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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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Private Tour of the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg
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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 Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Signage could be better but the real tragedy are the tour groups. Many participants snap photos without even looking at the nuances because they have such a limited time. It detracts from the overall beauty and experience of the museum when hordes of humanity are...More

Thank julijoyeux
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A visit to St Petersburg is futile if you don't Pay homage at the Hermitage Museum! 😄 For an art connoisseur, it's no less than a pilgrimage! It's breathtakingly beautiful! The art collection makes you speechless! Few points to remember - 1) it gets pretty...More

1  Thank Varunkhanna1975
Reviewed 3 days ago

The famous collection of French Impressionists paintings are NOT in the Hermitage anymore. Very disappointed. They are close by in another building across Palace Square and require a separate ticket. The bulk of them is in the General Staff Building across Palace Square. So if...More

Thank CamilleLacy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Coming from the USA and not having a visa, my husband and I used the services of TJ Travel, which I highly recommend. Our knowledgeable guide, Victoria, gave us a sampling tour of the highlights of Hermitage, getting us in before the long queue of...More

Thank joanhenkel
Reviewed 3 days ago

Before going to St. Petersburg a friend of mine told me that you will soon see why they had a revolution. The opulence of the Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace far exceeded my expectations and really has to be seen. The restoration work has been...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Hermitage Museum was worth the time and effort to see, but fighting the crowds was a pain. There were so many people trying to go through that it down graded what should be a terrific experience to one that was almost unpleasant. It was...More

1  Thank Ed50_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although the Hermitage is stunning the crowds and total disorganisation made the visit a nightmare. We had booked a two day ticket, do this online beffore going as it will save you queing, but did not return for the 2nd day as it was sooo...More

Thank Eileen K
Reviewed 3 days ago

So much to see but a tour guide is the way to go or you will be overwhelmed and miss the most significant works, of which there are many!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely huge museum. Well worth the visit. Wear comfy shoes as you,lol be walking a lot.amazing history.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Twenty Rembrandts in one place! The Hermitage museum's collections are simply staggering. The opulent palace is a showplace for three million magnificent objects. It's impossible to see more than a tiny fraction, so get a good guide or else just pick a few key items...More

Thank SuzanneSays
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I know that excursions are in the diamond room and gold. But, my recommendation is to be like yourself so you will see more and what you want.
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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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The beginning of October may be okay, cold but gold - a lot of yellow and red leaves everywhere. You may even catch a couple of partially sunny days, on which you should run to Pushkin and Pavlovsk. Nothing to do in Peterhof... More