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Freud Dream Museum, Russia

From series “Strange, Weird and Unusual Museums Amusing its Visitors”
Year: 1999.

Many people are interested in the interpretation of the dream, including for the works of Siegmund Freud connected with this theme. Not all, however, know that the museum dedicated to 'dreamthematic' is located in Saint Petersburg. The location of the Museum of Dreams Freud is the magnificent 19th century villa, not far from the Winter Palace. The museum was opened in 1999 on the occasion of the important event - the 100th anniversary of the publication of Freud's book 'Traumdeutun'.

Freud Dream Museum, Russia The interior in the museum is simply unique, the walk through its rooms really reminds of the dream. The museum's collection is based on the old books, photographs and articles that the scientist used to write the book. One of the museum rooms is equipped with the special lighting system, the mirrors of various shapes and sizes are attached to the walls. Only one visitor can enter this hall at once, so that the so-called 'effect of the dream in waking' could be felt perfectly.

In the museum there is a film hall where often the exciting documentary films are running. In the lecture hall the interesting cultural events take place every week. Every year, about 10,000 people visit the museum devoted to dreaming. The people who find this topic extremely interesting can visit the library next to the museum, which presents a large selection of the thematic books, including the legendary work Freud. Recently, the contemporary art gallery, as well as the cozy café, was opened on the ground floor of the historical building, where you can relax after the exciting excursion. Next - Marzipan Museum


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ATM bankomat: 'Severo-Zapadnyy bank Sberbanka Rossii' located in 0.05 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Rent for Event, firma po prokatu avtomobiley' is located in 0.01 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Faeton, Ofis' in 0.31 km
Supermarket: 'VIKTORIYa, prodovolstvennyy magazin' in 0.03 km
Parking: 'Gorodskoy tsentr avtostoyanok i garazhey' in 0.04 km
Apotheek: 'Apteki Nevis' in 0.11 km
Police station: 'Upravleniye Vnevedomstvennoy Okhrany Pri Guvd, Otdel Vnevedomstvennoy Okhrany Sankt-peterburga, OVO Petrogradskogo r-na' in 0.21 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Na Zdorovye, Restoran' in 0.03 km
Railway station: 'Sportivnaya' in 0.4 km

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Top destination around Freud Dream Museum - Saint Petersburg

The most beautiful historical building houses the State Russian Museum, whose opening took place in the 19th century during the reign of Nicholas II. It presents a rich collection of unique art exhibits. Some of them have been presented to the museum by families of local aristocrats. Everyone who admires the works of Aivazovsky, Bryullov, and Repin, as well as other outstanding Russian artists of the 18th and 19th centuries, can be interested in visiting the museum.
Kazan Cathedral is considered to be the main Orthodox church in St. Petersburg. It keeps a unique religious relic - an ancient icon of the Kazan Mother of God. The building of the cathedral is an outstanding monument in Empire style. It looks more like a magnificent palace rather than a church. The huge cathedral with a green dome has a chic interior design. Its icons and murals have been written by the best artists.

The Smolny Monastery has an interesting history, as well. It represents a huge architectural value. The elegant white building of the monastery was constructed according to the project of B.Rastrelli. They started construction in the 18th century and had been continuing for 87 years. The cathedral located on the territory of the monastery was one of the richest in the city at the time of its opening. However, in the Soviet period, it lost all its values. For a long time, the monastery was in desolation. Nowadays, a concert hall operates within its walls.
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