The Russian Museum
The Russian Museum is the largest museum of Russian art in the world. Today its collection numbers more than 430 000 items including pieces of fine art, folk art, decorative and applied art, sculpture. Its main exposition is located in Mikhailovky Palace on the Arts Square that belonged to Great Prince Michael and later was reconstructed to host the exhibition of Russian art by Alexander III. The guide will take you around demonstrating the highlights of ancient Russian art - outstanding icons, development of academic art, classic art up to the 20th century art from avant-guarde to Soviet period.
Bryullov, Ivanon, Repin, Serov, Vrubel and others are must-sees along with Kandinsky and Malevich.
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday - 10.00 - 18.00
Monday - 10.00 - 20.00
Thursday - 10.00 - 21.00
Day-off - Tuesday
Visit to The Russian Museum
is included in:
One-day short tour around St. Petersburg
"One day in Russia" tour