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Mineralogical Museum of St.- Petersburg State University

Address: 199034, Saint-Petersburg, 7/9, Universitetskaya nab.

Working hours:* Warning:
preodered visits only

Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M228 - official web page

    E-Mail:


billboard, events and excursions

Description:
    The collection of our Museum is one of the most ancient in Russia (it was founded in 1785). These unique collections were formed by such outstanding scientists as I.Georgy, D.Sokolov, D.Mendeleev, V.Vernadsky, etc. The entire collection of the Museum consists of about 39000 spesimens representing examples of about 870 of the known mineral spesimens. The display area contains about 2000 spesimens. All othersare housed on the different collections, wich are available for study and research: systematic mineral collection; mineral association; Genesis of mineral; Meteorites; Gemstones; Artificial minerals; Mineralogy of Russia and of the former USSR.

    There are some beautiful memorial collections.



Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (812) 328-9481



Organisation status:
   Ministry

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    scientific, educational

Classification:
    Natural history

Squares:
    permament show rooms 300м2
    museum's store 30м2

Employee number:
    4 (curators: 4)

Average visitors per year:
    5000


Specific departments:
    archive, science library

Collections volume:
    около 39000, rare collection's items: 18000



Web sites and CD-disks:
    above






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