State Russian Museum

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4 expert recommendations


Fodor's Tick Choice

In 1898 Nicholas II turned the stupendously majestic neoclassical Mikhailovsky Palace (Mikhailovsky Dvorets) into what has become one of the country's most important art galleries. Full review →


Frommer's 34

This museum should be on every visitor's itinerary, even those who know or care little about Russian art, despite its hefty admission fee. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Facing onto the elegant pl Iskusstv (Arts Sq) is the handsome Mikhailovsky Palace, now housing one of the country's finest collections of Russian art. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Housed in the Mikhailovsky Palace, the Russian works here—which include 6,000 religious icons—makes an interesting complement to the Hermitage's foreign treasures. Full review →

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