The exhibition Stone Etudes, which offers visitors an associative-emotional perception of the kingdom of minerals, presents compositions of natural stones, images of natural or man-made objects associated with them, and Japanese tiercets (hokku or haiku) that emotionally correspond to them.
Samples of minerals and rocks to which people from ancient times assigned magic and healing properties are demonstrated at the exhibition Magic of Gems.
At the exhibition of Agates, varieties of this ornamental stone are demonstrated in accordance with its classification.
The Mineral Paints exhibition introduces the minerals used to prepare various paints from the time of primitive man to the present.
At the Meteorites exhibition, all three classes of meteorites are presented: iron, stone and iron-stone, as well as tektites, formed as a result of melting of earth rocks during a meteorite fall.
The exhibition Building and Facing Stone in the Architecture of St. Petersburg of the 18th - early 20th Centuries, shows more than 70 varieties of natural building and facing stone used in the construction and decoration of buildings, embankments, palaces and monuments of our city. The exhibition includes graphic and textual materials illustrating the extraction, delivery and use of natural stone in architecture.
«Building and Facing Stone in the Architecture of St. Petersburg of the 18th - early 20th Centuries»