View of the State Hermitage Museum from Palace Square

Saint Petersburg: 3-Hour Private Guide Tour of the Hermitage

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Key Details
Duration
3 hours
Skip the Line
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair Accessible

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What You'll Do
  • Skip the line and explore the collections of the Hermitage Museum on a private tour
  • Learn about the foundation of the royal art collection and experience the splendor of the former royal residence
  • Admire masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Dutch Masters, French Impressionists, and others
Overview
Skip the line and experience the grandeur and outstanding art collection of the world-famous Hermitage Museum. On this private 3-hour walking tour you’ll visit the living quarters of the tsars and see the vast collection of Western European paintings.
What to Expect
Enjoy a 3-hour guided tour of the State Hermitage in Saint Petersburg and have an intimate look at one of the oldest and largest museums in the world. You won’t have to wait in line on this private tour!

The buildings that comprise the museum are architectural masterpieces and perfect examples of the Russian Baroque and Classical style. The original splendor of the official royal winter residence has been carefully preserved.

The art collection of the Hermitage was started by Catherine II in 1764 with just 225 paintings. It now numbers over 3 million items that range from prehistoric to modern times. There are magnificent works from prehistoric cultures and from ancient Egypt. In addition there are vast collections of Western European paintings and sculpture that are displayed throughout the 400 halls of the museum.
What's Included
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the museum
  • Private guided tour
  • Photo permit
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
Meeting Point

Meet in front of the main entrance to the Hermitage Museum, near the Alexander Column in the center of Palace Square. Hotel pick-up is possible for an additional fee. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
This is a private walking tour. The price per person decreases if there are more people on the tour. Please inquire.

Transfer to the museum can be arranged for an additional cost.

Please leave the name of your Saint Petersburg hotel in case we need to contact you before the tour.

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