The State Russian Museum


The State Russian Museum was established in 1895 in St Petersburg by a decree of the Emperor Nicholas II. Nowadays the museum collection contains more than 400.000 exhibits and covers the entire history of Russian fine art from the Xth century to the present day. It reflects virtually every form and genre of art in Russia, including a unique collection of Old Russian icons, works of painting, graphic art and sculpture, decorative and applied art, folk art and numismatics, as well as the world’s finest collection of Russian avant-garde.

The ticket is valid for the main building of the Russian museum and the Benoit wing

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 500 RUR

4, Inzhenernaya Street

Closest metro station:
Nevsky prospect, Gostiny Dvor

+7 (812) 595-42-48


Open hours:
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00, tickets till 17:00, Thursday: 13:00 - 21:00, tickets till 20:30. Closed: Tuesday