Russian Academy of Sceinces Pulkovo Observatory Astronomical Museum


Scientific museum dedicated to Russian astronomy

Scientific museum dedicated to Russian astronomy, UNESCO World Heritage Site. The museum is situated in a Round Hall of the main building of the Observatory. Today visitors can have a look at museum's unique exibits - geodetic instruments,  measuring equipment, optics of first-rate telescope XIX-XX centyries, collection of astronoimcal clocks, portraits of astronomers and scientists of past ages. 

Through the center of the Round Hall of Observatory passes the famous Pulkovo Meridian and it's located at 30°19,6‘ east of Greenwich

  • Address: St. Petersburg, Pulkovskoe highway, 65 k. 1
  • Phone Number: +7 (812) 723-44-00, +7 (812) 723-45-04
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  • Working time:
    Monday - Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
    Sunday: Free
    You can visit Observatory only as a part of organized group with guide.
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