How to find the Hermitage and buy tickets.

Welcome to the State Hermitage! The largest and the best museum of Russia and a crown jewel of Saint-Petersburg. Click here for the online visit and a wealth of information of this real treasure!

The state Hermitage Museum has a collection of about three million works of art and monuments of world culture. It includes paintings, drawings, sculptures and applied arts, archaeological finds and numismatic material.

How and where to buy tickets to the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburgand avoid long waiting line? We have three suggestions:

The main ensemble of the Hermitage, located in the center of St. Petersburg, includes the Winter Palace, the former state residence of the Russian Emperors, the buildings of the Small, Old and New Hermitage, the Hermitage Theater, and the Spare House. The Museum complex includes the Menshikov Palace and the Eastern Wing of the General Staff Building, the Old Village restoration and preservation center, and the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory.

The Hermitage State Museum Opening Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday:


Wednesday, Friday:


The ticket offices close 1 hour before museum closure.

Closed: Mondays,
as well as January 1 and May 9

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