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17 Aug 2018
“A Wonderful Museum, Worth the Effort! ”
22 Jan 2017
“Inexplicably closed”
At present this is the only composer's museum in St.Petersburg. It occupies a wing of the house 28 on Zagorodny Prospekt, where Rimsky–Korsakov had spent the last fifteen years of his life, from 1893 to 1908. It was here that he composed eleven of...more
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28 Zagorodny pr. | Apt. 39, St. Petersburg 191002, Russia
+7 812 713-32-08
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to be staying in walking distance of this museum, and actually found it fairly easily. There’s a small, but clearly marked, sign on the main street (in English as well) directing you into the courtyard. No buzzer needed, at least in...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Tried to come in this museum, not very convenient to reach due to its location far from the subway station. Checked the website for opening times and special closures - due to the time of my visit in Christmas holidays -, made a plan and...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Rimsky-Korsakov Museum took some effort to find and enter. The sign was, well, discrete, and I had to tap a code into the keypad next to the heavy wrought iron gate leading into the courtyard. After the receptionist buzzed me in, I looked around...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

To access the museum, you must get there at a time when it's open, and enter via a courtyard. I arrived when it opened on a Friday morning and found myself wonderfully alone with the audio guide (highly recommended). The commentary and the the restored...More

2  Thank Borislondon
Reviewed 27 May 2012

If you love the work of Rimsky-Korsakov, this small museum, where he once lived in one of the apartments, gives you a glimpse into his daily life and his surroundings. His apartment has been reconstructed featuring his study and piano amongst many family possesions it...More

2  Thank pedidoctx
Reviewed 7 August 2010

This is the only composer’s memorial museum in St Petersburg. It is located in a former rental house where Rimsky-Korsakov spent the last 15 years of his life and composed 11 of his 15 operas. His family occupied a big flat on the top floor....More

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