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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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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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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday

There was a wait to enter the museum but not too long on the day we visited. We had seen queues all the way round to the side of the building the day before! Museum is well laid out, easy to follow audio and a...More

Thank lynn s
Reviewed yesterday

It is always very busy, and particularly bad when cruise ships are in port, but the state rooms alone justify a visit - let alone the enormous art collection. It would take several visits to do justice to all the artworks. The tour groups tend...More

Thank missdixon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can't say about this place just I'm very amazing and happy for visiting. Anyone must be come and see that.

Thank atieh a
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I cannot imagine trying to tackle this behemoth without a highly experienced and well-trained guide. The crowds can be overwhelming at times. A good guide will get you around with the least amount of exposure to other large groups. Our guide had been touring the...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two days in St. Petersburg , One of the most famous cities in Europe. Both Historical and Commercial sectors come together in St. Petersburg . Many squats res, canals and Monuments that you can see. Many artfully built monuments that you can appreciate. This Hermitage...More

Thank Hashem A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Impossible to visit in one day . A huge labyrinth with everything. Lots and lots of art ... definitely a must seen

Thank iulia g
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1) The rooms are breathtaking, the exhibits are fabulous. If you like museums, see only part and you will want more. 2) Ok, that said: You know at this time of year you queue, so that's fine. We started at 9.50am, gate opens at 10...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was nice to skip the long lines using TJ Tours. A lot to see, can only touch on the highlights. Important to have a knowledgeable guide to help maneuver the impressive artwork and crowds.

Thank llupa52
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is was one of our dream and we did it. And we were disappointed: the architecture, the selection of the masterpieces and all the history around this unique Palace. It is one of the pearl of the Russian culture and you have to visit...More

Thank Florent B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Of course you visit. Personally I enjoyed the winter palace portion of the visit the most. The hermitage was very crowded and I was overwhelmed by the amount of art and the crowds ( August)Our guide was able to steer us to the highlights and...More

Thank Louiseida
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Varunkhanna1975 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Don't know about the guided tour at the entrance as we had booked through a local travel agent to procure the visa as well. The audio guide is pretty helpful though the museum is too big to be covered in a day & a guide... More
28 June 2017|
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Response from Ricardo O | Reviewed this property |
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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27 June 2017|
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Response from johnlinton7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take pictures in most places. No idea about the weather