I spent much longer here than intended because the temporary exhibits were fantastic. Without those, many restored rooms are beautiful and worth a visit if you have time.
About Mikhailovskiy Castle Historical Museum
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Located near the canal is the Mikhailovskiy Castle Historical Museum. The palace has later converted into a military engineering academy and thus being called as Engineering Castle as well. Entrance fee is required to view the arts collection and historical items inside. Quite worthwhile if...More
The uniquely designed palace was never well-preserved and still is not (and probably never will be) completely restored. It is a huge circular building which now houses temporary exhibitions of the State Russian museum, so except from interiors (of which very few are restored) its...More
That is rather one excellent location of Mikhailovsky Castle on the Fontanka River Embankment, between the Summer Garden of Peter I and Mikhailovskiy Garden. It is situated in the core of the Historical Center of St Petersburg. The Castle is also known as the Engineer's...More
Wandering through the cultural center of Petersburg, I saw the brass plaque identifying Russian Museum Mikhailovsky Castle depicted in the accompanying photo. I had visited for the cultural experience, and admission was only about US$5. I was pleasantly surprised, although most of the exhibits are...More
We would have loved to see inside this impressive building but unfortunately it was closed. The best we could do was peer into the courtyard where work was in progress, preparing for an exhibition. However, the exterior is extremely good.
This guy built this fortifications with a moat system, cannons pointing towards the town, completely isolated, because he thought someone would kill him; maybe his mother's friends. He built it quickly at night, and get this, then they actually got at him and killed him,...More
Thursday visit after work! Open till 9 Lots of little rooms You are walking through a palace 18th century Takes about 1.5 hours