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The State Hermitage Museum

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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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Dvortsovaya Sq., 2, St. Petersburg 191055, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed today

Leaving our outdoor clothes at check in ...our portable information in our hot little hands we set off into the unknown....huge ceilings and sparkling glass and comfy temperatures, this is the most impressive museum I have ever visited. Not captive audiences us but stayed over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank feuille2
Reviewed today

We visited the Hermitage especially to see the special Dutch paintings exhibit, but naturally toured other halls. We arrived about 1:00 on a Sunday afternoon and there was about a 30-minutes wait to purchase tickets. If one is OK paying for the entire museum, one...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JDWL
Reviewed today via mobile

Absolutely awe inspiring , so much to see and do in the hermitage, our tour guide Olga had a fantastic knowledge of the history of the buildings and the tzars, as well as the art pieces. This was the highlight of our trip to Saint...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sham80
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Hermitage is a spectacular and vast museum of art and culture and currently the second-largest art museum in the world. The splendour of the external architecture is matched by the opulence of the internal decoration, grand staircases, painted ceilings and panelled walls. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing to add to what has been said before..... I did get my ticket on line in advance which allowed you to use a separate entrance which was queue free as opposed to the main entrance which were large by 11.30am. This was a bonus...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank martin_hoyle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An incredible huge building. Full of many antiques, paintings, etc... it’s really one of the biggest museums I’ve ever seen!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amr77
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's huge, you will need to walk a lot, but there is so much to see. It is very crowded, and I advise you buy tickets online in order to skip the line. Maybe it is better to have a tour with a guide who...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank absherkyle
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to the Hermitage Museum several times now and as it was a few years ago since I last visited it had changed in some ways. The Museum is vast, situated in the grand and impressive Winter Palace. The collections are spread over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian_D_Travel
Reviewed 3 days ago

What can you say about this place that hasn't been said many times before. The museum is enormous & magnificent; sitting in a massive square, flanked by equally impressive buildings. The interior decor is fabulous. The museum displays around 3 million exhibits; it would allegedly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Barry T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the most beautiful museum I have ever seen. The museum is so wonderful with a lot of objects on display. And I recommend you should buy the ticket from the ticket machine instead of buying from ticket box.

Date of experience: July 2018
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