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The Main Museum Complex

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

Since December 14 until December 28, 2019 and since January 2 until 29 March, 2020 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays you can visit temporary exhibitions entitled ‘Tis Potemkin himself!’ On the 280th Anniversary of the Birth of Prince Grigory Potemkin of Taurida and “I founded therein my royal palace.” Assyrian Art from the British Museum in the evenings (18:15–21:00). Tickets are available in the ticket office of the Small Hermitage (18:00–20:00) on the day of the visit. Admission price is 300 RUB (no benefits).

Guided Tours


The Main Museum Complex and its branches:
the General Staff Building, the Winter Palace of Peter the Great,
the Menshikov Palace, the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory

700 RUB

The Main Museum Complex,
the General Staff Building
and Winter Palace of Peter the Great
for Russian and Belarusian citizens

400 RUB

Entry ticket to one of the museum branches

300 RUB

Schoolchildren, students, pensioners
of the Russian Federation and
other categories of visitors


Free admission for all visitors: The third Thursday of every month, March 8, May 18 and December 7

Ticket Information
The Gold Room The Diamond Room

Public Transport

Admiralteyskaya, Nevsky Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor
7, 10, 24, 191
1, 7, 10, 11
St. Petersburg's Public Transport



Entrance for Visitors:

2, Palace Square, St Petersburg

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