In contrast to average museums the main feature of these places is that almost every exhibit is allowed to touch and explore it to the last detail. Interactive museums of our city tell in a simple way of the most complicated things, entertain and amuse visitors.
Grand Maket Russiya
The main and the only exhibit of this interesting museum is a huge model of Russia from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok. It consists of seas, rivers, lakes, mountains, beaches, houses, train stations, airports, museums, stadiums, military bases, railway stations and many other things. There are more than 20,000 planted trees and 30000 figurines on the model. All the objects are handmade. Perhaps one day will not be enough to examine all regions of our country, its main cities and places, which are represented in the form of the generalized image. It’s a work of art that definitely worth to see.
Opening hours: daily from 10 a.m. till 8 p.m.
It is one of the few museums in the city where it is common not only to look at the exhibits, but also to touch and to get acquainted with them. Within the tour kids and their parents go on a trip through time and space. They will find themselves on a board of the sunken pirate ship, will talk to a real witch, will stroll along the pavement in the Wild West and will try to get out of the dark maze of the Stone Age time. The museum will catch fancy of both children and their parents.
Opening hours: Working days from 12 p.m. till 10 p.m.
Weekends from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
This is the first interactive museum of entertaining science in Saint-Petersburg. There are more than 60 exhibits which show the ways of proceeding of different laws of physics and explain nature of the origin of the most amazing phenomena of the word around.
There are seven thematic areas in the museum. For example, in “the Dark room” you can catch your shadow or create lightning; in “the World of physical experiments” you can light an enormous lamp, hand in hand. In “the Water zone” you can awake tornado or appear inside a huge soap bubble. The visitors of the museum can also understand easily the scientific laws, those ones, which are so difficult to comprehend during school lessons. The programs of the museum are keeping up to date all the time it means that every visit will be unique.
Opening hours: daily from 11 a.m. till 7 p.m.
The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines
The only and the unique collection of the Arcade Machines is presented to the visitors in one of the most interesting museums of Saint-Petersburg. It houses more than 50 exhibits. The search for rare exhibits was held in the community centers, closed pioneer camps and abandoned recreation centers. All the exhibits are in working condition, are fixed and are waiting for players. Any machine in the museum can be touched, all the games can be played. Here every adult can go back to the past, playing the hits of the Soviet time, and every child can play the games, have fun and learn something new. In addition in a café visitors can get a glass of sparkling water out of the soviet machine, thus they will be able not only to touch the past, but also to taste it .
Opening hours: daily from 11 a.m. till 8 p.m.