The Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg

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Learn about one of Russia's most-celebrated writers at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, dedicated to the poet's life, times, and works. Akhmatova herself once lived in this apartment, which is part of a larger Baroque palace complex. Visit the museum and admire its collection of over 50,000 items, including manuscripts, photos, and artwork by Akhmatova and other related figures. The museum vividly portrays the struggles Akhmatova and her contemporaries faced during the rise of the USSR and Stalinist period, when much of their work was repressed. A visit to The Anna Akhmatova Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our St. Petersburg tour planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The museum is just a tad difficult to find on a busy "prospekt" (avenue), and the signage could be better. You go through a large archway and then down a dirt path. There is some inspired, literate...  more »
  • Anna Akhmatova has a very special place in Russian/Soviet culture. It might be difficult to fully appreciate this museum without growing (not just reading) in the environment enriched by Ahmatova's...  more »
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