Tours of the metro system, guided by experts. For dates and reservation contact the tour operator or check their website.
A tour visiting the most opulent stations like Avtovo Station and Kirov Plant station. Behind this beauty there’s an astonishing history to be told, along with humorous anecdotes and city legends. Fee: 24 euros. Tour operator: getyourguide.com.
Saint Petersburg Metro Museum. Here are the materials on the development of public transport in St. Petersburg, its architecture and metro stations. Includes photos of metro stations, full scale model of a metro cab with driver, lots of machine parts, technical info, commemorative objects, documents, and a short animated film for kids. Since 2005. Location: Primorskaya station building (after moving here from Avtovo train depot). Address: Odoevskogo, 29. May be hard to find, ticket office is hidden behind a pillar. At Primorskaya metro station. Hours (check before visiting): Monday to Saturday. Admission: RUB 300. Features: Guided tours on Thu and Fri. Sat with reservation only. Reference: metro.spb.ru (official website). visit-petersburg.ru.
Pre-recorded "Ostorozhno, dveri zakryvautsa" ("Mind the closing doors") (wav from voices.metro.ru). Upon arriving the message is "Stanciya [name]. Sleduyuschaya stanciya – [name]. (Perehod na liniyu [number])" ("Station [name]. Next station – [name]. (Transfer to line [number])".