Pushkin House - Institute of Russian Literature


Pushkin House (officially: the Institute of Russian Literature in St. Petersburg) was opened in 1905 as the main center for A. Pushkin studies in Imperial Russia, becoming the first national literature museum. Its collection contains over 200,000 artefacts related to the leading Russian authors of the XVIII - XX centuries: Derzhavin, Zhukovsky, Pushkin, Tourgenev, Dostoevsky and other famous Golden and Silver Age writers. Here you will find first editions of their works, manuscripts, personal belongings and even numerous rare music recordings.

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 300 RUB

4, Makarova embankment

Closest metro station:
Admiralteyskaya, Sportivnaya

+7 (812) 328-19-01


Open hours:
Daily 11.00 to 17.00, tickets until 16.00. Closed: Saturday, Sunday