Russian State Museum of Arctic and Antarctic

Local nameМузей Арктики и Антарктики
LocationSaint Petersburg, Russia

The Russian State Arctic and Antarctic Museum is a museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. It was established in November 1930 as part of the Soviet Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, but was not opened until six years later.The museum is located in Avraam Melnikov's Neoclassical church from the 1820s and remains the largest museum dedicated to polar exploration in the world. The current director of the museum is Victor Boyarsky.

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Phone +78125712549

Coordinates 59°55'38.854" N 30°21'13.254" E

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