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The General Staff Building

Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Private Tour of Hermitage and General Staff Building with Impressionist Exhibit
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Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a private tour here combined with the Russian Art Museum and could not believe what a wonderful collection of paintings was on display. Unlike the rest of the Hermitage it was relatively quiet, allowing for ample viewing time. So many beautiful paintings..

Thank hamilstra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this Museum is technically part of the Hermitage, it's physically separate and feels very different. The artworks on show are displayed much more effectively than in the Hermitage, where paintings are often poorly lit or suffer from glare. It's impressionist collection is first rate...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is actually part of the Hermitage. The impressionist art was apparently moved to this building not too long ago. In fact, I'm not sure they have totally completed the exhibit areas. The art is amazing, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Matisse and...More

Thank 4Rtrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yhis is where they put the new stuff - Impressionist and later. The inside of the building has been restyled; I think te architect got a bit daft here - no obvious routes, dead ends etc. Look carefully for signs.

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The General Staff Building Branch of the Hermitage has been going through a complete interior renovation and is continuously adding and or modifying exhibits to the permanent collection and has temporary exhibits included in what is currently being show. This review is based on what...More

1  Thank GranddaddyDom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This part of the Hermitage is not included in the general admission. But if one is into Impressionists and Modern painting, it is the reason to travel to St. Petersburg. There are rooms of Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, and other Impressionists. There are 2 or 3...More

Thank sascrat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful exhibit of Van Grohs, Cezannes, and Renoirs. The audio guide is worthwhile. Good counterpoint to the works in the USA National Gallery of art and the British Gallery of art

Thank GordonGlaser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. We had added this ticket on to be done on a separate day from the rest of the Hermitage. This part can be done without a guide. The setup is a little strange in that all exhibits are on...More

Thank maapar
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is where the Impressionist and post impressionist paintings from the Hermitage collection can be found. There was an exhibition of Manolo Blahnik shoes, too.

Thank Suza72
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Better to be here during the white nights (mid June - mid July) when nights are bright and a number of people (teens or every age) are walking, dansing, skating.. Very romantic!

Thank ilyaizmaylov
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Is the impressionist paintings in the Main Hermitage building or in the general staff building? If it has moved to general staff building is it close bye to the main building?
22 January 2017|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
DSR: Both are close by, across the courtyard from each other. The Impressionists' works are in the main Heritage Museum, along with 3 million other works. I had the grand opportunity to visit in late August and early... More
Hi I am going to St Petersburg at the end of the month on a cruise but I have two free afternoons. How long would you recommend for the Impressionist collection and other parts of General Staff Building. Thanks
7 July 2016|
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Response from ReixelBCN | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sorry for my delayed answer! This is according to your preferences but in my case for Impressionist it takes 2 hours approx and for general it was near to 4! I really recommend to buy it on the vending machine, in case... More
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