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Museum of Optics

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Birzhevaya Lane, 14, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting collection and the guide was very good. Explained in a very bright manner for anyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ivan0str
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Small museum. Kind of out of the way. We got there about an hour before they close. We were lucky there were no other visitors. The Director ended up giving us a tour, in English. He is a professor at ITMO University. He was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Very small museum that you can visit in an hour but children loved it. They seem to organize russian guides every 30 minutes to explain main exhibits. The tour will last around 30 min and you can spend the same time trying the various games....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ErSeiler
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went together with my wife. Both educated people and we had great pleasure to learn about new technologies in the light and optics field. Great opportunities to take pictures and have fun and learn. Good for children as well

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Yehonatan S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

this museum is beside of solo sokos hotel! inside of university. you can find lots of error of eyes which can not believe them! it is so good for children too! thicket price is 350 rubs!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mmi1360
Daria S, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Museum of Optics, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This is a very fun and original exhibition which will take you about an hour to go through with a guide and as much as you'd like to play with the interactive showpieces after it. As a 30 y.o I've really enjoyed my visit, but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank timquo89
Daria S, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Museum of Optics, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for the detailed feedback, we'll be glad to see you again!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

There was a museum tour guide getting ready to give a tour in English which we were able to join. This was an excellent small museum with many holograms and then rooms with interactive optical illusions exhibits- great for our 11 and 14 year old....More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Bonnie151
Daria S, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Museum of Optics, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for the detailed feedback, we'll be glad to see you again!

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