The State Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum

The Hermitage is considered to have been founded in 1764, when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of works from the Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. The museum celebrates the anniversary of its founding each year on 7 December, St. Catherine’s Day.
St Petersburg, Russia
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The State Hermitage Museum

Dvortsovaya Naberezhnaya (Embankment), 34
St Petersburg 190000 Russia
+7 812 7109079
Opening hours

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
From 10.30am till 6pm
Wednesday and Friday
From 10.30am till 9pm

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