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Geological Museum F.N. Chernyshev

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This is a spectacular museum virtually devoid of visitors. It is frozen in time, a relic of old... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
David W
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London, United Kingdom
Many beautiful stones and fossils

Some stones can be touched by hands. :-) There are precious, meteorites, rare stones. You see the... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2015
PavelTor
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Kaliningrad, Russia
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9 Oct 2016
“Worth visiting”
6 May 2015
“Many beautiful stones and fossils”
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Sredniy Ave., 74 | metro Vasileostrovskaya, St. Petersburg 199106, Russia
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a spectacular museum virtually devoid of visitors. It is frozen in time, a relic of old Russia. Visited in 1999. No options under "When did you visit" to give the correct date.

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Reviewed 6 May 2015

Some stones can be touched by hands. :-) There are precious, meteorites, rare stones. You see the diversity of nature. I want to go, look at my feet and and make my collection.

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Reviewed 1 June 2013

The Geological Museum in St. Petersburg is the second largest geological museum in the world, despite being virtually unknown. It is located on the Vasileostrovskaya Island, hidden away at the top floor of the beautiful university building that houses the Geology department. The museum is...More

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