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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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Private Tour of the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday

What a marvelous museum to visit. 3,5 mln arts items on display. The building by itself is a piece of art in itself. A must do when you visit St. Peterburg.

Thank Travel-tally
Reviewed yesterday

We just had a taste of this wonderful museum. The original art pieces, the lavishly decorated ceilings, walls and staircases were magnificent! We visited on a rainy day the beginning of June and didn't find it too crowded. There is too much to see and...More

Thank Elly D
Reviewed yesterday

This is one huge museum, 9 buildings (1 presently closed for renovations) It is hard to imagine one person was capable of gathering so many of the worlds treasures into her collection. In order to maximize the number of exhibits we could see in the...More

Thank whack4
Reviewed yesterday

but also a conveyor belt. Even though most of it is not original it does show the opulence of what was imperial Russia. There aren't many places in the world where you can see something like this. But the crowds truly detract from the experience.

Thank Doctor G
Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing museum - well worth a visit but I would recommend getting a guided tour and a 'skip the queue' ticket. It's not cheap but the queues are enormous so being able to go straight in is a real bonus. Inside it...More

Thank Sean G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I bought internet tickets, but the queue was still 45 minutes to get in, better than the general admission! It was worth seeing, but my goodness the heaving crowds! It is a must do, but honestly, I won't be going back. The Rossi section is...More

Thank Horse91dancer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To avoid the long ticket rows book a guide with knowledge about the hermitage. This person can also take you through the different areas quicker and in the process try and avoid the crowds in the more popular areas and show you the "hidden" less...More

Thank Busy_Bee_0804
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited many top museums with crowds in the world but my experience at the Hermitage was the worst ever. Management made no attempt to limit the number of visitors. In the popular rooms, it was impossible to go near any exhibits without dodging...More

Thank Trang46
Reviewed yesterday

One of the top attractions of the city, it's a huge museum that requires a lot of time to be seen and appreciated. Always crowded and full of groups of tourists which may make it difficult to snake aroud.

Thank jbrunopt
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is famous place to see, quite huge building. Many rooms inside and can not spend 1day to look for all room.

Thank DuangkamolAngkawatt
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22 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
29 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