Museum
  • "Raznochinny Peterburg"
  • Suvorov Memorial Museum

Art museums

  • Russian Museum
  • Faberge Museum
  • ERARTA, Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Roerichs Museum
  • Museum of Avant-Garde


  • Marble Palace
  • Stroganov Palace
  • St. Michael's Castle

Literary museums

  • Dostoevsky Museum
  • Anna Akhmatova Museum
  • Alexander Blok Museum


  • St. Isaac's Cathedral (free entrance to the Cathedral and at the colonnade viewing platform)
  • Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Smolny Cathedral
  • St. Sampson's Cathedral

Music and theatre

  • Museum of Music in the Sheremetev Palace
  • Museum of Theatre and Music
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Museum
  • Chaliapin Museum

Scientific museums

  • Zoological Museum
  • "Universe of Water" Museum Complex
  • Museum of Printing
  • Museum of Communications and Philately

Outside the city

  • Peterhof Museum (April,30 - October,12: free entrance to Lower Park; October,13 - April,29: free entrance to Grand Palace)
  • Pavlovsk Museum (free entrance to Palace and Park)
  • Gatchina Museum (free entrance to Gatchina Palace & Park and Priory Palace)
  • Museum of Kronshtadt History
  • Oreshek Fortress


Tours (free entrance or special price with Petersburg Card):

Hop-on hop-off

  • City Tour hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Hop-on hop-off Canal Cruise (May - September)

Boat tours (May - September)

  • Sightseeing Boat Tour
  • White Nights Boat Tour
  • Gatchina Park Boat Tour
  • The Forts of Kronshtadt

Hydrofoil (May - September)

  • Hydrofoil Trip to Peterhof (one-way)
  • Hydrofoil Tour to Oreshek Fortress (special price)
  • Hydrofoil Tour to Kronshtadt (special price)


  • Kickbike Tours (May-October - discount 30%)
  • Segway Tours (May-October –  special price)
  • Sightseeing Walking Tour (October - April)
  • Themed Walks (special price)


Special offers and discounts with Petersburg Card:

Restaurants & Cafes

  • 50% discount on pizza at Mama Roma Italian restaurant (4/2, Malaya Konyushennaya street)
  • 20% discount on the bill at «Olivie» restaurant (8, Admiralteysky avenue)
  •  Free Indian hot tea at Tandoor restaurant (10, Admiralteysky avenue)
  • 10% on the bill or special price for business lunch at Erarta Café
  • 15% on the bill and free mulled wine at Old Kitchen restaurant in Peterhof (October - April)
  • Special price for business lunch during weekdays at "The Clock" cafe in Gatchina

Special price for lunch at Burger King restaurants (84, Nevsky avenue and 8, Aleksandrovsky park)

Hotels & Apartments


Services & Entertainment

  • An audioguide and a museum booklet free of charge at "The Art of Fan" museum
  • Special price for audioguides at Peter and Paul Fortress, Russian Museum and Oceanarium
  • 30% discount for bike rental

    More details in Petersburg Card new guidebook