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Museums in Russia

Konchaev Firefighting and Technical Exhibition

The Fire-Technical Exhibition, named after B.I. Konchaeva of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia for St. Petersburg is the oldest specialized museum in the country. Its opening took place on June 29, 1957. Since 1994, the exhibition bears the name of one of its founders B.I. Konchaeva. For more than half a century, the exhibition, located in the building of the old fire station, acquaints its visitors with the main milestones of the formation and development of the city's fire and rescue service.


Tthe biggest private museum dedicated to the Great Patriotic War was opened in St Petersburg in 2017. The patricatic Lenrezerv association put together the exhibition, which features cars and military equipment pertaining to the 2nd World War.