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State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace

Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday

I had a great time at the Hermitage, I strongly recommend bying tickets from the kiosk at the site as opposed to online as to get entrance into all buildings the only online option is for 2 days. Make sure you go to the Winter...More

Thank Zoe D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I think it would take months to see even most of the art and decor or this massive museum. I strongly encourage using a well-trained guide to help you make the most of this museum.

Thank debdiva
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Eremitage is must for everyone with any interest in art or history. Beautiful, great, and a fantastic collection of art. In particular the impressionist ant modern art in separate section was outstanding. Have never seen so much fine art. This museum is a must

Thank Bengtgfalk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had booked a private tour and we're glad we did. One of our party was in a wheelchair and we were all picked up from the port and taken directly to the museum. Our guide bought the tickets and knew the best access points...More

Thank DebsB
Reviewed yesterday

Almost too much to take in, So fantastic art and glamour In a great contrast to the serfdom people that made this possible. I think that when i see this I get a understanding of the Russian revolution. But this is a must place to...More

Thank Leif E
Reviewed yesterday

The old Winter Palace (Hermitage) is a must see in Russia and rightly so. A seemingly never ending exhibiion of the most marvellous showpieces, built up over the last few centuries of rich Russian history and culture. Tip 1: get a professional guide to make...More

Thank RobWij
Reviewed yesterday

The museum itself is huge and offers many great sights however the queue to get it (even if prebooked) is enormous and kind of spoils the experience. Also within the museum, it is very overcrowded and full of loud tourgroups (usually chinese or spanish). The...More

Thank Paniek
Reviewed 2 days ago

Peter the Great, Catherine, and then the confiscations by the Bolshevik revolution... an incredible collection of art.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a tour. The lady took us to 5 museums. It was exhausting. We were on the Norwegian Getaway cruise to Scandinavia and the Baltic. I had a hard time not being enraged at this place, understanding that the peasants were starving and...More

Thank Sue2023
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn't expect the museum to be so huge. We were completely overwhelmed. It's better to split the visit and visit the hermitage over several days. A must see.

Thank Michael N
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Varunkhanna1975 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Don't know about the guided tour at the entrance as we had booked through a local travel agent to procure the visa as well. The audio guide is pretty helpful though the museum is too big to be covered in a day & a guide... More
28 June 2017|
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Response from Ricardo O | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Most of the coffee, stores, museums, tours and restaurant receives credit cards I have tried Visa and MasterCard. In case you need cash, ATM machines are located in different areas of the city, normally inside big... More
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Response from johnlinton7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take pictures in most places. No idea about the weather