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SUVOROV MEMORIAL MUSEUM

The special museum devoted to the life and times of Alexander Suvorov is in St. Petersburg. It was reopened in 1998 after ten years of restoration.Here we have some photos taken during our second visit in 2003. The museum has an excellent web site linked here. The email is suvorovmseum@mail.ru The musesum web sitge has a full history of the museum itself and much information about Suvorov.

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The exterior of the Suvorov Memorial Museum in St. Petersburg, designed by Alexander von Gogen on order of and under direct patronnage of Tsar Nicholas II. It was opened in 1904. It is located at 43 Kirochnaya Ulitsa.

 
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This mosaic on the outside wall of the Suvorov Museum depicts his famous crossing of the Alps at St. Gothard Pass in 1799 during withdrawal from Italy.It is a mosaic by Nikolay Maslennikov from a painting by Aleksey Popov.

 
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Bust of Suvorov in the museum.

 
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Bust of Suvorov in the museum.

 
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Portrait of Suvorov in full orders in Suvorov museum

 
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Portrait of Suvorov in full orders in Suvorov museum

 
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Artillery field piece from era of Suvorov.

 
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Large painting of Suvorov urging Russian troops at the storming of Ismail - Suvorov is at right in red uniform waiving his sword.

 
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Another portrait of Suvorov

 
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A group of Russian military academy cadets viewing the exhibits in the Suvorov Museum - large cannon in foreground.

 
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Large painting of Suvorov crossing the Alps during the withdrawal from Italy in 1799.

 
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Diorama of the Russian army of Suvorov in battle

 
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Another diorama of Russian army in action.

 
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Another diorama of Russian army in action.

 
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Painting of Suvorov fallen from wounded horse

 
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Full sized statue of Suvorov.

 

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