St Petersburg Biennale of Museum Design2
30/09 – 30/10/2016

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New permanent display “The Russian Revolution 1917-1922”

New permanent display in the Museum of the Political History of Russia is dedicated to one of the crucial and most dramatic periods in Russian history – Revolution, 1917-1922. This project summed up the result of a long-term work of the museum staff on the research of new approaches creating an exposition about the Russian revolution. The exhibition opened in five museum halls and contains documents and photos representing the development of revolutionary events, as well as posters, paintings and graphics of revolutionary period, and original unique exhibits – revolution artifacts. The exposition has contemporary design including specific expositional constructions, thought-over color scheme of halls, special fonts for different exposition texts, carefully tuned lighting for different parts of the exhibit etc. It creates a special environment appealing to visitor’s emotions and allowing him or her to deeper comprehend presented materials.

Designer: Alexander Menus
Multimedia Equipment: EMT – European Museum Technologies

State Museum of the Political History of Russia

www.polithistory.ru

Address: 2-4 Kuibysheva st.
Metro Station: Gorkovskaya
Museum Hours: Friday-Tuesday 10 am – 6 pm, Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm
Closed: Thursday and last Monday of every month
Ticket: 200 rub.
Tel.:  (812) 233 70 52