Central Naval Museum
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Lonely Planet review
Housed in what was once the Stock Exchange, the impressive Central Naval Museum , is packed with maps, excellent model ships, flags and photos relating to the Russian navy up to the present – it’s a must for maritime enthusiasts and boat-crazy kids.