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Marble Palace

Millionnaya St., 5/11, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 312-91-96
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Thirty-two different kinds of marble compose the facades and interior of this palace which now exhibits temporary art exhibitions as well as a permanent exhibit of the works of painters and sculptors who influenced the development of Russian art.
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Millionnaya St., 5/11, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed and really like the Palace. It was one of my favorite place in St Pete. As it is very close to the main attractions of St Pete strongly recommend to the tourists. I strongly recommend.

Thank UmitTR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marble Palace was built by Catherine for one of her lovers. Part is historic rooms and part exhibition space. We saw one about children in Soviet Art. There were paintings, statues and posters of both the good and the bad. It was very moving at...More

Thank cordyroy
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This one was unfortunately already closed for the day by the time I reached it (having already spent pretty much the whole day in the Hermitage and its associated museums). And os I had to be content with just admiring the exterior. It's another nice...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We happened upon this rather new museum by chance and were enthralled by the contemporary art within

Thank Haskell J
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Marble Palace, a 3 storey building, is located very close to the Field of Mars on the Neva embankment. I think I got the best view of this building from a canal boat on the Neva River as then I could see the entire structure....More

Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

This remarkable, very solidly designed and constructed edifice, stands between the Millionaya Ulitsa and the Neva River at the north-west corner of the Field of Mars. In the case of this magnificent Palace, that was another favorite of Catherine the Great, this time in her...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Compared to other museums in the city, the Marble Palace is run-down, badly organized and small. Very little english legends etc. Do not loose time there.

2  Thank acukiert
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Outside - magnificent architecture. Interiors in first several halls are wonderful. Especially - Marble Hall, recently restored. I don't believe, that natural stone can have such beautiful colors! But it is true - nothing is artificial. Several halls with modern art - completely unattractive, I...More

2  Thank CopperTeaPot
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

THe exhibition is very small. The building is phantastic. It is absolutely amazing to see the architechture.

1  Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is a low-key museum getting none of the hype of the Hermitage, but perhaps because of that we thoroughly enjoyed this quiet enclave amidst the tourist frenzy. The old palace is lovely and getting remodeled as are most of the buildings in St. Petersburg...More

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