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Dostoevsky Museum

Open Now: 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
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The Dostoevsky Museum was opened on November 12, 1971 at the house on Kuznechny Lane 5/2. In this house the writer rented apartment twice in his life: during a very short period in 1846, and from October 1878 till the day of his death on January 28...more
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5/2 Kuznechny Pereulok | Metro Vladimirskaya, St. Petersburg 191002, Russia
+7 921 977-43-00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it was my number one thing to do in saint petersburg, visiting the museum was an opportunity to time travel to a beautiful era of litterature; being in the same apartment where dostoevsky lived his last days and wrote : Brothers Karamazov , was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being Russian it was a shame for me not to have visited Dostoevsky Museum. Wonderfull place to step on the same floor where the Russian Giant lived. Just proud of you...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KostyaIvanov
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Was on my list of musts as I am a lover of Russian literature but I believe if you can add it you should. It is a short tour in which you learn about his work and family and see some of the characters in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zach84Jake62
Reviewed 17 August 2018

As a Dostoevski fan I always expected today. It is a great honor for me to see this place where Dostoevski's works are a large part of his work.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bugcehanercelik
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

First don’t miss the entrance door at the basement Second when you ll reach the first floor it ll be like you enter in the time gate, welcome on 19 th century The flat puts you on the genuine ambiance Even you did not know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ksarman
Reviewed 31 July 2018

One of the shortest tours you may make in life, but one of the deepest at the same time. Initially, you visit Dostoevsky's apartment where his daily life is presented in details, from working routine to family relationship. Then, cross the corridor to visit another...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

If you are a fan of russian literature, it's worth going to this museum. We enjoyed it a lot, my friend even went 2 times.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FlaviaPacheco
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you are a huge fan of Russian classics and ever read a book of Dostoyevski this is a place you should write on top of your list. First of all I really liked the enxtrance of the museum since you go down from the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Not the best organized or the flashiest museum you've ever visited, however it is a must see for all those who cherish the work of the great Dostoyevsky. Walking trough what used to be a personal space of the great author and the glimpse into...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dijana M
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Situated near the central train station it offers a glympse of what life was like in 19th century St Petersburg - the constant inspiration for whole of Dostoevskys work. If you want insight into the mind and life of the great man himself, this is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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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 :)