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I saw the Russian Museum and Benois Wing. The guide book made it sound like they were two separate museums, but they are all the same museum and only one admission charge. There is a little cafe. There was a lot to see here, from...More
Because I have visited The Louvre and The Met in NYC and many other museums, I just love European Art. This was a NEAT museum with all kinds of Russian art! Only Russian Art. folk art, largest collection of orthodox icon art, and I enjoyed...More
The palace which houses this museum is a treasure in itself, with some beautifully decorated ceilings and one room given over to demonstrating how the palace used to be furnished. The art is the reason to visit, with many masterpieces from largely Russian artists, many...More
We almost found this museum by accident, but are so glad we didn't miss it. What an amazing collection of all-Russian art through the ages! Although we didn't have a guide, we stumbled across so many gorgeous and surprising items in almost every gallery.
I visited this wonderful art collection on a Sunday. The art is Russian, not European and gives wonderful insights into Russian history. The museum can be busy but it is not overcrowded and you can spend as much time as you like just looking rather...More
State Russian Museum is located in Gostiny Dvor neighborhood, in the Arts Square, in Saint Petersburg, the main Russian city in the North-Western region. It is a big museum, where you can see the most Russian paintings in the world. Really, the museum, the rooms...More
We went to St. Peterburg focusing heavily on the Hermitage and some sites, so the visit to this museum was a real bonus. There was a special exhibit of Russian Avant Garde paintings, and it was splendid. European and some American Modernist painters/sculptors attract virtually...More
I do wish that Russian museums would accommodate international travelers by posting informational signs and exhibit information in more languages than Russian. It doesn’t have to be English, although most Euro travelers do use English as a common language.