Museum-model "Petrovskaya Aquatoria" - the first major historical layout in Russia in scale 1:87, with an area of over 500 square meters. Located in the heart of Saint Petersburg, a 5-minute walk from Palace square, near the metro station "Admiralteyskaya".
The exposition of the Museum is a reconstruction of the most important sights of St. Petersburg and its suburbs, related with the history of the city and of the Russian fleet since Peter the great to Catherine the great.
The unusual format of the Museum layout, lets look at Petersburg of the 18th century, literally from the height of bird flight. The main feature of the layout - more than 20 tons of this water, symbolizing the waters of the Neva river and Finnish Gulf. That is why the Museum layout and named "Petrovskaya Aquatoria", as a tribute to the founder of the city Peter I, saw the St. Petersburg sea capital of Russia.
The main sights of St. Petersburg and its suburbs for the first time collected in one place, they can be enjoyed in any weather, and the fountains operate for visitors to the layout at any time of the year. This is the only place where you can see what was St. Petersburg and the main Imperial residence three centuries ago, and that was in the place known today of buildings and architectural ensembles.
To control the movement of carriages, ships, characters, and run everyday scenes by using a special interactive buttons. Here smoothly replace each other seasons, day and night, on the water float the ships of the Petrine era, before the audience unfolding grandiose scenes of floods and fires, along the canals in a hurry graceful carriage, and splendid ladies, and fine gentlemen are swirling in a magical dance, a True tale that will make everyone happy and surprised as a child!
As spoken North of Venice to get the best impression from Petersburg, to get acquainted with the Cultural Capital you should visit the "Petrovskaya Aquatoria"! Even if you come only for one day and not have time to see main sights of the city and suburbs always available for your attention in the center of St. Petersburg.
The Museum is open from 10-00 to 22-00, without lunch and weekends, the ticket office closes at 21-20.
For a more detailed study of exposure to rent audio guides and binoculars! In the Museum's opening hours (from 10-00 to 22-00) perhaps as a self-visit and Museum visit with a guided tour.
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