Санкт-Петербургский музей Хлеба

St. Petersburg Museum of Bread
Address: 191040, St. Petersburg, Ligovsky prospect, 73
Phone: (812) 764-1110

Working hours: daily from 10.00 to 17.00, except Sundays, Mondays and the last Tuesday of every month

St. Petersburg Museum of bread - the first and so far the last museum in Russia dedicated to this ancient product. In the museum there are a variety of exhibits - from archaeologists excavated objects, applied to baking bread in ancient times, to all sorts of things that illustrate the history of the bakery business in St. Petersburg.

The museum's collection of bread is unique and very interesting. Here you can see with the history of bread and drool on-only view, but, alas, not too tough, baked goods - from those of samples that were baked before our era, to modern. And also look at the instruments used in the bakery case before and today - hand mills, shovels, etc., and on a variety of metal bakeware kovrizhek, cakes and other delicious products, gingerbread waffle boards and XVIII - XX centuries.

The most interesting collection of spectacular seems to packing boxes and labels confectionery firms XIX and XX centuries. They are often made out to the sketches of professional artists, and so were themselves packed into an excellent advertisement for their product a sweet tooth. No less interesting are signs institutions traded bakery and confectionery products, and numerous cookbooks and cookery dictionaries, and imaginatively designed menu St. Petersburg Restaurant and confectionery, included in the exposition.

Tea lovers will enjoy the collection of samovars all shapes and sizes. After appearing in the XVIII century, they quickly took an important place in tea houses, restaurants and private homes, becoming a very pleasant and beautiful attribute of tea, with painted porcelain and pottery.

One of the halls of the museum recreates the entire small bread bakery Petersburg, equipped with all necessary equipment for the production of bread and trade. These bakeries are usually catered to the poor of the capital.

On display are samples of the products and the Soviet bakeries, which, apart from mass produced goods and occasional products, decorated with Soviet symbols - the hammer and sickle, the five-pointed star, etc.

A special place among the exhibits occupy a material bearing upon the tragic moments in the history of St. Petersburg. For example, in the section devoted to the siege of Leningrad during World War II, you can see those same 125 grams of bread, which were assumed everyone in the city each day. This bread is a little similar to the one we eat today, he baked the recipe of war, and consists of flour dust, gidrotsellyulozy, cakes and oatmeal.

Санкт-Петербургский музей Хлеба.

Санкт-Петербургский Музей Хлеба был создан в 1988 году.

Музей хлеба.

Санкт-Петербургский музей хлеба.