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Nabokov Museum

Phone: (812) 315-4713

Address: 190000, Saint-Petersburg, B. Morskaya, 47

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    Author of numerous novels, short stories, poems and essays, Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) remains a towering figure in world literature of the 20th century. It is not just Nabokov's literary merits that have made him one of the brightest figures of Russian and world culture. The many facets of Nabokov's talents as well as his extraordinary life have thrust him into the higher ranks to become a "legend", a literary celebrity. Initiated by UNESCO, the Nabokov Centennial will be celebrated world wide this year. Every country where Nabokov lived at different times - Russia, Great Britain, France, The USA, Switzerland - will pay tribute to this great writer.

    Vladimir Nabokov spent the first 18 years of his life in the Nabokov family house at 47 Bolshaya Morskaya Street in St. Petersburg. In September, 1997, the house opened as the V.V.Nabokov Museum, thus becoming the core link between the writer and his native city. Its exposition recounts the history of the Nabokov family and the house were they lived. The annual Nabokov Conferences take place there

Museum's services:
   lecture hall, public library

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants

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Administrative phone:
    (812) 315-4713

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 24.04.1998
    opened: 01.07.1998

Organisation status:

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific


    permament show rooms 230м2
    temporary exhibitions 35м2
    museum's store 70м2

Employee number:
    6 (curators: 3)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:
    archive, science library, experts team

Collections volume:
    1700, rare collection's items: 1363

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