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The General Staff Building is a great newer addition to the museum complex. The great names of Impressionism are represented here. There is also a large collection of Post-Impressionism works up to the Russian Revolution. Private collections were expropriated by the government for the enjoyment...More
It is a surprise to most that the Hermitage has such an impressionist collection. It was less crowded than the rest of the Hermitage and worth the time and visit. The building was neat and the cafe is a great place for lunch.
So much more pleasant than the Hermitage--but you have to see it. The crowds in the main Hermitage complex were overwhelming but the General Staff building was a lovely respite. I could have spent the entire day wandering through these rooms. The building itself is...More
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We went up several flights of stairs to get to it. I don’t recall what floor but I used the map they give you as a reference. The impressionist exhibit was worth the visit. They had virtual reality history tour in the main... More
We went up several flights of stairs to get to it. I don’t recall what floor but I used the map they give you as a reference. The impressionist exhibit was worth the visit. They had virtual reality history tour in the main lobby when you get in. If it is still available, I would recommend it.