State Russian Museum

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  • Address: Inzhenernaya St, 4, St Petersburg, Russia, 191186, Saint Petersburg
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +7-8125954248
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site, Palace, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Heritage Building

State Russian Museum - Review

The State Russian museum holds the largest collection of fine arts in Russia. It was commissioned in 1895 in the impressive neoclassical Mikhailovskiy Palace and traces the complete history of Russian art, from magnificent 11th century icons to contemporary works. The palace itself which is a former imperial residence built for Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich, is a sight to see as many of the halls retain their original opulent Italianate interiors.

The notable pieces of art are by artistes like Karl Brullov, Simon Ushakov, Ivan Nikitin and many more prominent Russian stalworths. The museum is the instructional centre of art museums of the Russian Federation, overseeing activities of 260 art museums in Russia.

State Russian Museum Information

  • All exhibits have an English translation along with Russian interpretation.

How To reach State Russian Museum by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus Station- Inzhenernaya Ulitsa (bus number 49)
  • Nearest Share Taxi- (K100, K212)

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  • State Russian Museum Address: Inzhenernaya St, 4, St Petersburg, Russia, 191186, Saint Petersburg
  • State Russian Museum Contact Number: +7-8125954248
  • State Russian Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • State Russian Museum Price: Free
  • Best time to visit State Russian Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit State Russian Museum: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 55.15% of people who visit Saint Petersburg include State Russian Museum in their plan

  • 55.32% of people start their State Russian Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see State Russian Museum

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76.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting State Russian Museum

People normally club together Peter And Paul Fortress and Church Of The Savior On Blood while planning their visit to State Russian Museum.

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  • The art museum I love best in this city full of art museums. Yes, it is not as opulent as the Hermitage; the rooms a lot less imposing, but how less money still created so much beauty is admirable. The other reason why I would rather go here is that my knowledge of Russian art is a lot better than Western-European art. The paintings here speak to me, because I know the history of the artists. The huge paintings of Repin; Vereshagin and his death while doing what he did best. Learn a bit about Russian art and this museum will mean a lot more than the Hermitage can, because it is not so crowded.

  • This museum is amazing for art lovers. Thousand of paintings are there which shows the history of Russia. Few amazing paintings shows the battles of Russia with other countries. Its located in Saint Petersburg close by Nevsky prospect. You need around 4 to 5 hours to see all the art work including painting, statues and other clay made object. I hope my review and pics will help you.

  • A must see in St Petersburg. The building and the artworks are monumental. A good glimpse into Russian art and culture through the various historic stages of the empire/union/federation. A full day is needed to see everything, if not a few. Make sure you don't miss the main collections on the second floor.

  • So pleased we had the opportunity to see such an incredible selection of artworks. Make sure you allocate enough time to enjoy this must see gallery

  • A collection of Russian Art that is second to none. The 4 palaces - 3 days ticket is a great deal.

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