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Marble Palace

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Thirty-two different kinds of marble compose the facades and interior of this palace which now exhibits temporary art exhibitions as well as a permanent exhibit of the works of painters and sculptors who influenced the development of Russian art.
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Millionnaya St., 5/11, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 312-91-96
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

The Marble Palace is one of the first Neoclassical palaces in Saint Petersburg. It's not as grand as other palaces in St. Petersburg, but definitely worth a little time spent there. No mistake - it is impressive. It was a lavish gift from Catherine the...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We visited here on a wet afternoon, not expecting too much, and were very pleasantly surprised. The Marble Hall wasn't particularly to my taste but the other classically decorated rooms were beautiful and the attendants were extremely helpful and proud of what they had, constantly...More

Thank margaret_om
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Comparing to other places of St Petersburg this one is definitely not as exciting, though they do have some good exhibitions there.

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I was really impressed and really like the Palace. It was one of my favorite place in St Pete. As it is very close to the main attractions of St Pete strongly recommend to the tourists. I strongly recommend.

Thank UmitTR
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Marble Palace was built by Catherine for one of her lovers. Part is historic rooms and part exhibition space. We saw one about children in Soviet Art. There were paintings, statues and posters of both the good and the bad. It was very moving at...More

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This one was unfortunately already closed for the day by the time I reached it (having already spent pretty much the whole day in the Hermitage and its associated museums). And os I had to be content with just admiring the exterior. It's another nice...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We happened upon this rather new museum by chance and were enthralled by the contemporary art within

Thank Haskell J
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Marble Palace, a 3 storey building, is located very close to the Field of Mars on the Neva embankment. I think I got the best view of this building from a canal boat on the Neva River as then I could see the entire structure....More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This remarkable, very solidly designed and constructed edifice, stands between the Millionaya Ulitsa and the Neva River at the north-west corner of the Field of Mars. In the case of this magnificent Palace, that was another favorite of Catherine the Great, this time in her...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Compared to other museums in the city, the Marble Palace is run-down, badly organized and small. Very little english legends etc. Do not loose time there.

2  Thank acukiert
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