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State Museum of Urban Sculpture of St. Petersburg It is a unique museum, because in addition to the main museum activity, it is also engaged in the conservation and restoration of all monuments located in the city under the open sky.
The museum is relatively young (exists since 1939), but already has a significant territory, and even several branches. In the introduction of the museum today, there are about 1,500 memorial plaques and more than 200 monuments. The museum has a workshop in which restoration work is carried out, in which most of the workers are involved.
State Museum of Urban Sculpture - the only one. There are no such models of famous monuments in any city. The exposition of these models allows visitors to the museum to look at all the monuments of St. Petersburg in a mini-version in 1-2 hours. In addition, an annotation is engraved on each of the models, on which the author, date and history of the monument are engraved.
The most famous expositions of the State Museum of Urban Sculpture are Lazarevskoe cemetery and tombs and necropolises of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra. These are the largest expositions in which tombstones made of white stone can be found, as well as monuments preserved from the 18th century.
Museum of urban sculpture in St. Petersburg is one of the visited museums. The museum is expanding, which makes it even more interesting for visitors.