1. Skip to Menu
  2. Skip to Content
  3. Skip to Footer>

Museum of Printing

PDF Print Email

Written by Administrator

Posted on 24 July 2011

Last Updated 24 July 2011

Museum of Printing
Address: Embankment Embankment, 32
Phone: excursions - (812) 312-09-77
Open: from 11.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday the museum is open until 17.00; office closes an hour earlier, a day off - Wednesday

The house on the Sink, which now houses the Museum of the press, at various times held different organizations that are directly attributable to pechanomu and newspaper business. For a long time here was situated the newspaper "Rus", and later went to the house publishing "Country Gazette". In 1917 this building was the newspaper "Pravda", which oversaw the work of Lenin himself.

The first museum was established here in 1984, it was called "Lenin and the" Pravda "newspaper." In 1991, the concept of the museum was changed and, according to a new concept, it was renamed the "Museum of Printing of St. Petersburg."

The exposition of the Museum of printing includes the following permanent exhibitions - "The History of Printing in St. Petersburg in the XVIII Century," "Publishing and printing the beginning of XX century" and "Music Gallery".

The first exhibition devoted to the history and formation of Typography in the Northern capital. Hall, which houses the exhibition, designed as a library. Here you can see books that were published in the very first printers of St. Petersburg, as well as a variety of documents that are relevant to the history of printing.

The second exhibition occupies three halls. Here, look curious visitor can trace the entire process of creating the newspaper. In one of these rooms are exposed to a fascinating collection of old printing equipment.

Last exhibition occupies two halls devoted to the history of the house, which houses the museum. Originally, this building, standing on the embankment of the River Embankment, was a profitable home. Each new owner makes to house its own requirements and undertaken more regular adjustments and alterations. As a result, two-story building was originally grown for another four floors, acquired a mosaic floor in the lobby, lined with tiles furnaces, elevators, decorated in Art Nouveau style, and production wing, which housed printing. In the halls of the exhibition "Music Gallery" you can admire the interior of the house, as well as a rich collection of various musical instruments.


Russia - Saint-Petersburg

Site Navigator

  1. Home
  2. Russia
  3. Saint-Petersburg
  4. Museum of Printing
Crimea region
East Ukraine
United Kingdom
Billund (LegoLand)
Other recreational
Other cities info
North of Sweden
East Coast and Islands
West Coast
Am Hof ​​Square
Shtefanplatts and St. Stephen's Cathedral
Boulevard Ring
Graben and Kertner Strass
Belvedere and Karlskyrhe
Schönbrunn Palace
Parks of Vienna
Theaters and museums in Vienna
Vienna Arsenal
The history of Hallstatt
Abbey of St. Peter
Mirabell Palace
Palace Helbrunn
Mozart's House Museum
Salzburg Cathedral
Dwelling house of Mozart
Salzburger Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art
The zoo
Castle Mauterndorf
Cave Eisriesenwelt
Old Town of Salzburg
Castle Schlossberg
Graz Cathedral
Burgh Castle
Church of St. Leonard
Mausoleum in Graz
Franciscan Church
Alpine Zoo
Ambras Castle
Golden Roof
Cathedral of St. James
Tyrolean Museum
Triumphal Arch in Innsbruck
Museum "Swarovski Crystal Worlds"
Vilten basil
The Hofburg Imperial Palace
Old Cathedral in Linz
Castle of Linz
New Cathedral in Linz
Bad Ischl
Villa Lehar
Imperial Villa
Esterhazy Castle
Benedictine Monastery
Castle Hartheim
Hochosterwitz Castle
Castle Hohenwerfen
Liechtenstein Castle
Bernstein castle
Basilica of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Semmering Railway
Most beautiful and famous castles in Austria
Castle Tratzberg
Castle Artshtetten
Castle Riegersburg
Fortress Forhtenshtayn
Botanic Gardens
National Wine Centre of Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide Zoo
South Australian Museum
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Shark Bay
Monkey Mia
Alice Springs
Olive Pink Botanic Garden
Gallery Gondwana
Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve
Royal Flying Doctor Service
Aboriginal Australia Culture Center
The Central Australian Aviation Museum
The Museum of Central Australia
Watarrka National Park and King’s Canyon
National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame
Finke Gorge National Park
The Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve
Araluen Centre for Arts and Entertainment
The Alice Springs Reptile Center
Discover Sydney
The Australian Museum
The Australian Reptile Park
Sydney Tower
Chinese Garden of Friendship
Sydney Observatory
IMAX Theatre
IMAX Theatre
St Mary's Cathedral
The Hunter Valley
Other countries

Free ads


Free ads in USA

смс в россию бесплатно

News of our site

St Olofs kyrka, Falsterbo kyrka, The Old Mill, Fyr
St Olofs kyrka,  Falsterbo kyrka, The Old Mill,  Fyr
SKANOR-FALSTERBO St Olofs kyrka Church of St. Olav (St Olofs kyrka) The church was built in 1200 year. In the 1300s it was expanded and built a tower. The last update was in late 1800. The altar is dated 1400. Near ...
Read More 2019 0

Old Cathedral in Linz
Old Cathedral in Linz
 Old Cathedral in Linz (original title Alter Dom) - a unique pattern of classical Baroque architecture. It should be noted that this Council has emerged as a Jesuit church in the late seventeenth century. Presented Cathedral ...
Read More 4140 0

The first hot...
The first hot...
The first hot air balloon with an automatic burner was launched in 1784.The first hot air balloon was launched in 1784. It was equipped with an automatic burner injecting a flame into the envelope, and heating the air within. ...
Read More 1315 0

The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
The Most Beautiful Girl in the WorldMy son comes to my wedding.He’s my best man. That’s what I tell him. ’You’re my best man, Pat. He looks pleased. He has never been a best man before. Not that he makes a smirking ...
Read More 4667 0

Synevyr (lake, Transcarpathia)
Synevyr (lake, Transcarpathia)
Synevyr (lake, Transcarpathia) The largest lake in Transcarpathia - Sinevir, which was formed 10,000 years ago at the height of 989 meters above sea level ... Lake Synevyr rightly considered the most valuable natural treasure ...
Read More 1896 0