Cabinet of curiosities Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography. Peter the Great (Kunstkammer) located on the Neva River in the historic center of St. Petersburg. The museum, founded by decree of Peter I, opened its doors to visitors in 1714 It was created with the purpose of collecting and study curiosities, created by nature and by human hands. Russian Academy of Sciences is one of the most complete and interesting in the world. He has more than a million artifacts and reflect the diversity of the cultures of the peoples Old and New Worlds. At the same time the Museum has always been and continues to be one of the largest research centers for the study of human cultural heritage, continuing the tradition of the great Russian ethnographers and anthropologists of XVIII-XX centuries. This museum is also known for his collection of “freaks” – anatomical curiosities and anomalies. For example, sirenomelia, two-headed lamb, Siamese twins, and more. Schedule of work: The museum is open from 11.00 to 18.00Cashier is open until 17.00.Schedule of work during the school holidays29, 30, on December 31, January 1 – the museum is closedFrom 2 to January 11, the museum is open from 11.00 to 18.00, cash – up to 17.00 The museum is closed: Day off – MondayCleaning day – last Tuesday of every month Contact information: Address: Nab. University, 3Phone: +7 (812) 328-0712www.kunstkamera.ru Visit cost: Adult – 250 rubles.School, student, pension – 50 rubles.