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The Shadow Museum

Open Now: 11:00 - 22:00
Open today: 11:00 - 22:00
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Little gem in the heart of the city

Very nice museum located very close to the main street of the city. Higly recommend to visit it... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Brussels, Belgium
Extraordenary museum

Excelent exhibition! Very interesting for children and also for adults. Very kind stuff. Highly... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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"Shadow Museum" is a unique art space where modern art objects in the style of shadow art are represented. All the art works are connected in a unified exposition, the excursion "St. Petersburg of shadows" is provided in Russian and English. The...more
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Bolshaya Konyushennaya St, 5A, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 981 149-54-09
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Very nice museum located very close to the main street of the city. Higly recommend to visit it with kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Excelent exhibition! Very interesting for children and also for adults. Very kind stuff. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Propy1212
Reviewed 18 October 2018

A fascinating, unique, innovative and fun place to visit for all the family. I loved this place! I really recommend this museum for anyone who likes modern art and wants to see something unique! Special thanks to the amazing tour guide Sasha, her English was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This museum was really worth to visit. It is special and the tour was included to the price. Our guide spoke good english and was really inspiring. Exciting and special experience which can be recommended to anyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ксения Б, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at The Shadow Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It's our pleasure to have you as our guests, we will be glad to see you again next time! Sincerely yours, Shadow Museum team

Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you are in Sankt Petersburg, it would be good to visit it. It is very interesting and the persons who are presenting you are museum are very kind and they speak very well English. It is something special comparing to all other museums.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Luria S
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

It is a small but very interesting museum. A different concept of art really worth exploring. The guided visits add a lot of value to the experience. Anna, our guide was really nice, knowledgeable and spoke very good English! In addition, it was obvious that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The museum was quite unusual and unexpected. Our guide was enthusiastic and friendly, and the exhibit was interesting and quirky.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This was a really hidden surprise...the staff and english guide amazing at what they do...fun, interactive...kept both boys geussing...really loved the experience....

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lizev73
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This was by far one of the best parts of our trip. The artworks themselves were beautiful and unique, making the tour worth every cent, but then you also have a tour guide that is included in the base price! Our tour guide, Ageaya, was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank victoria p
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The gallery is big and very impressive, unique and highly recommended for anyone visiting st.Petersburg. They have a part at the end where they flash your shadow onto the wall. There is also a tour in English. P.S even their toilet is impressive and artistically...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank utyosov
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