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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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Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

"It's a kind of magic" says the "Queen" song right at is begining... It is truly a kind of magic what you feal at this museum, a place for kings and queens. But it is not only here, it's everywhere, all around this magnificent city!

Thank AbelSil
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Hermitage is a beautiful museum and is worth the entry fee. It is even free with a student id. We came specifically to see the peacock chime. We were very disappointed that it did not chime at 7 as we were told. All in...More

Thank MinnesotaTravel1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be blunt, I don’t get it. Really long line to get in and the collection, well from my non art background perspective isn’t anything special. Moscow state art gallery was superior and the British museum is more interesting for history buffs. Worth a look...More

Thank Andrew Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very long cues but you can avoid if you book through the hotel or an agency in town. Can recommend visiting during the "white night`s" period /in June/ since it is beautiful to walk in the park at 22h...and almost daylight. The "amber room" with...More

Thank MaziMunich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't go into the Hermitage as we had time constraints entering and leaving Russia. I would definitely recommend going to have a look at the architecture and surrounding areas.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you make a trip to St. Petersburg without visiting the State Hermitage Museum, you've made a big mistake!

Thank Nima G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course, if you are coming to St Petersburg you are going to want to visit the Hermitage and Winter Palace — it really is an amazing place.Set aside plenty of time because there is a lot to see. A tip: unless you are after...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tough to navigate inside, there are different "circles" of art from paitings to the state rooms. for sure worth the visit!!!! do get your tickets online in advance.

Thank eva-ecce
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attracted by this grand building as well as for its proximity near our hotel (The Four Seasons). When approaching, we were surprised by the long queue outside the building and therefore assumed that this tourist attraction must be super great and therefore popular....More

Thank SCL289
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of items on show not only Russian but from around the world, also excellent arts from famous people, get there early as the crowds build up to enter.

Thank John E
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19 December 2017|
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Response from sarahpase | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the student tickets, but as a previous traveler answered you can buy the tickets in advance online. Also, when we went to collect our pre-bought tickets at the dedicated entrance (off the riverside boulevard... More
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