The high technology interactive exposition "Our Romantic Emperor" located on three floors of the Western Pavilion of St. Michael's Castle is devoted to Paul I, the author and owner of the ensemble of St. Michael's Castle. "Petersburg of Paul I" and the history of building of St. Michael's Castle, an interactive book about the foreign travels of Grand Duke Paul Petrovich and a kinect quiz, a virtual fitting room and 3D modelling used "to enter" in the painting of Martin Ferdinand Quadal "The Coronation of Paul I and Maria Fyodorovna" creates an opportunity for a deep and fascinating immersion in the epoch of the late 18th century.
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On the day of the tour tickets are available only in the ticket offices of the palaces of the Russian Museum (except the Stroganov Palace and the Cabin of Peter the Great).
Tour start times
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – 11:00 a.m.; 2:30 p.m.
Thursday – 4:00 p.m
Thursday - group visits - separate session at 11.00 a.m.
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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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