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

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    What to Expect
    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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    Departure Point
    The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
    Departure Time

    Opening hours:
    Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 10.30am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday, Friday: 10.30am - 9.00pm

    Closed: Mondays, as well as January 1 and May 9

    Important: New Holidays (Dec 30 — Jan 9) are the busiest days of the year therefore we cannot guarantee that you enter the Hermitage in priority. We apologise for any inconvenience.

    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Important: Please note that the Viator voucher is not your ticket to enter the Hermitage Museum. After confirmation you will receive an official e-ticket. To pass to the exposition, you must scan a barcode on the printed e-ticket or mobile phone screen to the scanner on the turnstile.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Мaximum amount of child tickets per booking is 2
    • Please provide all travelers' names (including children) at time of booking
    • Be ready to show passport or ID; a current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Skips the main line, but still expect a large line at this "skip the line" entry. Get here early, and it will move a lot faster. Still a better option than lining up in the general entry line.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank hunt4paradise
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Much better to get a ticket ahead of the visit and avoid the groups of tourist. Some rooms are quieter and more enjoyable. The collection is wast, so come prepared and discover and don’t compare it to the Louvre.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Friederike S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    So simple to use. Much cheaper than buying tickets on the day. No queue at all on either day we visited. So don't hesitate, just do it !

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jonathan A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I was completely on the track following to the giude and no waiting to enter the museum. I assume that I was lucky in skip the line by 1-10% fo people, while 90-99% of people are in the line to enter the museum, this is...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Kazuyuki T
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I recommend to book trips & Museums Teckets by trips advisor it is accurate booking and good prices and easy use.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank saidalmaamari
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    2 August 2019|
    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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