If you ask locals from Saint Petersburg, what comes them to mind with the Kunstkamera, they will usually tell you: “Embryos, malformations, deformity of animals” as associations. But the Kunstkamera in Saint Petersburg is more than a collection of malformed beings. Moreover it is one of the world’s largest collection of anthropological and ethnographical exhibits. ...
The Kunstkamera (Кунсткамера) is, in my opinion, one of the highlights of St Petersburg and one of the best museums that I have been to in the city! Located on the banks of the Neva on Vasilievsky Island, directly opposite the Winter Palace, it was the first museum in the whole of Russia! It was ...