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"The Museum and the Problems of Cultural Tourism" roundtable



2, Dvortsovaya Ploshchad (Dvortsovaya Square)


Opening hours:

Main museum complex:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday:
Wednesday: 10.30-21.00

Tuesday- Saturday:
Sunday: 10.30-17.00

The museum is closed on:

Mondays, 1 January and 9 May

more information on the opening hours of the Hermitage and its branches

Admission prices:

400 rubles
350 rubles - for citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus (upon the presentation at the ticket office of a document confirming entitlement to reduced rates)
Free – for children and students (regardless of citizenship), and Russian senior citizens
(upon the presentation at the ticket office of a document confirming entitlement to reduced rates)
500 rubles – admission ticket, valid for two days from the moment of ticket purchase, to visit the Main Museum Complex (once) and exhibitions at the General Staff Building (once)

Every first Thursday of the month – free admittance to the museum for all visitor categories.

more on admission charges and concessions

Ticket sales:

end half an hour before the museum close.
Tickets are sold in the foyer of the Winter Palace

electronic ticket sales

The museum shop:

The shop is on the ground floor of the Winter Palace
There are book stalls in the museum.

online museum shop

Guided tours:

Tickets for guided tours may be bought on the day of your visit from the Hermitage ticket office.
Advanced booking of guided tours for groups may be bought at the museum guided tours office or by phone (812) 571-84-46

more information on tours, lectures and programs

Audio guides:

For rent in the Jordan Gallery and by the Jordan Staircase (deposit required).


There are a cafe and internet cafe on the ground floor of the Winter Palace.

For visitors with disabilities:

The museum has lifts and wheel chairs are available to hire (deposit required)

more on admission conditions


Telephone enquiries:
(812) 710-90-79


Other useful information:

Current exhibitions

Events calendar

Museum floor plan

Virtual visit

The Official State Hermitage Hotel:

10 Pravdy St.
St.Petersburg 191119
(812) 777-98-10


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