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The State Hermitage Museum

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One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in the Winter Palace, and contains over 2.7 million exhibits including some of the world's greatest works of art.
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Dvortsovaya Sq., 2, St. Petersburg 191055, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed today

This is a must-see for anyone visiting St Petersburg. The most beautiful palace full of history and beautiful artifacts. The queue wasn't wery long in october even though there were apparently more turists than normally this time of year.

Thank Marja-Patricia
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fabulous time here yet again. Started off bad as the ticket machine ate our roubles but we were offered a free tour in russian to make up for it. Was very crowded however so we had to take some detours around the groups....More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed yesterday

Before our visit to St. Petersburg planned on the first week of the Ocober 2018 we found out that every first Thursday of the month the entry to the Hermitage is free. That's why we scheduled our visit on Thursday, 4th of October. We arrived...More

Thank Miloš R
Reviewed yesterday

If you liked the Louvre you will also love the Hermitage. Yes its crowded, yes the provenance of many paintings is questioned and yes their acquisition may be less than honorable but the buildings contain art works you will never see if not here. If...More

Thank Garry H
Reviewed yesterday

If you have 2 days and love art, or lack the energy to walk in an museum for more than 3 hours a day (me), book a 2 day ticket on line. This allows you to 1) skip the line 2) see more at your...More

Thank Bandoeagle
Reviewed yesterday

If you like art this is the place to go. They have a Rembrandt room which you could spend the day in. The decor on the interior is wonderful if you want to skip the art. The Winter Palace which is part of the museum...More

Thank mary w
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't visit this wonderful place in the high tourist season - I really found it hard to get the most from my trip here. I actually went to the top floor and basement where there were less people and believe I enjoyed it more than...More

Thank travellover077
Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressive array of old masters and in the separate General Staff Building Impressionists, Post-Impressionists and Contemporary works. The Winter Palace and adjoining buildings are as equally impressive and make sure you reserve time to visit at least some of the State Rooms. We printed out...More

Thank gecko24
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is so much to see and take in here. It is lesson in Russian history which can't be missed if you are in St. Petersburg. The painting galleries are especially magnificent. It is very worth it to pay for a tour, you won't have...More

Thank John L. B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant collection. Spent 3 hours here drooling. And then there are the other exhibits. Well worth the visit. Much cheaper than in Paris. Very impressive city

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