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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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Leisurely stroll through history

This museum is a gem for the Russian people. Loved that there were no crowds and we could go through the museum at our own pace. Loved the outsized paintings with a place to sit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This museum is a gem for the Russian people. Loved that there were no crowds and we could go through the museum at our own pace. Loved the outsized paintings with a place to sit and observe them on a bench. The art was outstanding and the grounds were serene.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Before visiting the Russian state Museum, I wasn;t so much into museums and into art in general. However after visiting this museum. it totally changed my perspective. The paintings are mindblowing. you feel as if they are talking to you. This is a must visit in st Petersburg. Russian art is great and it will exceed your expectations. Note: The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful surprise. A great collection of russian art and made me appreciate the icons more than I thought I would, give it enough time. A short walk to two other musts. The silled blood cathedral and the summer gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Superb collection of Russian art from all ages. I specially loved the late XIX and early XX century collections (Malevich, Kadinsky etc). The Soviet-era art was unknown to me and very beautiful and expressive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very good museum, the ticket is really cheap (moree than another museum in Piter) and you can see and learn a lot of the Russian/soviet histoey

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I visited museum with my children and opted out of the tour as we prefer to wonder around on our own. Russian Museum has an amazing collection of paintings and sculpturs by Russian artists. My favorites are Bruilov and, Ayvasovsky. You can spend a long time studying expressions on the face of the people on "The Last day of Pompei"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

From Icons to Malevich - is a name of the book I bought at the Russian museum which exactly captures the essence of this great place that has collection of Russian masters from 8 century to today. If you have time 3-4 hours for one museum visit in St. Petersburg - choose this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

we had a great impression from the museum about the culture and history of russian artists. İt deserves to spend your valuable time, evrything was made with high spirit :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My wife guided me here, she is a professional artist. I was completely new to Russian art, so I am grateful. The Russian Museum is a must go place if you want to understand Russia. I became a big fan of Serov. His painting "The rape of Europe" was shockingly beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Why go and see Italian & French art at the very crowded Hermitage, when you can see works by Russian masters. See/learn something new. Very nice museum with impressive works.

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Address: 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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