Aim of the program
The aim of the program is to create in the historical center of St. Petersburg the unique architecture and artistic museum complex that has no analogues on the base of the first in Russia the State Museum of national fine art - the Russian Museum of Emperor Alexander III and its palaces, buildings and territories.
Content of the complex
In the State Russian Museum operative administration:
- The world largest collection of Russian fine art (384676 artworks of the 10th - 20th centuries).
- The Mikhailovsky Palace - the museum main building, monument of Classicism architecture (architect Carl Rossi, 1819 - 1825).
- The Rossi Wing (architect Carl Rossi, 1819-1825).
- The Benois Wing - architectural monument of the beginning of the 20th century (architects L.N.Benois, S.O.Ovsjannikov, 1914-1920).
- The Stroganov Palace - monument of baroque architecture (architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli, 1753).
- Michael's (Engineers') Castle - architectural monument of the end of the 18th - begin- ning of the 19th century (architects Vincenzo Brennah, Vasily Bazhenov, 1797 - 1800).
- The Marble Palace - monument of the Early Classicism architecture (architect Antonio Rinaldi, 1768 - 1785).
- Pavlovsk, the "Farm" pavillion (architect Carlo Rossi, 1834), hotel, rest home.
In the stage of transferring to the State Russian Museum operative administration:
- The Mikhailovsky Garden (the Mikhailovsky Palace territory) - monument of land-scape architecture of the 18th - 19th centuries.
- The Michael's (Engineers') castle territory - monument of engineering and fortification building of the end of the 18th - beginning of the 19th centuries.
- The Michael's (Engineers') Castle gardens.
- House No 19 on the Nevsky Avenue (architect P.S.Sadovnikov, 1756).
- House No 2-b on the Griboedov Canal Embankment (1819-1825).
- The Eastern Corps de Guards Pavillion of the Michael's (Engineers') castle (architects Vincenzo Brennah, Vasily Bazhenov, 1797-1800).
- The Western Corps de Guards Pavillion of the Michael's (Engineers') castle (architects Vincenzo Brennah, Vasily Bazhenov, 1797-1800).