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State Russian Museum

Inzhenernaya St., 4 | Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
+7 812 595-42-48
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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 4 days ago

I have been to Saint Petersburg 6 times in the last 12 years. I have been to the Hermitage twice, and been immensely moved. But the Hermitage is a museum of world art, and the Russian Museum is a purely Russian experience, so I have...More

Thank Aortus
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must visit place for all the history lovers.. It has a fees attached to it.. You can enter by paying the fees and stay through the day..

Thank Mansi H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great collection of art only rivaled in St. Petersburg by the Hermitage. While the palace isn't as interesting or opulent as the Winter Palace it still is a pretty incredible sight. Most of the art is pre-revolutionary but there is a wing of Twentieth Century...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After the winter palace, I wondered if we would be underwhelmed by the Russian museum. Quite the opposite, this museum is beautifully organized and represents several hundred years of art progress. Like the Hermitage, it could use some better lighting for the paintings, but we...More

1  Thank Heligypsy
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have 3-4 hours of time put it on your calendar! Overwise you will not be able to enjoy it! fullest. There are masterpieces of Russian art. You can find icons and modern paintings. Unbelievable cultural and mental experience.

1  Thank Svetlana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the museum to be a bit of a letdown after reading the reviews here. I think we had built it up to be more than it was. We were tired and a bit footsore that afternoon. That being said, The collection is good...More

1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the museum in about 2 hours with a guide. So we had only time to see some of the selected highlights of the museum. For us it gave a very good impression of the development of Russian painters from the mid-ages till the...More

Thank normandic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful collection of Russian painting through the centuries. I concentrated on the icons & post revolutionary art but I’m sure the 18-19thc is great too - but looked far more “international “ in style. Some truly epic painting on a massive scale Get the...More

1  Thank johntSE27
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This gallery has a wonderful collection of Russian paintings and sculpture. Be sure to check opening times as the museum has rather varied hours when it is open

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I only saw this building from the outside. I hope to regurn to Russia to visit more of their museums.

Thank Machka1111
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5 March 2017|
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Response from amenotep | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a cloak-room, and they will store small luggage. I'm not sure if they'll accept suitcases or larger bags. Didn't see any.