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Applied Art Museum at the Stieglitz Academy

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Fantastic

A true must! It reminded me of a miniature version of the V&A. I stopped by on a Saturday at... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Frieda F
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Hard to find but really worth seeing

It was hard to find the building, and once I found it, it was hard to find the right door. They let... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
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16 Sep 2018
“Fantastic ”
14 Sep 2018
“Odd place to visit ”
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This jewel of a museum, hidden inside the Artistic Industrial Academy, is worth a visit both for the magnificent building that houses it and for its treasure trove of glass, ceramics, furniture and other fine arts and antiques.
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Solyanoy Pereulok 13-15, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A true must! It reminded me of a miniature version of the V&A. I stopped by on a Saturday at around 1pm only to find out that the only way to visit the museum is via a guided tour. Fortunately a group was convening in...More

Thank Frieda F
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The receptionist was very nice, and to her credit explained that the 700 ruble entry fee required me to join a group tour that was only offered in Russian. Based on what I had read, I was expecting a multifaceted art experience, but the tour...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

After we bought entrance tickets and entered, why every single person working there was so rude and angry at us? Maybe because they are all used to treat their "art school" students like that, so they decided why make a difference for paying adult visitors?...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

It was hard to find the building, and once I found it, it was hard to find the right door. They let me in and I was all alone! Once in, it was a circuitous route along corridors, up stairs, down stairs, more corridors, few...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went on a Saturday when the art school was not in session and a huge film crew was filming something outside. We thought we had the right building but we couldn't find anyone to ask who knew about the Stieglitz, so we pulled on...More

Thank Celia D
Reviewed 4 July 2016

After seeing the photos and write-ups in some of the guide books, my wife and I traipsed all the way over here only to discover that they don't allow tourists. Frankly, I think they could find ways to make this clear in the guidebooks and,...More

3  Thank GEDLosAngeles_CA
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I were in St. Petersburg in early May 2016 and I was really looking forward to the Applied Art Museum. It looked amazing! It's part of an art school, and when we walked in there was a guard checking each person's identification...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Loved this museum. You can't go as individuals, groups only. However we turned up and the director kindly took us round! We had a great visit, saw lots and learnt lots. It is arty and cultural, but interesting all the same. The art work is...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is part of the university and fine arts students use it for study and exhibit here. The building is 19thc and in neo medieval style, with wagnerian ceilings and walls. Objects, furniture and decorative arts from the middle ages to the 19th c. You...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2015

This is the kind of museum I always hope to come upon. The original owner of this collection/school had this fantastic building built to house his collection, and these objects were for the art students to be inspired by. That it was damaged during the...More

2  Thank Miriahm D
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