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Hermitage Storage Facility

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Very interesting exhibits

We went on a tour here and it was an amazing facility with articles that are too fragile or too... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Mmarymomm
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Pleasanton, California
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A privilege...and no crowds

Visiting this facility was one of the highlights of our port of call in St. Petersburg. Our private... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Patricia W
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We went on a tour here and it was an amazing facility with articles that are too fragile or too cumbersome or to duplicative to be displayed in the Hermitage Museum. We saw exhibits of Russian icons, clothing of the past, furniture, and carriages. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Visiting this facility was one of the highlights of our port of call in St. Petersburg. Our private tour guide arranged our visit in advance, by appointment, to ensure an English speaking docent would be available to do a private tour for us. Arriving in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic facility showcasing interesting parts of the Hermitage collection that cannot be accommodated in the main galleries, but it is not foreign tourist friendly. No photos allowed, must do as a tour but no English tours available. In fairness, looking at the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

There are so many rare and beautiful treasures from the past on display here. Hundred year old objects beautifully preserved. A few things I wished I had known before going. You can't just browse around this facility on your own. You must be part of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Demi W
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity and the privilege to visit this facility and see some of the treasures of Russian antiquity to the 19th Century belonging to the Hermitage Museum. Some not normally allowed on display as considered to fragile and precious for normal museum viewing....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Wow, absolutely incredible. First there are only limited tours, our was guided. As a consequence few other tourists. Second, there are many treasures in variable state, some completely restored, others still being restored. Display was fabulous. I recommend making every effort to visit this facility,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank C-Z-1982
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had read about the Hermitage Storage Facility, and my friend and I went there during our recent St. Petersburg vacation. (Note: The Facility is NOT near the Hermitage; we took the metro there; it's about a block or two from the Staraya Derevnya station.)...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank asr224
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Reservations are necessary in order to have a tour of this facility, and it is a distance from the center, but the tour was fascinating. It is a new modern facility built to house the Hermitage's collection that is waiting to be assessed and catalogues....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank MsEnergy
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Wow - a spectacular collection is housed in this facility. I booked a private tour for the 2 of us and our guide asked us what we were most interested in seeing and then proceeded to guide us on a wonderful tour. The collection of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank denver60
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well worth the extra time and money to view the marvellous collection of art, antiques and oddities held in this off site Hermitage storage facility.

Date of experience: September 2016
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MsEnergy
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Go with Irina of Muse Tours. She arranged it all and translated. The six of us were the only ones there for a whole morning. Terrific. Beyond worth it! It is very out of the way. No one there speaks English.
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