St. Petersburg: State Russian Museum 2-hour Private Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: Russia, Russia, St Petersburg
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  • 2 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Discover the State Russian Museum, one of the largest museums in the world, which houses more than 38,000 works of art and 6,000 icons of celebrated Russian artists.

Since 1895, this museum is located in the magnificient palace of the Grand Duke Michael, also known as the Mikhailovsy Palace. Thanks to your guide, you will learn more about famous masterpieces, such as the portrait of Catherine II by Levitsky, or The Black Square (The Art of the Sublime) by Malevich.

This place is also the housing of private art collections grabbed after the Revolution, gathering masterpieces by Repin, Antropov, Ivanov, Kandinsky, and painters and sculptors from Russia’s ancient history.

The Russian Museum is one of the best visit to contemplate art and history, but also to understand the Russia of yesterday and the Russia of today.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Mikhailovskiy Castle Historical Museum, Sadovaya St., 2, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia

The State Russian Museum is located on Arts Square in Saint Petersburg, is the world's largest depository of Russian fine art. It is also one of the largest museums in the country. The museum was established on April 13, 1895, upon enthronement of Nicholas II to commemorate his father, Alexander III. Its original collection was composed of artworks taken from the Hermitage Museum, Alexander Palace, and the Imperial Academy of Arts. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, many private collections were nationalized and relocated to the Russian Museum.

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • A 2-hour tour of the museum
  • Entry tickets to the museum
  • Entry/Admission - Mikhailovskiy Castle Historical Museum

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Monument to Alexander Pushkin, Площадь Искусств, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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Duration

2 hours

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