The Hermitage museum tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

573383


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children if they are supervised by a parent.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

A walking tour to the most famous museum in Russia


The Hermitage museum is one of the gems of this city and its great pride. Besides, it is the biggest museum in Russia and ranks among such well-known museums as the Louvre, the Prado and the Metropolitan.
If you are interested in art and history and enjoy visiting royal interiors, you will like this place!
During the tour you will learn
•how many lovers the founder of the museum, famous Catherine the Great, had,
•how many works by Rembrandt we have in Russia,
•why Rubens is not only about fleshy pink bodies,
•who was the most spoiled child in Russian history. . and many other facts!

The price of the tickets is included in the price of the tour.

If you would also like to visit the collection of Impressionists and Post-Impressionists' works (which is one of the best in the world, too), please, inform me in advance, so that I will get appropriate tickets.

Itinerary

-Meeting at the hotel
-Moving to the Hermitage museum by public transport or just walking
-Making a stop at the Palace square - the main square of the city
-Guided tour of the main body of the Hermitage museum (4 buildings)
Or/and (if required!)
-Guided tour of the General Staff building with the collection of Impressionists and Post-Impressionists' works
-Going back to the hotel

This museum is closed on Monday.

You do not need to buy tickets to this museum, the price of the tickets is included in the price of the tour. According to the reguIations of the Hermitage, to do the tour a tour guide must get tickets in advance himself. If you buy the tickets yourself, they will not let me guide you inside the museum.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

It is a walking tour.
We can use public transport.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

600 rubles - You will need about 600 rubles (10 dollars) to have a cup of coffee and a bun at a cafe.
Besides, you might want to buy souvenirs at your choice. Almost everywhere they accept credit/debit cards except for American Express.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Extra time with the guide

Almost everywhere they accept credit/debit cards. American Express might not be accepted!

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can arrange transportation upon request.
I am not permitted to guide in the Russian language inside museums - only English.

Private tour guide Ekaterina

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