Cabin of Peter the Great


A wooden Cabin of Peter I on the Petrogradskaya Side is a witness of the first days of the city. In the papers of Peter's time it was called «The Original Palace» or «The Red Mansion». It was built of pine logs in three days - 24-26 May 1703. In the late XIX century a small garden was laid out around the Cabin. On special occasions the members of the Emperor's family planted oaks there using a special silver spade. Some of these trees still grow. Peter took care of the preservation of the Original Palace. In 1723 a «case» - an open stone gallery with a roof - was built to protect the Cabin in adverse weather.

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 400 RUB

6, Petrovskaya emb.

Closest metro station:

Getting there:
Bus 46, minibuses K46, K76

+7 (812) 232-45-76


Open hours:
from 10.00 to 18.00, tickets till 17.30, on Thursday - 13.00 to 21.00, tickets till 20.30; closed Tuesday and last Monday of each month, January 1 and December 31