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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%
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Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a remarkable, huge, impressive and magnificent museum. Its collections are almost incomparable. This is the justificative for you to plan your visit carefully, studying how to approach the museum. Its entrance is a bit chaotic (we faced a warning telling that ticket machines...More

Thank Gljamil
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thanks to fabulous planning we visited the Hermitage before it opened to the public. Katja lead us on a very interesting & informative journey through history.

Thank Arlene J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have never visited such a magnificent museum/ palace . The splendour is eye wateringly beautiful. It is a marvel that so much wonderment has been saved after the ravages of a revolution and a world war. The palace building is huge and totally overshadows...More

Thank RedorDead58
Reviewed yesterday

We only had a quick tour but you could spend days in there and not see everything. Its amazing the decor and all the objects. You just don't know where to look and you need an audio guide or a guided tour to get the...More

Thank ifer1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Firstly I'm not really into art and normally wouldn't visit art galleries but when in St. Petersburg it would be hard not to go in. I had a 90 minute guided tour and whilst this only scratched the surface of the museum it was really...More

Thank sasalan999
Reviewed yesterday

The Hermitage contains an absolutely unbelievable collection of art treasures. You will need several days to see it all. Unfortunately the museum is too crowded with tourists most of the time, and forget skipping the lines for entrance. Anyway do visit this museum. Even if...More

Thank gyseend
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once you arrive you go to the cloak room to leave your coat and receive a claim number. You can take pictures without flash. In the amber room, no pictures are allowed. Each room had its purpose like dinning, waiting, ballroom, ladies in waiting or...More

Thank scubamom1234
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thursday is free so you are overwhelmed by crowds - I would recommend having a list of arts that you want to see otherwise it becomes a blur it is so huge - but well worth the visit

Thank cindyhQ1065QA
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Hermitage is a must if you visit St Petersburg. It is truly difficult to express the effect that a visit to this museum evokes: it is awe inspiring. Having said this the art is well catalogued and arranged (some museums are overwhelming), so if...More

Thank C-Z-1982
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must see!! The Amber Room was the highlight of our visit to the Palace. Don't miss the museum store

Thank DanielDurant73144
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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
28 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