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State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace

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Address: Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg 190000 , Russia
Phone Number: +7 (812) 710-90-79
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10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in...
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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Do yourself a huge favor- hire a private guide and go early or late in the day during high season. Or wait until winter , who knows it may be less crowded. Do some homework... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Do yourself a huge favor- hire a private guide and go early or late in the day during high season. Or wait until winter , who knows it may be less crowded. Do some homework before your first trip and learn about Catherine, Alexander, and Nicholas. If possible attend lectures on pre revolution Russia to make your visit more meaningful.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We visited in July and there is no A/C in the building...like many in the area. That was the only downside. From Rembrandt to Monet and Egyptian artifacts this place is full of amazement. My husband knocked the velvet rope down guarding the Rembrandt and he was yelled at in Russian (I assume she was saying put the rope back...but... More 

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Minesing, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Don't let anyone tell you that there are fast lanes to get in, they are totally wrong! We went on a Sunday May 31st and when we arrived with our group at 9:45, the entire area was jam-packed. I was impressed with architecture and the art but with the huge crowds it was very disappointing. Our tour was 2 hours... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

An amazing and must see place, but it was just too crowded for us. Line up everywhere and packed with people everywhere.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you have to a palace that's so intact and well preserved then it is the Hermitage. every room is a masterpiece on its own. And then of course the objects inside. It has two of the oil paintings of Leornado Da Vinci. And then of course each room has its own them. The porcelain room is something you could... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The entrance queues are long, but if you're smart you can bypass them....use the ticket machines out front, if not on a tour. Entrance is a little chaotic but once inside... the place just astounds! Many of the rooms are sooooo lavish you have to see to believe. There are a number of rooms that, although ornate don't hold your... More 

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Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

You Could spend days in this Building and not see everything a lot of the tours are fast tracked to see the main exhibits but it is well worth spending a full day here as some of the Romanov exhibits are exquisite.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Quite surprising that there is no air conditioning int he Hermitage. My husband thinks the real paintings are somewhere else! LOL

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Oceanside, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

One of the finest art collections in the world located in a splendid palace. A must see for anyone interested in art or visiting St. Petersburg.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well this place as Louvre and British Mus. is a greatest Humankind Museums so if you like those kind of things and you have enough time (for a short visit just to look a day and for a serious one you need at least three days) this is a place to visit. There are some tips - in case you... More 

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Additional Information about State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace

Address: Address: Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg 190000 , Russia
Phone Number: +7 (812) 710-90-79
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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