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History of Religion Museum

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The State Museum of the History of Religion is one of the world’s few museums and the only one of its kind in Russia.  It’s a must-see place for everyone interested in the origin and development of Religion. The museum houses a wide range of historical and cultural artifacts from various countries, ages, and peoples: from the Archaic (c. 6000 BC) and Ancient Egypt and Israel Times to the early Middle Ages in Europe; from the Ancient Greece and Rome to the present day. The history of Buddhism and Islam is also featured on the display. 

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 300 RUB

Address:
14/5, Pochtamtskaya street

Closest metro station:
Admiralteyskaya

Getting there:
Buses: 3, 6, 22, 27, trolleybuses: 5, 22

Phone:
+7 (812) 315 30 80

Website:
www.gmir.ru

Open hours:
Thu – Mon: 10.00 - 18.00, tickets till 17.00, on Tuesday 13.00 - 21.00, tickets till 20.00. Closed: Wednesday