St. Petersburg attractions: New Year holiday schedule

25.12.2015

St. Petersburg attractions: New Year holiday schedule

While Saint Petersburg is still dreaming of snow, in this unusually warm December, we inform you of the special holiday schedule of the city attractions*. Enjoy your visit to Russian Northern capital and plan sightseeing with maximum benefit!

Peter and Paul fortress
Open during the holiday time, closed on January 27

Russian Museum
Closed: December 31, January 1, January 5

St. Isaac Cathedral museum, Saviour on the Spilled Blood, Smolny Cathedral
Closed: December 31, January 1, January 6

St. Isaac Cathedral, the colonnade viewing platform
Closed: December 30, January 1, January 6

Erarta, museum of contemporary art
Open during the holiday time, on January 1 from 14.00

Aquatorium of Peter the Great
December 31: 10.00 - 18.00
January 1: 14.00 - 22.00

Peterhof Grand Palace
Closed: December 31, January 1, 4

Pavlovsk Palace
December 31: ticket office open from 10.00 to 16.00
Closed: January 1, 11

Tsarskoye Selo, Catherine Palace
Closed: December 29, 31, January 1
January 2-10: open daily, 12.00 - 16.45

Gatchina Palace
December 31: ticket office open from 10.00 to 14.00
Closed: January 1

Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad
Closed: December 31 - January 3, January 6-7

Museum of the Defense and Siege of Leningrad
Closed: December 21, 2015 - January 1, 5, 7, 11-26 (closed for repairs)
Open from 10.00 to 16.00: January 2-4, 8 -10
Open from 12.30 to 20.00: January 7

Central Naval Museum
Closed: January 1, 7

Zoological Museum
Closed: December 31, January 1, 2, 12, 13

Political History Museum
Closed: December 31, January 1-2, 4-5, 7-9

Anna Akhmatova Museum
Closed: December 31, January 1, 4, 7

"The Universe of Water" museum complex
Closed: December 31, January 1, 2, 7 
January 3-6, 8-10 open according to a week-end schedule

*The information is provided by City Tourist Information Bureau