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The Main Museum Complex

Opening Hours

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays

11.00 am – 7.00 pm

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

11.00 am – 8.00 pm

The museum is closed on Mondays.

Visits follow fixed routes devised by the museum with entry by time slots.

Fixed Route No1 around the Main Museum Comlex Fixed Route No2 around the Main Museum Comlex Treasure Gallery
Frequently Asked Questions


Electronic entry ticket

500 roubles

Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation, Full Members of the Order of Glory, Veterans of the Great Patriotic War*, ICOM members*, staff of Saint Petersburg museums*, children under the age of 7


The exhibition “The Iron Age. Europe without Borders. The First Millennium BC” can be visited with free-of-charge tickets. Entry is from Shuvalov Passage (37, Millionnaya Street) by time slots.*

* Details and time slots – Return to the Hermitage. Slow Reading. Information for Visitors

Free of charge entry on the third Thursday of the month is available to the following categories of visitors:
– persons under 18
– students and military cadets
– families with three or more children under 18

Concessions do not apply to guiding services.

The electronic ticket is valid for the chosen time slot and route only on one particular day.
All persons entering museum premises must wear personal protection.


Public Transport

Admiralteyskaya, Nevsky Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor
7, 10, 24, 191
1, 7, 10, 11
St. Petersburg's Public Transport



Entrance for Visitors:

2, Palace Square, St Petersburg

Questions and Feedback from Our Visitors