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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 - 9:00 pm
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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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Excellent cultural experience.

I spent a whole morning in the museum and still feel like I missed bits. I wandered around without a guided tour and still felt like I got a lot out of the experience. I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Really nice museum with lots of different expositions BUT the organization is horrible! Each morning there were huge lines (1,5 - 2 hours to get inside). Some of those were just to pick up the internet ticket! Just ignore them and walk into the inner yard where you can buy your ticket in the automat machine! Not many people use... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

I spent a whole morning in the museum and still feel like I missed bits. I wandered around without a guided tour and still felt like I got a lot out of the experience. I would highly reccommend buying tickets before going as the queues were long, even at 10:30am when the museum first opens.

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toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Always a highlight for St. Petersburg and never a disappointment. It requires more time than most of us can afford in one trip, nevertheless even a quick overview of this historical building and its collection is worth the journey to Russia.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

You could spend days here. The famous artist works were everywhere. The palace is wonderfully sight to see.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

It is beautiful! Skip the huge line and buy a two day ticket online. You can walk in and out the Hermitage during two days without waiting in line. Do not forget the satellite across the square, that is where the Monet, Picasso, Gaugin ect. are. That building is not as amazing, the paintings are better exposed, better light, no... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

If there's a single place that's the top of my St. Petersburg must-see list, this is it. You could spend days here, first to appreciate the Winter Palace, then to see the world-class collection of artwork. I was there with a tour group and we saw that we were able to bypass the snaking line of single-ticket holders and avoid... More 

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

I was lucky enough to go at night time which was organised through my work. This meant it was far more quieter than normal, so I haven't been in the daytime when the crowds are at their highest. There is such a large number of art here it's impossible to take it all in so if you get chance you... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Fantastic. A must see but could do with weeks to look everything. So many wonderful treasures to inside and the rooms are spectacular

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Kamisu, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The museum was absolutely excellent, no doubt to receive 5-star ratings, however, so many minus points there that's why my rating is 4-star. Too many people make congestion for photo taking everywhere....... easily get lost coz the number of room is not clearly shown (only very small plate). Staff are mostly non-English speaking, so communication problem happened. And the pictures... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Up on the third floor away from the hordes you will find some really exquisite pieces in the oriental and Islamist sections, really stunning budhas in particular. Not huge collection but some quality pieces. Afterwards you can wander back downstairs to look at not only the wonderful art collection but also the settings, this was after all a palace. Particularly... More 

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Additional Information about State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace

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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