Hermitage Museum Tour

Hermitage Museum Tour

Approx. 3 hours

Destinations: St. Petersburg Tours
Activities: Sightseeing

Visit one of Russia’s most famous museums

  • See the masterpieces of Italian, French, Dutch and Spanish artists
  • Discover prehistoric art and ancient artefacts
  • Explore state rooms of the imperial Winter Palace
  • Private tour with a guide

Day 1

Meals No
The meeting point is at the Alexander Column in the center of the Palace Square.
The main highlights of our Hermitage guided tour are as follows.
Winter Palace – state rooms and private quarters of the Palace.
Small Hermitage – peacock clock.
Old Hermitage – Italian collection including Da Vinci and Raphael.
New Hermitage – collection of the cold weapons and armour, Spanish collection, Dutch collection.
The Hermitage Theatre – the main foyer of the theatre.
General Staff Headquarters (optional) - collection of French impressionists and post-impressionists.
Finish at the Palace Square.

During this tour, we are visiting the following sights:


The Hermitage and Winter Palace

The Hermitage and Winter Palace

This is one of the most famous St. Petersburg attractions. It had been the winter residence for emperors of Russia since the end of the 18th century till the revolution of 1917. The Hermtage, one of the biggest museums of the world, is in the same architectural ensemble.

Prices for the low season (01 Oct – 30 Apr), based on a group size of:
1 adult – 5000 Rubles;
2 adults - 3200 Rubles per person;
3-6 adults - 2500 Rubles per person.

Children up to 18 – free of charge.

Optional extras:
1. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collection in the General Staff Headquarters – 1300 Rubles per adult; the visit takes about 1 hour.
2. Diamond or Gold room. From 8000 Rubles per group.

The tour is possible daily, except for Monday, 01 January and 09 May.

We start in 20 minutes before the confirmed admission time. For example, if the confirmed admission time to the Hermitage is 10:30, our guide will wait at the meeting place at 10:10.

We recommend booking as soon as possible to guarantee availability. You may send us a request and specify your preferred date and time and the number of adults and children. After we receive your request, we will contact you with the information about availability and payment.


1.    English-speaking guide’s services.
2.    “Skip the line” ticket to the Hermitage Museum. “Skip the line” means that we will not wait in the line to the ticket offices. However, on busy days there might be a separate line for visitors with the “skip the line” tickets, though reasonably shorter than the main line.

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