Dostoyevsky Memorial Museum

Saint Petersburg, Russia

The memorial apartment of one of Russia's most renowned and prolific writers is conveniently located just one block away from Vladimirskaya metro station. Dostoyevsky lived here, his last apartment in St. Petersburg, between 1878 and 1881 and the flat is still filled with memorabilia relating to his life and work. Dostoyevsky based many of his stories and novels in St. Petersburg, especially in the Vladimirsky region of the city where his apartment is located. In celebration of his literary genius, the city erected a monument to the great writer in the spring of 1997, not far from Vladimirskaya metro station and from the Dostoevsky Memorial Museum. The museum also hosts occasional exhibitions of contemporary art.

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desa djordjevic milutinovic (5 years ago)
Nice and interesting Museum. Worth to see. If you take audio guide you'll find out a lot about the life of this great Russian writer. With ICOM cart entrance is free.???
Sarah Al Motairi (5 years ago)
Super amazing museum in the apartment of the famous Russian writer Dostoevsky. It has two sections. One section is dedicated to the writer’s literary legacy. The other section is the writer’s apartment. The highlight of the apartment is the writer’s reconstructed study office and his wife’s.
Robert Patton (6 years ago)
Very neat historical place for literature fans!
Dotan Emanuel (6 years ago)
Fantastic museum! take the audio guide and walk the 7 rooms of Dostoevsky apartment. Than take another 30-45 minutes in the room dedicated to his work to learn a bit more on his fascinating life all using the audio guide. A must in st. Petersburg.
Johanna Dragan (6 years ago)
Small Museum, but absolutely worth visiting. Great Audio guide in English, a must in St petersburg
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