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Address: Inzhenernaya St., 4 | Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
Phone Number: 8 (812) 595-42-48
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Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Countless masterpieces, ranging from 12th-century icons to 20th-century...
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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Another true treasure in st Petersburg, as well as Hermitage, ...... a wonderful place to visit, a very GOOD organisation INSIDE thé muséum ....

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Another true treasure in st Petersburg, as well as Hermitage, ...... a wonderful place to visit, a very GOOD organisation INSIDE thé muséum ....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I was very pleasantly surprised by my visit to the Russian Museum. They have a very good collection of Russian Icons, and the Peredvizhniki (Wanderer) movement is well represented. All of those were very worth seeing. But I was very pleasantly surprised by the outstanding collection of Russian 20th century pieces that are included in the museum. The pieces are... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

we visit the museum in cold days . the museum is very friendly and as it was eastern it was a bit full with visitors. you leave you jacket + bags and baby chair to cloak room as you always do in russia . the pictures and all shows are really magnificent .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Watched the guards trooping around front. Bit like our trooping of the colour.... The Museum is gorgeous.

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Lublin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you adore Russian art or want to explore some part of its wealth it's the place to go. All in all The Russian State Museum is placed in 3 different buildings - soo really a lot to explore! As the Hermitage presents masterpieces from around the world, here you will experience the touch from only Russian marvellous art!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I don't know Russian art history, and it didn't keep my from enjoying the experience. This is a window into Russian history. The interior building and displays were lovely, too. If you know what you'll be getting and that it's a lot of the beautiful but unknown, its worth the experience. Patience, willingness and stamina are necessary, I think. Probably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

the collection of truly great paintings is limited, true, but a handful of masterpieces are there, a good collection of traditional russian art and then the palace itself. but why do foreigners always have to pay more, not a very welcoming policy, not known in my own country

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This museum was less crowded than the Hermitage and offered a real insight into the russian culture.The Hermitage is amazing, but it does contain things that you would find in any number of european museums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This museum has some relatively little known Russian art, and can be a real eye opener for West European visitors. For those who find the Hermitage queues intimidating, I'd heartily recommend this as a back-up option.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited on 3 Oct 2012. Back then I couldn't find where exactly was the entrance until I walked near by the small entrance on the right of the main gate. Nevertheless, inside the museum are collections of many national paintings including Jesus Christ at the Cross, Eastern Orthodoxy depictions, monuments of artists and sculptures of David, Venus, and other Italian... More 

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