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Address: Gagarina prospekt, d. 214, 603137, Russia
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Out of the Way, but Worth It

My husband and I took a taxi out, but I'm sure you can also get there via public transport. The museum is the actual apartment which Sakharov lived during his time in exile in... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Лора О
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Lahti
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fascinating museum for everybody who's interested in history, human rights and distress of a dissident in former USSR. Sakharov was a great man who played a big part in collapse of communism. There is a lot of information in English in museum and a possibility to have an English speaking guide. There are good public transport connections... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

My husband and I took a taxi out, but I'm sure you can also get there via public transport. The museum is the actual apartment which Sakharov lived during his time in exile in Gorky, located on the first floor of a regular apartment building. There's a small plaque on the front of the building, otherwise you could easily miss... More 

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

A potentially fascinating place. Made the journey only to discover that it was closed that day. In our defence, we had emailed ahead, hadn't received a reply but decided to risk it anyway. Moral of the story, check before you trek. Easy to get to, a straight shot from the centre on the bus. Does take a long time (about... More 

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