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State Russian Museum

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Address: Inzhenernaya St., 4 | Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
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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
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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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Collection great Russian painters

The museum not far from the Erimitage Museum. Located in the city center. You should viist if interested in Russian culture and history. Less crowded than the Erimitage museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum not far from the Erimitage Museum. Located in the city center. You should viist if interested in Russian culture and history. Less crowded than the Erimitage museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The footfall here is comparatively light and there is plenty of time for the visitor to look at the truly magnificent setting as well as the art collection. And what art! A wonderful collection of icons; the developments in portraiture in the 18th century, the major movements of the 19th century. The latter included a wonderful collection of pictures by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just Brilliant - a definite must see. Give yourself a day, and try not to get too lost, note there are two entrances to the Palace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As i grew up on westren art,i did not realised what a great treasures are waiting for us on the other side of the wall.The visit of the state Ruswsian museum is a must for every visitor and not only for art loverss.IGAL

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Hermitage is supposed to be brilliant but with 400 rooms was too much for me to consider. This Museum was still very large but somewhere that you could take in over a couple of hours or so (depending on your interest in art). Here you will find more contemporary art than you will find at the Hermitage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So much to be seen in this Russian museum. May it be a rainy or a sunny day, the visit is worth it. From past to present and beyond. Many interesting pieces of history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting museum, exceeding over many buildings, incl. Ethnographical museum, Museum of modern art, Marble palace

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am an avid museum go-er. I can't say anything bad about the Hermitage except if you are short on time, skip it and visit the Russian Museum! You can see European art in Western Europe, but no where else can you see the magnificence, significance and brilliance of the history of Russian (& then Soviet) art! Start with iconography... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can not and should not compare this to the hermitage with its vast collection. But the place is smaller, manageable in few hours and is focused on Russian art...we went there on Monday ( it is open while most places are closed) and it was raining. It was an enjoyable time and the only problem is the lack of... More 

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