This beautiful building near the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg is the Museum of the Political History of Russia. The building is also known as the "Kshesinskaya Mansion", which belonged to the famous ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya.
The February Revolution the house was occupied by Bolshevik-revolutionaries led by Vladimir Lenin. The owner of the mansion was forced to leave her home in a hurry and emigrated to France. The building changed its purpose several times, and became the Museum of Political History in 1991.
Everyone who want to learn more about the history of Russia should come here. The exposition is devoted to crucial historical moments, the main political reforms, significant economic and cultural changes.
Despite its serious subject, both adults and children love this museum for its interactivity.
We are happy to include the Museum of Political History in your tour program in St. Petersburg.