The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the most important events in world history. It altered the political landscape of the 20th century. During the tour, you can catch the spirit of those hard times and trace the milestones of Russian Revolution. You will learn how the military takeover put an end to an empire that covered a sixth of the globe. The head of the Revolution, the Bolsheviks’ mastermind аnd Soviet people’s idol for many decades was Vladimir Lenin. You will visit one of his ascetic offices where he signed the decrees that proved to be fatal for the country and people. The tour includes a visit to the Museum of Political History located in the former Mansion of Mariinsky theatre ballerina Matilda Kshessinskaya. In 1917, the mansion was seized by the Bolsheviks and turned into their headquarters. It later became the Museum of the Revolution. Following the museum, you will be near the famous Cruiser Aurora. The blank shot from the ship signaled the assault on the Winter Palace.

Additional information

Number of persons1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Price for the private tour:

  • 1 person – $300  
  • group of 2 – $165 per person
  • group of 3 – $130 per person
  • group of 4 – $105 per person
  • group of 5 and more – $90 per person

Operating days:

  • Daily except Thursday and last Monday of each month

Tour includes:

  • 4 hours of guide service including pick up and drop off at the hotel
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fee to the Museum of Political History 

Booking and cancellation policy:

  • We recommend to make the booking 7-45 days in advance during the peak season from May to September
  • Booking of the tour can be made not less than 3 days prior to the date of the tour
  • After the tour is booked the cancellation will incur a 20% cancellation fee of the total amount 
  • There will be no refund for the cancellation of the tour made less than 48 hours prior to the booked tour
  • Change of the date of the tour can be done within 48 hours prior to the tour date 
  • All cancellations or change of dates can be done by phone or email

Additional info:

  • Please indicate preferred pick up time and place