Visit the Russian Museum in St Petersburg

Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Get enthralled by the fine art on display at the Russian Museum
Tourism in St Petersburg

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Best time to visit

May - Aug

Ideal Duration

6-7 Days

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Rs. 30,250
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About Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg

With European trips being planned aplenty, go somewhere closer to home. Russia isn’t too far away, in the broader sense from India and the conversion rate of 1 rupee to Russian currency RUB 9 Rubles) stands at just 1.12 Rupee per Ruble. With costs covered, getting a visa could be a bit of a tirade, but it is still very much plausible and one should just at the opportunity of going to Russia, which has plenty of scope for tourism and other ventures.

Museums usually have a lot on offer and this museum is no different. Showcasing some of The Soviet Union’s finest arts and other such displays, it is a must visit for newcomers who’re looking for an altogether artisan experience that this place does not fail with, undoubtedly. It is a great display of all things Russia, ranging from paintings of all the rules, along with other such artifacts that have been preserved from times immemorial.

About the Russian Museum: We give you a slight history of the Russian Museum, to get to know the place better before you do visit, if you plan to.

Established on April 13, 1895 the Russian Museum originally it housed collection from the Imperial Academy of Arts along with Hermitage Museum and Alexander Palace. Including the Kazimir Malevich’s famous Black Square, many such artworks were added to the Museum post the Russian Revolution.

Collection –

As of today, the collection shows Russian art that begins from the 12th century up to the socialist realism and in the USSR the unofficial art of the 20th century times. A substantial collection of contemporary art was added to the museum in 1995 when the Ludwig Museum funds were approved.

Attractions

This Museum houses some of the best paintings in Russia, ranging from the ones right from the beginning of Russia, to now. There are several paintings of different types, the ones of city changes from the 1900’s to now, are the best to view.

The Mikhailovsky Palace, where this museum is housed is just an attraction by itself, as it used to be home to a famous emperor. Makes for impeccable viewing.

The Tretyakov Gallery, which houses great paintings is said to be one of the main attractions.

The Upper Galleries are just not to be missed, as they have some amazing scriptures and wonderful art depicted on them.

Huge Pillars – These pillars make the museum look like a huge palace and this definitely adds to the view.


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    Not very hard, there is convenient public travel and transport from other main cities as well as within Petersburg.

    Yes, it is allowed. But regulate your cameras at the entrance.

    Yes, it is recommended, so take the entire day-off and start your day at the museum to get the best experience at the museum.

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