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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Hermitage is amazing. Do not expect to spend only one day here. If you can I would say to do three days, and you still will not see most of it. I was not crazy about my visit for a few reasons. It was...More

Thank ---77_Leslie_--
Reviewed 6 days ago

You will be amazed at the ornate and lovely interior that awaits you. It is a treat for your visual sense and perception. A guided tour was already arranged and the lines and waiting were fast and organized. A guide would give you tidbits of...More

Thank LvmjV
Reviewed 6 days ago

The art, of course, it top notch. Go on a Wednesday to see "the clock" go off at 7:00. It is really too much to enjoy in one day as you can get ART overload by the afternoon. The audio guide is pretty much essential...More

Thank Sheryl C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have battled the crowds here in summer, so this winter trip was a quiet delight. In many rooms we were the only visitors. We were really able to photograph the rooms in peace. One tip - don't come when it first opens. We got here...More

Thank Ibis
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Winter Palace is magnificent. Inside it is filled with antiques and furniture from the days of the Russian Tsars. Built by Peter the Great and rebuilt and enlarged many times by the monarchy the Palace is also known as Catherine's Palace after Catherine the...More

Thank dun154
Reviewed 1 week ago

From a book on my parents coffee table, to history in art classes, the real museum was even more amazing than I could have imagined. A well-honed attraction - very organized inside and very clean - we enjoyed our visit!

Thank Troll2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the must see highlights of any visit to St. Petersburg is the Winter Palace and the Hermitage Museum. So this was a must-see for my boyfriend and myself. Note, BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE IN ADVANCE (through the Hermitage's website). Friends we had met...More

Thank BnMadven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a collection of the world’s finest artists all under one roof. A must see for your visit to St Petersburg.

Thank RussH79
Reviewed 1 week ago

I won't repeat the many reviews of this spectacular museum. I want to tell people about the Hermitage Friend's Club. If you have several days to visit, it is worth the cost. We had two weeks in St. Petersburg and wanted to spend a few...More

Thank aliza_616
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unfortunate, perhaps, that there were many other organised parties vying for some space in the very crowded rooms of the Hermitage. It is a large attraction that really needs to have many hours spent studying the various works on display but the organised...More

Thank Des H
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Trajce
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
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nitramrg
28 June 2017|
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Response from Roman Y | Reviewed this property |
Russian Rubles, Visa credit cards are very popular.
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miriam086
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
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