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Skip the Line: State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg Admission Ticket

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    Visit: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

    The Hermitage is considered to have been founded in 1764, when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of works from the Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. The collection of the State Hermitage includes over 3 million works of art and world culture artefacts. It contains paintings, graphic works, sculptures, works of applied art, archaeological artifacts and numismatic objects.

    See the pearls of Egyptian antiquities, Prehistoric art, Italian, Spanish, German, Swiss, British, French and, of course, Russian art, marvelous pieces of jewelry and decorative art.

    The Hermitage also has a population of cats serving the attraction. They live in the the museum's basement and keep the collection from the mice, during summer you can them meet on the embankment and on the square.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We were punctual at 10:00 already queuing on a Friday morning in August. At 10:40 I had my tickets (700₽ person) from the machine and then we skip the line because we were with young children. We got the children’s tickets inside. The rooms from...More

    Thank luciomoreno
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Having the tickets in hand made the wait to get in the museum much shorter, but - because we went in the morning just after the museum opened - we still had to wait in line for about 30 min. Later in the day there...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank C1893FOerica
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We reserved this visit with Tripadvisor/ Viator and for some reason, unlike the other visits we had booked with GetyourGuide, we didn't receive any information about where to go with our voucher beforehand. So ,there was a bit of confusion about where we were supposed...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank subou5
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I bought the ticket thinking I can skip the line but very disappointed because there were hundreds of people in this e-ticket line itself. Took more than a hour to get entry.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank naveengkota
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Got there before opening. Had to queue for about 30 minutes but once doors open processing was quick. Would recommend this type of ticket.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Grovesoftrees
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    amandamckenna18
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    Response from rayroberts44 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, It is not necessary to book ahead for the Hermitage but advisable as queues can be 2 hours in length. Book online if you can. Cheers Ray Roberts
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