Hermitage Museum Tour
Open to the public since 1852 the Hermitage Museum is attracting visitors from all over the world with its collections comprising over three million items including the largest collection of paintings in the world. Main museum complex occupies 5 buildings on the Palace Square in the heart of Saint Petersburg: the Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage, and Hermitage Theatre. More than a 1000 rooms and 117 staircases are in Winter Palace alone so to make sure you definitely see your preferable art highlights we are offering a guided tour which can be designed to meet all your needs as well as help saving the time by skipping the lines to the Hermitage Museum.
There are a lot of things to discover: Egyptian and classical antiquities, prehistoric art, jewellery and decorative art, European fine art including Italian Renaissance, Dutch Golden Age and Flemish Baroque, Russian art, French neoclassical, Impressionist, and Postimpressionist art, modern art.
As former residence of the Russian tsars Hermitage Museum complex astounds visitors with its luxurious rooms and grand halls, sparkling mirrors and wonders such as Peacock Clock, Malachite Room or Raphael Loggias, which are the copy of the Gallery in the Papal Palace in Vatican City. Everyone will find something special within this magnificent place.
Please note that Russian and European decorative art, paintings and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries (including Impressionist and Postimpressionist paintings, Matisse, and Picasso), as well as contemporary art are displayed in the General Staff Building which is not connected to the main museum complex so please let us know in advance if you are interested in seeing these collections in particular.
Hotel/your chosen destination pick-up and drop off
Transportation by a comfortable A/C car or A/C minivan
Private English speaking guide
Entrance fee to main museum complex and/or General Staff Building
2-4 hours depending on your preferences
Get ready to see the masterpieces and intricate grand halls!
Palace Square, Saint Petersburg
Daily. Closed on Mondays as well as on January 1 and May 9
from € 44 per person