The Russian Museum of Ethnography is located in neoclassical style building built in the beggining of 20 century. It is one of the few buildings in St. Petersburg constructed specially for museum. The construction had continued from 1903 till 1916 by the V.F.Svin'in project. The museum funds have formed from 1902, but the museum was opened for public just in 1932.The large Museum's collection contains thousands of different handcrafted items such as jewellery, clothes, weapons and tools used by different nations across Russia and Central Asia.
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