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Piter Pass is the best way to explore St. Petersburg and save money, time and energy during your stay. Piter Pass allows you free entrance into the best museums and attractions of the city, free sightseeing tour by bus and boat, round trip by high-speed hydrofoils and numerous discounts from partners of Piter Pass. Buy Piter Pass for 24 hours and start enjoying your stay in the cultural capital of Russia. Piter Pass allows you to visit each museum and tour one time. Save money in the best restaurants and hotels of St. Petersburg. Visited all the museums. Continue to enjoy the privileges and special offers with Piter Pass until the end of the program!


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Piter Pass is the discount city guide for Russian and foreign tourists in Saint Petersburg. The Piter Pass guide includes entrance tickets to St. Petersburg museums, galleries, city bus tour, city canal cruise, high-speed hydrofoils to Peterhof and provides discounts at restaurants and cafes, hotels and other benefits at entertainment spots of St. Petersburg.
To get discounts and benefits at Piter Pass partner venues please present Piter Pass guide.
Piter Pass guide provides the single visit to all of the program's museums and tours.
The guide is valid on 1 day from authorization date.
The authorization is the first use of the guide at one of the partner venues of Piter Pass.
In some cases to get discount you will need to present a special tear-off coupon that can be found inside the Piter Pass Entertainment guide.
Piter Pass entertainment guide contains useful information about the city, its attractions and tips for tourists.
*Please do not tear off the tickets and coupons - the staff of museums and partner venues will do that for you.

 
 

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Sightseen on the route 
1.Faberge Museum
The world’s largest collection of works by Faberge displayed in Faberge Museum in Shuvalov Palace building on Fontanka River Embankment.
The most valuable items in the Museum’s collection are nine Imperial Easter Eggs created by Faberge for the last two Russian emperors. Each of the Eggs is a masterpiece of jewelry and art, as well as a unique historical monument to reign and personal life of Alexander III and Nicholas II.
The exclusivity of the Faberge collection also comes from the fact that this collection represents all areas in which the House of Faberge operated: fantastic objects of all kinds, jewelry, small goods, silverware, and interior and religious objects. In addition to works by Faberge, the collection also includes works by his contemporaries, including famous Russian jewelers and silversmiths such as Sazikov, Ovchinnikov, Khlebnikov, Rueckert and many others.
Faberge Museum located in Shuvalov Palace, one of the most beautiful mansions in St. Petersburg, has opened its doors in 2013.
2. The Central Naval Museum

One of the worlds largest naval museums is located in the old naval barracks building on the corner of Moyka river and Kryukov Canal.

Museum collection was started in 1709 with the decree of Peter the Great on establishment of special storage for ship models and designs. Today it is one of the worlds largest collection of ship models. Museum features complete history of Russian military shipbuilding development.

In XVI - XVIII before actually building a ship, a master used to create a miniature - project model. Thus started first ship models collections. Collection and storage of ship models has become a matter of national importance in the era of fleet creation in powerful European countries.

Museum halls display permanent exhibition, temporary exhibitions, private collections and collections from other museums. Marine memorabilia gives visitors the opportunity to learn about the fleet, it’s history and the art of shipbuilding. Museum arms exposition display items from various countries and peoples from Middle Ages to the present day.

3.The Russian Museum of Ethnography

The Russian Museum of Ethnography has more than 100 years of existence and its foundation is related with the Alexander III, the Emperor of Russia. By his decree The Russian museum was established in the April of 1895, in structure of which in the January of 1902 Nicolas II the last emperor of Russia organized Ethnographic Department in memory of his father. The museum was conceived as grandiose imperial project which main objective was to show the picture of ethnographic dimension of our fatherland, the picture of peoples living in Russia and in close neighborhood with it.

This Museum today is a great scientific and research center. In galleries of the museum there are magnificent permanent exhibition of costumes of the peoples of Russia, including unique clothing made of fish skin, as well as rare complexes of shamans attributes of the peoples of Siberia and the Far East; great Central Asian carpets, ceremonial weapons of the peoples of the Caucasus, jewellery of various materials and many other items of traditional crafts.

The museum has more than 500,000 artifacts and photographs, which represent the cultural heritage of 157 peoples of European Russia, Siberia, Far East, Caucasus and Crimea and embrace the period from 18th century to present times.

4. Vladimir Nabokov Museum

47 Bolshaya Morskaya Street, St. Petersburg. This address is known to every reader of Vladimir Nabokov’s works. The future great writer, the great exile was born in this house in 1899. Since then the house has not changed much.

In his autobiographical novel Speak, Memory written almost fifty years after leaving the house,Vladimir Nabokov described the house and the lifestyle of his family in great detail. Today Museum features a significant collection and a large library which is always opened to the visitors.

5. Petrovskaya Akvatoria Historical Theatrical Scale Model

Historical theatrical scale model "Petrovskaya Akvatoria" - is the story of occurrence of the Northern capital and the creation of the Russian fleet in the interactive miniature.

Spit of Vasilyevsky Island without Rostral Columns, Menshikov’s homestead instead SPBGU, the first port of St. Petersburg, Masquerade in Peterhof, old fortress in Oranienbaum, which no longer exist,- all this was hard to imagine, but now you can see it with your own eyes!

Here recreated ancient estates, parks, palaces, some of them we will never see... The main feature of the scale model - a real water area, symbolizing the Neva's aquatory and the Gulf of Finland, models of ships of the Petrine era float on water.

6. City Sightseeing BUS (1 route) 1 Day Hop On Hop Off
Famous Red Bus Hop On Hop Off City Sightseeing will show you the many impressive buildings, statues, parks and canals that gives this city its uniqueness. Hop off and rub the toes of the 7 Atlantian Statues for good luck or explore the Nevsky Prospekt, that. as well as having numerous Palaces, Theatres and Museums, is the centre of the city’s social and cultural life with countless bars, restaurants, shops and cafes along its 3 mile stretch.

7. Museum of Soviet arcade machines

8. The Russian Museum

The Russian Museum today is a unique depository of artistic treasures, a leading restoration center, an authoritative institute of academic research, a major educational center and the nucleus of a network of national museums of art.
The Russian Museum collection contains more than 400.000 exhibits. The main complex of museum buildings - the Mikhailovsky Palace and Benois Wing - houses the permanent exhibition of the Russian Museum, tracing the entire history of Russian art from the tenth to the twentieth centuries. The museum collection embraces all forms, genres, schools and movements of art.
Over the past twenty years, the museum complex has grown to include the Stroganov Palace, St Michael's (Engineers) Castle and the Marble Palace. The complex also includes the Mikhailovsky Gardens, Engineering Gardens, Summer Garden (including the Summer Palace) and the House of Peter the Great.

8.1.  Mikhailovsky Palace
Russian museum is the richest depository of Russian art in the world. The major exposition located in the building of Mikhailovsky Palace represents Russian art from X till XXI centuries: masterpieces of icon-painting (A. Rublev, Dionisiy), landscape paintings (I. Aivazovsky, I. Shishkin), history paintings (G. Ugryumov, K. Brullov), paintings of the second half of XIX century (I. Repin, V. Perov), works by painters of various artistic groups like The World
of Art and The Knave of diamonds (A. Benois, P. Konchalovsky), works by avant-gardists of the beginning of XX century (V. Kandinsky, K. Malevich).
Please note!
Activate your Piter Pass ticket in Mikhailovsky Palace or St. Michael’s Castle before visiting the remaining museums of Russian Museum complex.

8.2.  Marble Palace
The Marble Palace, created in 1768–1785 especially for the Catherine the Great favorite Grigory Orlov, in course of time turned to the royal residence. The major construction mate- rial of the exterior and interior decorations was natural stone: nearly 30 sorts of granite and marble. In the halls of the pal- ace you can visit the permanent exposition: the unique Ludwig Museum in the Russian museum — the collection of Western and Russian art, and The Rzhevsky Brothers Collection, including paintings, sculptures and graphic arts of the XVIII-XX centuries, and decorative and applied arts as well.
Please note!
Activate your Piter Pass ticket in Mikhailovsky Palace or St. Michael’s Castle before visiting the remaining museums of Russian Museum complex.

8.3.  The Stroganov Palace
The Stroganov Palace — one of the brightest samples of Rus- sian Baroque — was designed by the renowned and outstanding architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli. For almost two centuries the palace belonged to the old and aristocratic Stroganov family. In the course of time the Stroganov Palace was reconstructed by Voronikhin, Rossi and Sadovnikov. Nowadays this is the only XVIII century residential building on Nevskiy Avenue.
You can enjoy the unique enfilade of the restored halls and visit various exhibitions are held here.
Please note!
Activate your Piter Pass ticket in Mikhailovsky Palace or St. Michael’s Castle before visiting the remaining museums of the Russian Museum complex.

8.4. St. Michael’s Castle

9.  St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music Mend
In the State Museum of Theatre and Music located on the Ostrovsky square and built by a renowned architect Carlo Rossi in the first half of the XIX century you may see the unique Theatre legends of St. Petersburg exposition, twice awarded with the highest Museum Olympus Award in 2009 and 2011.  The exhibition includes unique and priceless exhibits, telling about the history of theatre from its beginning up to the end of XX century, namely: magnificent costumes executed in workshops of imperial theatres, breadboard models and sketches of the artists by A. Benois, L. Bakst, K. Malevich, V. Tatlin from museum’s funds. There is also a new interactive installation Ballet Class created for the ballet admirers in halls of the museum.

10.  Sheremetev Palace — Museum of Music
Sheremetev Palace built in 1750 is a unique historical monument and a rare sample of Saint-Petersburg manor house. The Palace exposition is divided into the three main sections: the history of Sheremetev family and XVIII-XX nobility lifestyle; unique collection of musical instruments open to public; the private collections exhibition.
The museum musical collection has more than 3000 instruments and it is one of the five largest collections in the world. It consists of musical instruments created by the famous Western European and Russian masters in XVI–XX centuries, as well as a unique Russian horn orchestra and musical instruments of all continents of the world.

11. Chaliapin Memorial Apartment
The Chaliapin Memorial Apart- ment opened in 1975 is the first state museum of the great artist in Russia. In this house he spent his last years from 1914 till 1922 before leaving his homeland. Nowadays, museum collection contains artist’s personal belong- ings and photos, the posters and costumes to Chaliapin perfor- mances and also the works of the outstanding Russian painters.
The ground floor of the museum houses Chaliapin ArtFlat where various exhibitions, theatre per- formances and master classes are held.

12.  Rimsky-Korsakov Museum
Rimsky-Korsakov’s apartment is a unique composer’s museum in St. Petersburg. Here Rimsky- Korsakov spent last 15 years of his life and composed 11 of 15 operas. Memorial part of the museum consists of four rooms: study, living and dining rooms and anteroom with original family belongings. The museum not only recreates the interior of Rimsky- Korsakov flat, but also the special atmosphere of art and creativity felt there. As before, this apart- ment hosts chamber evenings with the leading soloists of thea- tres and philharmonic halls. The exposition of the exhibition hall is changed twice a year.

13.  Samoilov Family Museum
The Samoilov Family Museum is the unique memorial apart- ment of drama actors in Saint- Petersburg. Since 1869 the owner of this three-storied private mansion has been Vasily Vasilyevich Samoilov (1813-1887), a famous actor of Alexandrinsky Theatre, representative of the second generation of this actors’ dynasty. During his life the house was one of the most lively cultural hubs in Saint-Petersburg, where actors, musicians, artists, writers got together. In the museum, which was opened in 1994, the lay-out and interior are preserved as they used to be when this apartment belonged to Samoilov. The exposition reflects the history of this actors’ family (1803-1849), whose representatives were shin- ing at Saint-Petersburg’s stage for almost one and a half century.


 
 

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