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State Russian Museum

Open Now: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Countless masterpieces, ranging from 12th-century icons to 20th-century paintings, are displayed at this important art museum housed in the splendid and historically significant Mikhailovsky Palace.
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Inzhenernaya St., 4 | Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
+7 812 595-42-48
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed this so much more than the Hermitage. When we went, as far as I could see there was no tour group. We could explore unhurriedly and take as long as we wished to admire the exhibits. There is quite a variety of art...More

Thank AJMacD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historical art form painting of Russian Icons to the modern Russian paintings in Europe style. All important Russian painters are part of the well organized exhibition.

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have any interest in things genuinely Russian, then this is should be top of the list. Smaller than Hermitage, but totally wonderful.

Thank tonydwood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum for those who would like to see Russian art. Thank you to all who added their comments and convinced me to visit it. It was amazing. If I come back to Sankt Petersburg, I will definitely go to see it again. Hermitage is...More

Thank Luria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on our list of things to do if we have time and i'm veey glad we found time. Another fantastic St Petersburg building and an immensely impressive art collection.

Thank trevorc28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very pleased that this museum was literally down the block from our hotel. It is magnificent with a huge collection of art work, most of the artists I was not familiar with. As it was originally one of the 700 palaces in the...More

Thank Zach84Jake62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travelled to St Petersburg because I have wanted to visit the Hermitage Museum. I did go there 3 times and it is beyond words but to my surprise I much preferred the State Russian Museum. It is more "manageable" in that you can visit...More

1  Thank Connie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main building of the Russian Museums is located in a very centered and beautiful square very close to the very well known and absolutely beautiful Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood. This is a must see museum in St. Petersburg. Please do...More

Thank FelixMurillo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The State Russian Museum of St. Petersburg is one of the greatest attraction of the ex-capital city of the Russian Federation. But be prepared for a long journey along the big halls and rooms full of painting and sculptures, from old to the new style....More

Thank Mihai V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here on one of my colder days in St. Petersburg, and it was such a pleasant surprise. I'm not a big traditional art person, but I was still blown away by some of the pieces here. I stayed for about four hours and...More

1  Thank Linnea R
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John R
26 August 2018|
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Response from cemre_birand | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cant help, the Museum is huge
1 June 2018|
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Response from HollyP332 | Reviewed this property |
Russian Museum near the Russian Church in the Park. We loved visiting here, lots of art you won’t see anywhere else and the Russian Folk section is wonderful.
20 March 2018|
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Response from catbird10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of icons in the museum and all over St Pete.