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Dostoevsky Museum

5/2 Kuznechny Pereulok | Metro Vladimirskaya, St. Petersburg 191002, Russia
+7 812 571-40-31
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This is the apartment where Dostoevsky wrote The Brothers Karamazov. It's been restored to look as it did when he died here in 1881.
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“his life” (9 reviews)
“audio guide” (16 reviews)
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5/2 Kuznechny Pereulok | Metro Vladimirskaya, St. Petersburg 191002, Russia
+7 812 571-40-31
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in St.Petersburg for 10 days so had enough time to visit some hidden sightseeings which are not mainstream! One of such places for sure was Dostoevsky Museum. Very cosy and small but very impressive! Guides give a lot of interesting background information on...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Dostoevsky big writer you have chance to look on his part of life. How he lived what he did what he drink and eat. How he worked you have the opportunity to know all these. Actually you have to buy translation so you can listen...More

Thank Tanju Z
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you like literature, this place is a must to visit! It was the house of the great author for the last years of his life and, most importantly, where he wrote in its entirity 'The Brothers Karamazov'. The flat is very well preserved and...More

Thank Sascha G
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Take the audio guide, it's definitely worth it. Dostoevsky's life was fraught with suffering and certainly wasn't dull. I found it intriguing to learn of his trials and tribulations. The rooms are lovingly recreated and the photos are very evocative.

Thank Tubbs11
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Wonderful little place to visit. You really get a sense of how he lived and can imagine him sitting at his desk or in the dining area interacting with his family.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

For a taste of Literary Russia/St. Petersburg, don't miss this place where Dostoevsky lived with his family for much of his life. Its a house museum giving you a peak into the life of the intellectuals of the 19th century and it transforms you to...More

Thank ronencap
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I personally enjoyed visiting this place , if you're a fan of Russian literature you must visit it. There's a discount for students.

Thank faryafary
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The apartment was reconstructed to resemble the author's and his family's home. The only original item is Dostoyevsky's hat but the place has a nice personal touch anyway. There is a covered market close by, with elderly women selling groceries on the pavement. The contrast...More

Thank Silva P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I really enjoyed seeing the apartment where Dostoevsky lived the last four years of his life. There were many artifacts that were actually owned by the great writer, including his top hat! The apartment is in a rather humble part of beautiful St. Petersburg, and...More

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was not easy to find the entrance as the museum doesn't stand out among the apartment blocks which all look so similar, and it is half floor down ground level. But once inside, everything's just fine. They had re-constructed his apartment the way it...More

Thank WengKei
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6 August 2016|
Response from Svetlana R | Reviewed this property |
No, the entrance fee is 200 rubles (nearly 3 euro) for foreign citizens. You can also buy an audio guide for 250 rubles (3,5 euro). So, yes, I would say it's almost free :)