Australia Canada Deutschland España France India New Zeland Österreich South Africa Schweiz United Kingdom USA Another country
A leading inbound travel agency for Russia
World travel awards winner
Discover the unknown with the true experts
Vote for Go Russia Vote for Go Russia Vote for Go Russia
Home Holiday Planner Tour Extensions & Day Trips Guided Excursions in Russia St. Petersburg Museum of Political History of Russia

Museum of Political History of Russia Guided Tour


We go on to the National Museum of the Political History of Russia – a beautiful art nouveau house which once belonged to the famous Russian ballerina Matilda.Kshesinskaya. The former National Museum of the Revolution was created on 9 October 1919, by decree of the Petrograd Soviet of Workers and the Red Army Deputies. Among the founders of the Museum were prominent figures of the Bolshevik Party and the narodnik (populist) movement, and representatives of the intelligentsia. The first members of the museum staff were Anatoly Lunacharsky, Michael Novorussky, Maxim Gorky, Pavel Shchegolev, G.Zinovjev ,O.Oldenburg, and V.Sreznevsky, all famous names from the early days of the Soviet Revolution.

The National Museum of the Revolution was the first museum in the country to engage with historical and revolutionary problems. By the mid 1920s it had a unique collection of revolutionary banners, an extremely valuable collection of leaflets from the various political parties, posters, and other significant objects of the time.

Send request All excursions
£55per person
3 hours

Appropriate Tours

This excursion can be added to the itinerary of the following tours:


Discover the Beauty of the Russian Venice - St. Petersburg (CB-02)
Discover the Beauty of the Russian Venice - St. Petersburg (CB-02) Once the Imperial capital of Russia and now its cultural hub, the elegant city of St Petersburg is an entrancing city-break destination. Nicknamed the Venice of the North, the city is built on over a hundred islands linked by a series of beautiful bridges crossing a network of canals and rivers. Itinerary Dates & Prices Book now
Winter Romance and New Year Fun in the Russian Capitals (CB-10)
Winter Romance and New Year Fun in the Russian Capitals (CB-10) Celebrate New Year 2020 in Russia! This eight-day holiday is a very special city break offering you the chance to join the Russians for their unrivalled New Year celebrations. Combining elegant, romantic St Petersburg with modern, vibrant Moscow, you’ll enjoy the festive spirit in two of the country’s most enthralling cities. This unforgettable tour, taken against a charming backdrop of snowy winter cityscapes, includes a full sightseeing programme and some specially selected seasonal activities such as a magical trip to the ballet and a troika ride. Itinerary Dates & Prices Book now
Mighty Russia: Moscow, Novgorod & St. Petersburg (CB-23)
Mighty Russia: Moscow, Novgorod & St. Petersburg (CB-23) For those wishing to explore beyond Russia’s two largest cities, this eight day tour is the answer. As well as vibrant, bustling Moscow and aristocratic, elegant St Petersburg, this itinerary includes a chance to visit historic Novgorod the Great. Itinerary Dates & Prices Book now
Discovery of the Russian North: St. Petersburg – Kizhi – Solovetksy Island – Gulag Camp (KL-07)
Discovery of the Russian North: St. Petersburg – Kizhi – Solovetksy Island – Gulag Camp (KL-07) This is a wonderful opportunity to discover the best of Karelia - one of the most beautiful parts of Russia. You will see the unique Kizhi complex, listed on the Unesco’s World Heritage List, mysterious petroglyphs, the signs left by an ancient people, which puzzle many archeologists in Russia and abroad, and finally, the legendary Solovetsky Islands, the heart of this mysterious land and full of legends. Itinerary Dates & Prices Book now
Winter St. Petersburg, Kizhi Island and Karelian Village Discovery Tour (KL-10)
Winter St. Petersburg, Kizhi Island and Karelian Village Discovery Tour (KL-10) You will start this exciting 7-day tour from the beautiful "Venice of the North", St. Petersburg and then continue to the Russian North to enjoy thousands of frozen rivers and lakes and vast areas covered in snowy forests. We will also visit the world famous open-air Wooden Architecture Kizhi Museum included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and observe the magnificent landscape with historical local villages and chapels. We will also visit a local Karelian village and learn the traditional way of life. Itinerary Dates & Prices Book now
Epic Trans-Siberian East - West: Vladivostok - Baikal - Yekaterinburg - Moscow - St. Petersburg (TS-25)
Epic Trans-Siberian East - West: Vladivostok - Baikal - Yekaterinburg - Moscow - St. Petersburg (TS-25) Join our 18-day “Epic Trans-Siberian” journey from Vladivostok, the capital of Russia’s Far East, to St. Petersburg at Lake Baikal, Yekaterinburg and Moscow. You will become acquainted with the history of this huge country and will also enjoy the vast Siberian landscapes and see the deepest lake in the world at Baikal. During 18 unforgettable days you will have a unique chance to see almost the whole of Russia from East to West. Itinerary Dates & Prices Book now


Russian city-breaks, tours to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Golden Ring and the Russian North - Kizhi & Solovestky Islands.

Start your Russian discovery with our carefully designed city-break packages. We have a variety of tours to suite various interests ranging from general knowledge and culture to specific areas as World War II and Soviet history. 

Just click on the month below when you want to travel, or "Find your perfect tour".

Departure Calendar January May September February June October March July November April August December
Read more Find your tour

Tours along the Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian railway. Discover Russia, Mongolia & China. Naadam packages.

The actual length of the Trans-Siberian Railroad is over 9,288 kilometres, covering nearly all Eurasia. It's the longest railway on the planet running through two continents: Europe and Asia; passes through 3 countries Russia, Mongolia and China.

"Find your perfect Trans-Siberian tour".

Departure Calendar January May September February June October March July November April August December
Read more Find your tour

All Inclusive Russian river cruise holidays: sail between Moscow & St. Petersburg or along the Volga.

Based on our extensive experience in the region we have selected the most exciting routes served by the reputable Russian river cruise companies and all our river cruises are on modern comfortable vessels featuring traditional atmosphere.
 
Just click on the month for your suitable departure or "Find your Russian cruise".

Departure Calendar January May September February June October March July November April August December
Read more Find your tour

Adventure and Discovery Tours in Russia - travel to Karelia, Kamchatka, Elbrus, Altai.

Go beyond big cities for a chance to discover great cultural and natural heritage of Russia. If you are ready to leave the beaten path for a new type of travel experience, your trip with us will leave you with unforgettable memories.
 
Just click on the month when you want to travel or "Find your adventure tour".

Departure Calendar January May September February June October March July November April August December
Read more Find your tour

Visa Free Tours to Russia - discover St. Petersburg and Moscow.

According to the Russian legislation foreign tourists travelling on ferries may arrive in St. Petersburg without Russian visa for the period of 72 hours. Go Russia have designed various itineraries compliant with the regulations above and we invite you to visit St. Petersburg and Moscow arriving in Russia by St. Peter Line ferry from Helsinki.
 
Find your visa-free tour to Russia.

Departure Calendar January May September February June October March July November April August December
Read more Find your tour