One of the most exiting among the mineral
museums of the world.
Founded in 1716 in Sankt-Petersburg, Russia as a the Mineral cabinet of Kustkammer. Under support Russian Academy of Science since 1725 . Museum was moved from Sankt-Petersburg to Moscow in 1934 together with Academy of Science. It was placed to a historical building which represents Moscow's architecture of the beginning 19 century. It was built for Count Orlov-Chesmensky as a manege to accommodate a riding hall and stables. Under Emperor Nicholas I the building was served as an out of town dancing hall for Russian Court.
WELCOME TO FERSMAN MINERALOGICAL MUSEUM
Museum is open for public 5 days a week
Wednesday - Sunday
from 11.00 to 17.00.
free entrance each first and last Wednesday of the month
How to get museum and how much tickets cost for individuals and groups
Russia, Moscow, 117071, Leninskiy prospect 18 - 2
PHONE: (495) 954-39-00
Administration: (495) 952-00-67
FAX: (495) 952-48-50