- Skip-the-Line tour
- An art-enthusiast guides you through the museum
- Covers all major buildings and collections
Once you reach your point of destination – the Hermitage, you will see 4 major buildings of the Hermitage Museum: Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage and General Staff Building with the Impressionist collection.
Our clients will see the most magnificent Russian tsar residence – the interiors of the Winter Palace – construction of which began under the rule of Empress Elizabeth I and finished under Catherine the Great’s reign. Glorious art collections belonged to the Imperial family are exhibited there. Later they were preserved from destruction by the museum staff during the Second World War.
The 15th to 18th century masterpieces of the world’s prominent artists like Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Veronese, Tiepolo, Tintoretto and many others alongside with the rich Impressionism and Post-Impressionism collections expect you in the Hermitage museum. Please note that the Hermitage theatre can only be visited in the evening if you have a ticket to attend a show there.
The offered tour covers the most complete route and most picturesque art collections with French, Italian and Dutch art and the Peacock clock at the Small Hermitage. You are welcome to ask questions and request to make a detour if the group has enough time for that.
- Professional English-speaking tour guide for 4 hrs
- Admission to the Hermitage Museum
- Admission to the General Staff with Impressionists
- Meals and drinks
> You can identify the guide by his signature blue scarf and a sign HERMITAGE TOUR in his hands.
> After the registration procedure, the tour will begin. Waiting time for late arrivals is limited to 10 minutes – please, don’t be late!
> A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear comfortable shoes.
> Not recommended for participants with back problems as a lot of standing is involved.
> No large bags and backpacks are allowed inside the museum.
> Your ticket will include a photo permit for a standard non-professional camera.
> No tripods are allowed inside the museum; no flash photography is allowed.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.