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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Hermitage in July. Hermitage just blew our minds, the place is absolutely amazing. Just when you think you can't be surpised any more you are stepping into another amazing room. Absolutely love it. Buy tickets from the automated ticket machine and you skip...More

Thank Helena H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went with high expectations and were disappointed. Luckily we bought our tickets in advance from the hotel as the queues were massive. We felt the museum was badly organised with few English descriptions. We didn't feel like we learnt anything. I guess it is...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Being in Saint Petersburg and do not visit this place is a mistake. I like that you can book a ticket trough the internet and do not stay in a queue that way. For foreigners or non-Russian speakers they have tour guides who provide you...More

Thank evawashere
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We toured the museum as part of a shore excursion from a cruise ship. It is an amazing museum with so much to see. Unfortunately as time was limited we only saw a small part of the exhibits. The museum was very busy as it...More

Thank satishb320
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buy your tickets at the vending machine 700 rbls for a four museum ticket or queue for 45 mins and pay the same at the kiosk. Children are free. Get an audio guide which describes the rooms and the more obvious individual pieces of art....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday

This palace is a must if you ever visit st Petersburg the town and the museum The people in st Peterbourg are very friendly and the food is not typical russet it is good and reasonable

Thank Rainer B
Reviewed yesterday

This palace was well worth a visit . It is exquisite and room after room of the treasures of Russia are amazing.

Thank lechamp2016
Reviewed yesterday

Wow. What an amazing experience. The sheer size and grandeur has to be seen to be believed. We saw the Siberian exhibition, Russian art as well as Dutch and Italian Art and were exhausted by the end due to the sheer number of artworks present....More

Thank Ben O
Reviewed yesterday

I saw it in 2003 and again this year. The guides like to tell you how many years it would take to look at everything for one second each....there is a lot of stuff there and when you include the structure of the building (boiled...More

Thank susan f
Reviewed yesterday

You need more than a day here. Just wandering around the stunning exterior is worth taking time over. Inside you are simply overwhelmed by the beauty and incredible exhibits. There is plenty for everyone's taste. We only had 5 hours inside and so didn't see...More

Thank Heather C
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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