Address and phone: Tsvetochnaya str., 16, + 7 (812) 495-54-65
Schedule: daily from 10.00 to 20.00
Grand Maket Russia is a private Museum in Saint-Petersburg. Represents the layout scale is 1:87, 800 m2, where the combined collective images of regions of the Russian Federation. It is the largest model in Russia and the second largest in the world (after Miniatur Wonderland in Hamburg). Located in a separate two-storey building, built in 1953 in the style of Stalin's Empire.
The relief consists of seas, lakes and rivers, mountains and hills, fields and forests. On its square stretches cities and villages, "built" tunnels and bridges, ports and airports, train stations and underground stations, factories, mines and oil rigs, stadiums, military bases, operating roads and Railways with more than 200 railway trains. Realistic train and car traffic is provided by digital control. Every 15 minutes from East to West over the layout of the coming night, for a simulation involving nearly 800,000 LEDs.
Also on the model there are different events-for example, a forest fire or forested. Some of these scenarios can be run independently by visitors using special buttons.