The State Museum of the History of Religion is the only Russian and one of the few world museums that represents the history of the emergence and evolution of religion.
The museum’s collection boasts exhibits on the history of religions from ancient times till now. The exhibition presents the evolution of religious beliefs from their earliest forms to the present. The museum owns around 200,000 exhibits.
The museum has opened exhibition sections on archaic and traditional beliefs, polytheism, Judaism, early Christianity, Russian Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism.
Pochtamtskaya st., 14, Saint-Petersburg
Pochtamtskaya st., 14, Saint-Petersburg, 190000
8 (812) 315-30-80
Gostinyj Dvor, Sennaja ploschаd'
Mon, Thu – Sun: 10:00–18:00, Tue 13:00–21:00
Wed – The museum is closed