The four renowned St. Petersburg museums — State Museum-Preserve Tsarskoye Selo, State Hermitage Museum, History of St. Petersburg State Museum, and State Museum-Preserve Peterhof — put on display at the Upper Bathhouse pavilion (Catherine Park) for summer 2010 a joint presentation of souvenirs created to mark major events throughout Russian history.
The core of the exhibition Keepsakes. Souvenirs from Past and Present is constituted by objects from the late 19th and the early 20th centuries commemorating occasions like Nicholas II’s coronation, the Tsarskoye Selo 200th Anniversary and the House of Romanov Tercentenary. Souvenirs from the modern time include those marking the 1000th anniversary of Yaroslavl, the 850th of Vologda, 300th of St. Petesrburg, 60th of the Victory (WWII), as well as the Sapsan High Speed Train Launch in 2009, and others.
The exhibition is open till September 30, 2010 at the Upper Bathhouse pavilion (Catherine Park), 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily except Thursday and Friday.