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The State Hermitage Museum

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Skip the Line: State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg Admission Ticket
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One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in the Winter Palace, and contains over 2.7 million exhibits including some of the world's greatest works of art.
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Dvortsovaya Sq., 2, St. Petersburg 191055, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed today

To do this museum justice you truly need to spend several days here. We only had three hours for this visit because we came off a cruise ship that stopped in St. Petersburg for only two days. Gained admission with no waiting in lines (thanks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank passport4yu
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First of all, you can buy tickets by credit card at the machines (no queues). It took like four hours just for one floor (without a long stay behind the masterpieces). If you want to see the famous Peacock clock it's operating on Wednesday at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BasilJr
Reviewed yesterday

Please do not let some of the reviews here dissuade you from going inside the Hermitage. Yes, this place is crowded and lines to buy tickets can be lengthy. Yet there are ways to enjoy the Hermitage at your own pace and without any crowds....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lithoms
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Book tickets in advance! Please visit only a part of the museum at once, otherwise you could go mad🤫 cause it’s too big and full of interesting things!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fraunoskova
Reviewed 3 days ago

I don't like museums in general, but this is not like the other museums, you have to see it! it is free for students and if you want to visit every room it's better to stay at least half a day inside.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank eledg31
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is amazing not only for the art work but the museum is a palace and not only do you have art work that leaves you gobsmaked you also pass through totally among rooms with beautiful ligt fittings and decorations. You can not see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c0rnelia56
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful would have been better with a guide I was never able to find my guide too many beautiful works of art to even start

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank billkH8326YW
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Hermitage as part of a larger tour. Our guide was able to escort us in prior to opening which meant it was far less crowded. Upon entering, we covered our shoes and were escorted by our guide through the museum. It really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mgdMD
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The royals lived very well! Great attraction with some stunning pieces from around the world on the ground floor. The 2nd floor is mostly dedicated to Russian history. Worth it and you can spend hours here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Redstarriot
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you visit St. Petersburg you have to see the Hermitage. I recommend you to buy tickets at the machine, it costs a bit more (but not much), but then you dont have to stand in the queue (which can be extremely long). Make sure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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