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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
Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An absolute must! Truly amazing It IS confusing. Tickets are confusing. The layout is confusing. The tours are confusing (many offered but few in anything other than Russian that is not made clear on website) - but what the hell. Jump in! Wander, gape, take...More

Thank johntSE27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We attempted to visit this over one day and regretted it. We got our tickets online, queues up at around 10.15 and then were let in at 10.30. You are not allowed to take food and drink inside and the cafes inside are fairly average....More

Thank lauranada
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An absolutely splendid place to visit. We went with SPB Tours. Our guide gave us plenty of explanations and stories throughout our entire tour of these two places. Very interesting places to visit.

Thank Jacqui O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best painting collections in the world.Da vinci,rebrand etc.the museum is huge so wear comfy shoes and prepare for an aching back.get overwhelmed by culture!

Thank Galanos N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in one of the Tsar's Winter Palace, the opulent interior is magnificent, begetting the residence of royalty. The rooms themselves are amazing, and coupled with the priceless works of art by the masters. This attraction is not to be missed.

Thank clairmontjeff
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent many hours at the Hermitage on my first full day in a trip across Russia. Have been to great art museums in Paris, Rome, Florence, London, New York and Chicago, but the Hermitage is at least the equal of those. Loved the period /...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 2 days ago

If visiting St Petersburg you cannot miss this amazing place. The history is everywhere in the fabric of the building,, the floors, ceilings and then you are stood next to a Da Vinci or a Michaelangelo. what an amazing place.

Thank Grownup56
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has a lot of good art but the obsession with wanting to be the biggest museum in the world means that there is also a lot of crap in there. Entry is fairly cheap, but there is a lot of queuing to do...More

Thank Chris_Farthing
Reviewed 3 days ago

The visit to this museum is a MUST DO in St. Petersburg! The building itself is amazing to see. The collection of pictures and historic items in the museum are astonishing too. 10/10

Thank Javi G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Hermitage is one of the best museums in the world and by itself worth the visit to St Petersburg. We were told that during the summer there are huge lines, but now in April is the best time to go.

Thank MarkAlexES
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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