World Monuments Fund Alexander Palace Time Machine
World Monuments Fund Alexander Palace Time Machine



From the Mayor of St. Petersburg


History of the Alexander Palace

The Restoration Project

The Museum Project

Some Next Steps

Project Participants

The Romanov Dynasty



Zoom Views

Palace Floorplan

Garden Facade

Front Entrance


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Massie, Suzanne. Pavlovsk: The Life of A Russian Palace. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1990.
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Pavlovsk Palace Archive, Pavlovsk. Private Archive of Anatoli Mikhailovich Kuchumov, Former Curator, Alexander Palace Museum.

State Commission for the Preservation of Historic Monuments, St. Petersburg.

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