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Russian museum

Russian Museum tour. The biggest collection of Russian masterpieces
from/per person1600
  • Museums
  • Walking tour
  • 3 hours
  • Tour guide
  • Private tour


Visit the treasury of Russian artists' and sculptors' masterpieces.

The State Russian Museum is the world’s largest collection of Russian art, located in Mikhailovsky palace in the historical centre of Saint Petersburg. It was the first museum of Russian art, founded by Emperor Alexander III. The solemn opening of the Russian Museum took place in 1898. The basis of the collection was objects and works of art handed over from the Winter Palace, Gatchina and Alexander Palaces, from the Hermitage and the Academy of Arts, as well as from private collections donated to the museum. The museum collection contains over 400 000 exhibits covering all major periods and trends in the history of Russian art, all main types and genres, trends and schools of Russian art over more than a thousand years: from the X to the XXI century.

What's included:

All our tours are assisted by professional guides in English, German, French, Spanish or Italian language. Other languages are possible by request for extra charge.

  • private guide service
  • entrance fee
  • skip-the-line voucher


2nd January to 30th December
Monday10.00 - 20.00
Wednesday10.00 - 18.00
Thursday13.00 - 21.00
Friday10.00 - 18.00
Saturday10.00 - 18.00
Sunday10.00 - 18.00
Last Admission15.00