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The State Hermitage Museum

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Skip the Line: State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg Admission Ticket
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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

The collection on display is enormous, and the building itself is certainly worth a visit on its own right. There are plenty of artifacts, paintings and sculptures on display so it is a good idea to study in advance the collection and decide what you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kostis K
Reviewed today

Absolutely to visit, the level of Louvre, Galleria Uffizi, Tate Gallery, Prado. Kind advice to take a guide, it's not expensive, wide choice of foreign languages, the guides are very well prepared, many of them are Doctors in Art, they are really friendly and passionate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marina O
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful Museum! You could spen hours and hours in this place there is so much to take in, not to mention the beautiful building that houses all the treasures. Very busy place, but out Tour guide from Dancing Bear Tours Elena was awesome...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rachel W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The architecture, the decor, the art - all breathtaking. I was there for six hours and probably needed another six to feel like I’d seen everything. Informative guided tours. Must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Q8605MZpauln
Reviewed yesterday

Definitely would recommend seeing the museum while in Saint Petersburg, and I would do private tour guide, which you do not have to wait in line for hours to get in.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amichael
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Hermitage was a highlight of our 3 day visit to St Petersburg. My teenager’s entry was free as a school student- an incredible gesture from the organisation and much appreciated. The collection was stunning, exceptionally maintained and well presented. There was good English signage...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cariddel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the great museums of the world. A fabulous collection of art and don’t forget the impressionist/modern collection across the square. Really good museum shop too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 569rebeccad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wooow!!! What an unbelievable vast perfect museum! You can find of every where and every thing some thing here! In face exploring all parts of this museum take more than a day ( I mean just walking through all parts🙃 ) so visitors have to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mohammadreza A
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the great museums in the world, the former imperial collection of the tsars who wanted to emulate France and Italy’s cultural wonders.The palace took 36 rounds of artillery during WW II, but has been beautifully restored to its original jaw-dropping opulence . Visited...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was part of a solo friendly tour group when we went to see the summer palace. It was stunning! The artwork was beautiful. There were staff located in every room to preserve the magnificence of all the articles. Really enjoyed the tour and there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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There are some places you can not take photos at all and some where you can not use your flash