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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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Very interesting collections

We found the visit more interesting than expected. The collection covers a lot of Russian art and history. I certainly recommend it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We found the visit more interesting than expected. The collection covers a lot of Russian art and history. I certainly recommend it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I'm an art lover but this museum is not that impressive. Just visit it if you have nothing else to do otherwise instead of going to this museum go for the second day visit to Hermitage Museum.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Hermitage Museum houses the European art and the Russian Museum houses the Russian art. We've seen icons before, but we have very little exposure to Russian art otherwise. Ivan Aivazovsky's work, Russia's great sea/maritime painter, really intrigued me. There's a monumental painting of a ship going down in a storm that's worth a visit to the museum on its... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you want to learn about Russian fine arts, visit this place with its most excellent collection, starting with Icons from the time of Rubljov, showing the beginnings of western style Portraits from the 18th century and then entering Russia's great cultural period in the 19th and early 20th centuries: Repin, Levitan, Venezianov, Kuindzhi, Shishkin, see the exceptional Serov, go... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I went on a Thursday afternoon (1pm-9pm opening hours) and surprisingly there was a long line of mostly Russian tourists to get in. But it moved fast enough. Tickets were ₽350 and I bought a guide book from one of the gift shops for ₽440. Most of the paintings listed in the book were on display but out of order.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Cannot believe how little I knew of Russian art and how impressive it was to see the history of Russian art. Given the tremendous geography of Russia, its art stretches from the far east to Persia and Cairo with dozens of wars in between! The modern artists were most impressive with Russian artists matching teh skills of Western Impressionists and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Amazing art from Russian artists, all kinds, painting, sculpture, decorations, enamels, bone carving, textiles. The museum is huge and would take days to see it all. The entrance is via a small door on the side, and you have to go through a mazelike basement to get to the first floor where the exhibitions begin. The price is a very... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Being honest: I didn't know anything about Russian art before going to this museum and after I went I realized that Russian art is as good as the western european art. Some times, better. Travellers usually think about visiting the Hermitage, but once in Saint Petersburg, the Russian Museum is a must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I you wants to know more about Russian History and see all the ages of Russian art, go to Russian Museum and get an audio guide. Getting in was easy, line was minimal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

"...this artistic store to be a living memory of the regal concerns of the one, who so ardently loved the Motherland and has dedicated all His life to serve it." This sentence closed the order of the Russian Tsar Nikolai II on the foundation of the State Russian Museum in the memory of His father Alexander III of Russia. After... More 

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Address: Inzhenernaya St., 4 | Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
Phone Number: 8 (812) 595-42-48
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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