Arctic and Antarctic Museum


On February 22 and 23 the museum is open from 10.00 to 17.00, tickets till 16.30.

Arctic and Antarctic Museum is a unique place with a huge collection of exhibits devoted to Russian and Soviet polar exploration.

The museum is located in a former-church setting and has very diverse artifacts on display. Dioramas of nature, paintings, mounted animals and photos illustrate beautiful landscapes of Arctic and Antarctic with their native wildlife. On the other side, scale models of famous ice-breakers, various equipment, dioramas of explorer camps, protective clothing and many other exhibits detail the outstanding achievements of polar researchers.

Audioguide in English: - 10% discount with St. Petersburg Card.

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 300 RUB

24A, Marata street

Closest metro station:
Vladimirskaya, Dostoyevskaya, Mayakovskaya

+7 (812) 571-25-49


Open hours:
Daily 10.00 - 18.00, tickets until 17.30. Closed: Monday (from Jun to Aug also Tuesday), last Friday of the month (in Feb, May, Aug, Nov)