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Menshhikov's Palace Museum Admission Ticket
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Menshhikov's Palace Museum Admission Ticket
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A vision in yellow, this majestic palace - now housing Russian cultural artifacts - once belonged to Alexander Menshikov, ruler of Russia for two years until accused of treason and exiled to Siberia.
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Universitetskaya Emb., 15 | Vasiliostrovskaya Metro Station, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
Vasilyevsky Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a bit difficult to find it for the first time (the entrance is just next to the café-restaurant), but it's a very interesting place - especially if you are not seen the Hermitage yet. You can see how a very-very rich nobleman lived next...More

Thank Dream682132
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The palace is actually a big house, built at the riverside, has great views and stores many historical things and artefacts, collected by Menshikov. Interesting to visit, but exposition is quite small, hour to see is more then enough. Biggest part of the building is...More

Thank sergem751
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The story behind the building is remarkable and shows the power play of Peter the Great's friend - Menshikov was lucky to keep his life!. The building grew over time and it stood, originally, right next to the river. It is more of a home...More

Thank Alan186346
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

You get the visit to the Menshikov Palace included in the 2-day Hermitage ticket. As we started our day from Vassilevsky island, we visited Menshikov Palace before the Hermitage. It’s a nice palace with many halls. Every Hall has a different wooden floor, worth seeing....More

Thank Elmatar
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a lovely mansion which belonged to a really interesting character from Peter the Great's circle. It is full of paintings, tiles, stoves, with views out of the window to the river. Excellent for those suffering from gold fatigue, and included in the Hermitage...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is another palace museum that can be visited using the same ticket as the Hermitage and the General Staff Building. This one hasn't been renovated to quite the same extent as the main palaces near Palace Square, but it's still interesting to visit and...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The fascinating Menshikov Palace is one of the oldest buildings in St Petersburg. Impressive from the exterior, the interior consists of a sequence of public rooms which give a great impression of the life of 18th Century Russian aristocrats. I particularly liked the beautiful ceiling...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We visited this museum along with the Hermitage. It is a good ways away, but if you buy the regular ticket is is included (as long as you visit the same day). It is certainly worth a look and it much less crowded. We got...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The palace isn't too big so you will not fed up with it quickly. The guide don't go on about objects for ages. In the museum there are a lot of very famous portraits

Thank Marina G
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Here on the Vasileyevskiy Island, in the Universitetskaya Embankment is located this luxurious Palace-Museum. This was the first stone residential building in newly established capital of Russia. We got there one day, crossing the Palace Bridge from the Winter Palace and having in mind to...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
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