About the Russian Money museum
The Russian Money museum is located in the building of Anninskiy Cavalier on the territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress (Saint -Petersburg). Museum was founded by JSC Goznak – a company producing Russian money and high-security products since 1818.
The Peter and Paul Fortress plays an important role in the history of the Russian money circulation. Emperor Peter the Great founded the mint here in 1724. Today the Saint Petersburg Mint is a branch of Goznak. The building on the Cathedral Square was built at the beginning of the 19th century specially for the coin production.
The Russian money is associated with the history of Russia. Museum was opened in the summer of 2016. Here you can trace how various Russian money looked like, examine unique coins and banknotes, unapproved design.