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Russian Vodka Museum

Konnogvardeiskiy Blvd., 4 | Metro Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
+7 812 570-64-22
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Russian Vodka Museum reopened in a new location at Number 4 Konnogvardeysky Boulevard under the same roof with the new restaurant "Russian VodkaRoom No. 1"Restaurant and museum complex is situated in the very heart of St. Petersburg near St. Isaac’s Square in the historical building of Headquarters and Stables of the Horse Guard Regiment.Russian Vodka Museum is the first museum in Russia and in the world dedicated exclusively to Vodka. Its exhibition tells about the drink which has been an integral part and essential attribute of Russian life for centuries. Russian Vodka Museum is a member of "Museum Quarter. St.Petersburg." The museum gives a fascinating insight into the Russian history, culture and drinking traditions. During the guided tour around museum our guests will hear about the vodka’s origin, Russian dining traditions, Russian vodka Kings, and get to understand close link between the history of the Russian State and the history of this strong drink.
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Konnogvardeiskiy Blvd., 4 | Metro Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So, we missed the opportunity for a guided tour, and were given an audio guide to accompany us around the museum. The audio guide was hard work and not the most engaging thing to listen to. We spent 15 minutes looking at the artefacts (mainly...More

Thank Carys M
Reviewed 6 days ago

nice outdoor area, for sit and chill. Not very sure about the food though, the vodka's strong. The waiters are absolutely friendly.

Thank Alvin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is all in Russian so good luck with that. The bar has a lot of memorabilia and many different vodkas. The restaurant serves a flight of vodka and pitchers of cranberry juice. It was a poor choice for my meal as I am...More

Thank Ilene S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our business trip to St. Petersburg to meet our Russian colleagues. And first evening dinner been decided to be done there. I personally really enjoyed by warm atmosphere, life music and kind waiters. Plus to that, all selection of meals, snacks and drinks...More

Thank Pete0629
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plan your time to include a special meal at the restaurant (mine was before a ballet performance) and receive a discount to the audio-guided museum and a tasting of 3 vodkas plus traditional appetizers to begin your meal. Interesting tidbits about the vodka business and...More

Thank julijoyeux
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and an excellent guide through the history of vodka in Russia. The tour was in English and took about 15 minutes total. The times of available tours were a little confusing, but the staff were all very helpful. The...More

Thank ctandrew89
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You can choose to have just the tour which takes about 15 minutes or add on a tasting after the tour. The museum is really compact but it has a very wide coverage of vodka development and its history. The guide is well trained. I...More

Thank Chong A
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Small, one room museum. . we has a guides. 30 minutes worth of information- who gave us some fun facts about history of vodka. At the end, you go to a different room where there is a bar and the bartender gives you 3 shots...More

Thank Stacy020
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Visited the museum and the dinner at the attached restaurant, even though touristy, had great food! Do try.

Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My hotel receptionint recommended this restaurant as meeting my wishes. I was certainly not disappointed, a wonderful gastronomic experience. I had an English speaking waiter and the room was filled with Russian families enjoying the food. I had some superb borsht with lashings of sour...More

Thank Skybolt
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Athena5000
8 February 2017|
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Response from RuideMorais | Reviewed this property |
The museum is, indeed, associated to the restaurant. I believe the museum closes at 20:00hrs but you can still have dinner in the restaurant after that hour. Not so sure about the bar in the museum. Enjoy
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Erica A
24 June 2015|
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Response from Marina S | Property representative |
Hello! Dear Erica A, We always recommend to our guests to make reservation before visiting the Vodka Museum especially in summer time. In this case the guide of the Museum will pay special attention to the guests that will... More
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