St. Petersburg Ship Museum

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St. Petersburg Ship Museum

During a trip to Russia, there are many choices for tourists to choose from. Each of the tourist destinations in Russia tour has its own characteristics. Moscow, the capital of Russia, is an ideal place for those interested in Russian history. Sochi, Russia's largest resort city, is perfect for those looking to take advantage of modern amenities and extensive entertainment programs during their travel to Russia. St. Petersburg, with its many museums, historical landmarks, and unique entertainment programs, is one of the main tourist destinations in Russia. St. Petersburg has many tourist attractions with its own unique attractions for tourists on tour to Russia. As Russia's cultural capital, St. Petersburg is one of the top tourist destinations in Russia to get acquainted with Russian culture and art. There are many art museums in St. Petersburg that can introduce you to the works of great artists of the world and Russia, such as the Hermitage Museum, which is the second-largest art museum in the world. There are also many entertainment programs in St. Petersburg that create a memorable trip for visitors to the city. One of the main programs of the St. Petersburg tour is to visit the cultural and artistic centers of the city, such as theaters and art performances that attract many tourists. You can visit our blog to get acquainted with the best theaters in St. Petersburg and their art programs. In addition to all this, there are tourist attractions in St. Petersburg that are unique in their kind and have no other example anywhere in the world. One of these is the ship museums, which tourists can visit during their St. Petersburg tour program. Here we will introduce three of the top floating museums in St. Petersburg to our visitors so that they can visit them if they have enough time on the St. Petersburg tour.

Ship Museum Cruiser Aurora

 

St. Petersburg Ship Museum

Undoubtedly the most important and famous ship museum in St. Petersburg is the Ship Museum Cruiser Aurora. This cruise ship also has an exciting and fantastic history that is very attractive for those interested in Russian history. The Ship Cruiser Aurora has been involved in many wars and is known as one of the veterans of the Russian Navy. In addition to foreign wars, the Ship Cruiser Aurora also played an essential role in the great Russian Revolution. When the Bolshevik forces were ready to invade the Winter Palace and overthrow the Tsarist government, the Ship Cruiser Aurora fired a blank shot and signaled the revolutionary troops to start the attack. That is why in Soviet history, the Ship Cruiser Aurora is considered one of the most important ships in the Russian Navy's history. After all these historical events, when the Ship Cruiser Aurora retired from service, the idea of ​​establishing a museum on it soon came up. Given the ship's history, establishing a museum to show its importance to the Russian people and explain the ship's services and how it operated was inevitable. Today, tourists of Russia tour can visit the Ship Museum Cruiser Aurora and learn about its history and its operation, which is one of the exciting features of this ship museum. If you want to know more about this ship museum before visiting it, you can visit our weblog.

C-189 Submarine Museum

 

St. Petersburg Ship Museum

After the Ship Museum Cruiser Aurora, arguably the strangest and most extraordinary floating museum in St. Petersburg is the C-189 Submarine Museum. This submarine also carries a strange history behind it. After sinking for several years in one of the ports of St. Petersburg after its retirement, some officials and old forces of this submarine, with the help of a Russian financier, decided to save this famous submarine and turn it into the C-189 submarine museum. After the submarine was rebuilt entirely and even ready for service, this submarine's doors were opened to visitors. One of the most exciting sensations that visitors can experience while visiting this submarine is going inside this submarine. Tourists who visit the museum during their travel to Russia will also have the opportunity to get acquainted with how the submarine works and see the submarine's engine room and artillery, which has added to this museum's charm. You can visit our blog to learn more about the C-189 Submarine Museum. We have also introduced the exhibits that you can see while visiting this submarine during your Russia tour program to make it easier for our tourists to choose whether they want to visit this museum on their trip to St. Petersburg or not.

The Icebreaker Krassin

 

St. Petersburg Ship Museum

If you are curious to know how polar discoveries have been made in the past, visiting the Icebreaker Krassin should be a top priority during your travel to St. Petersburg. This icebreaker, which has been involved in many Soviet polar explorations and even came to the Red Army's aid many times during the siege of Leningrad, is now one of the ship museums of St. Petersburg where tourists can learn about the ship's history and stories. Visitors can also learn about how this icebreaker operate during their visit. The icebreaker was also involved in numerous rescue operations, the most famous of which was the rescue of an Italian discovery group. The Icebreaker Krassin is now fully refurbished and ready to work so visitors can better understand how it operates. We at Star Travel Group also recommend visiting this icebreaker to our travelers on tour to Russia.

 

St. Petersburg Ship Museum

Of course, if you are interested in the Russian Navy's history, the Central Naval Museum is the best place to visit on tour to St. Petersburg. This museum, which also has many branches, some of which are unique ship museums, is an excellent place. Nevertheless, our selection from these floating museums is these three options that we mentioned above. The Central Naval Museum also has significant exhibits that can surprise visitors. Among these exhibits is Peter the Great's boat, which he traveled from St. Petersburg to Vasilievsky Island over the Neva River with it. If you are interested in getting acquainted with this museum and its branches, we at Star Travel Group suggest you visit our blog. We have also introduced St. Petersburg's top tourist attractions that can help you choose the best tour to St. Petersburg. You can visit our blog for the latest information on travel to Russia, our tips and advice, and get acquainted with the best shopping centers in Russia.