State museum-preserve “Peterhof” is a magnificent palace and park ensemble, which was used by Russian emperors as a summer residence. The park is famous for its magnificent fountains that make it a perfect place for summer strolls. The fountains will start working on April 27, 2019. Until this day the fountains are turned off due to weather conditions. The gala opening festival will take place on May 18. The entrance to the Lower Park is free from October to April. 

The Lower Garden of Peterhof

The Lower Garden can be visited with St.Petersburg Card from April 27 to October 13, 2019 when the fountains will reopen the summer season and when the entry to the park will require tickets. Tickets can be obtained at the ticket offices №1, 2, 3 on Razvodnaya str, №8, 9 in Palace sq. and №1,2,3,4,5 at the pier (№5 and №6 are separate lines, where guides of organized tourist groups are also served). 

The Grand Palace of Peterhof

The Grand Palace is the center of palace and park ensemble. It was the summer residence of Russian emperors. A great number of оutstanding Russian and European masters had been working on its construction during the XVIII and XIX centuries. Remarkable authentic pictures, items of furniture, fabrics and porcelain, which belonged to the imperial families, are displayed in the baroque and classic style halls of the palace. Free entry to the Grand Palace with St Petersburg Card is available since October 15th, 2018 till April 26, 2019 and from October 2019 till mid-spring 2020. Tickets can be obtained at the palace ticket offices marked with St Petersburg Card logo. Visitors can only see the palace in a guided group that is formed at the entrance. The excursion is provided in Russian only, audioguides are available at 500 RUR. 

From May to October individual tourists may enter with an additional ticket at the following time: 12:00-14:30, 16:15-19:45


Please note that on the days of special events (such as the Fountain festival), the Peterhof museum has a different schedule and entrance fee rate. In this case, benefits with St Petersburg Card do not apply. The up-to-date information will be published on the museum website.

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 1000 RUB (Palace)

Razvodnaya Street 2, Peterhof

Closest metro station:

Getting there:
Bus: 200, 210; minibus: 224, 300, 424, 424А

+7 (812) 450-56-52


Open hours:
Grand Palace: October-April: 10.30 - 18.00, tickets till 17.00.
May-October 10.30-21.00, tickets till 19.45. Closed: Monday and last Tuesday of every month
Lower Park: 9:00 – 20:00, tickets till 19:45