Ivan Shishkin. 1832–1898
Benois Wing

Ivan Shishkin. 1832–1898

23 june—15 november 2021

The work of Ivan Shishkin (1832–1898) occupies a special place in history of Russian art. The major exhibition from the funds of the Russian Museum will provide an ...

Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.
Marble Palace

Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.

24 june—25 october 2021

Aidan Salakhova is a famous Russian painter and sculptor, pedagogue, recent active gallery owner and public figure. Her career in recent years has been ...

Italian Futurism. From the Collection of Mattioli. Russian Cubo-Futurism. From the Russian Museum and Private Collections in Moscow
Pavilions of the Mikhailovsky Castle
Igor Grabar. For the 150th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth
Benois Wing

Igor Grabar. For the 150th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth

22 july—20 september 2021

The name of Igor Grabar (1871-1960) is inextricably linked with the Silver Age of Russian culture.


Pavel Stroganov: Italian Journey
Stroganov Palace

Pavel Stroganov: Italian Journey

9 september—15 november 2021

Count Pavel Sergeevich Stroganov (1823-1911), traveling with his family in Italy in 1839-1841, captured the image of this country in numerous drawings, whic...

Vyacheslav Pakulin: Searching for the Style of an Era
Benois Wing

Vyacheslav Pakulin: Searching for the Style of an Era

9 december 2021—7 march 2022

Vyacheslav Pakulin, endowed with a unique, striking talent, in 1920s and 1930s was caught up by the search for a "great style", paying tribute to...

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Opening hours
Mikhailovsky Palace

Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mikhailovsky Palace, Benois Wing are open until 8:p.m.
Tuesday The Museum is closed
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Ticket offices close 30 minutes earlier

Getting here

4 Inzhenernaya Str., St. Petersburg

Metro - Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt

Accessible environment

The State Russian Museum is working towards providing a comfortable experience for visitors with disabilities in all buildings of the museum complex.

We ask to contact us about your visit in advance on: tel. 314-64-24

If you require any help, you can also enquire to speak to the administrator or to the controller.

Memo for people with limited mobility

Dear visitors!

We invite you to make yourself familiar with the information regarding the order in which the Mikhailovsky Palace provides access for immobile visitors and people with other disabilities, the features of providing our services and additional aid from the museum personnel.

  • Parking spots for visitors with disabilities are placed next to the entrance to the management of The State Russian Museum, on Injenerniy st., building 2-4. There are no lowered boarders on the path from the parking lot.

  • The visitor entrance is placed to the right from the central entrance to the palace. In front of the entrance you can find a nameplate with the contact number of the employee in charge of the institution: tel. +7 812 314 64 24

  • Entrance for visitors in wheelchairs is provided through the ramp, placed at the side of the central entrance. Please note that the ramp path is slightly difficult to manoeuvre due to the historical paving stone cladding.

  • Services in the museum are provided on the ground, 1st and 2nd floors. The exhibition on the 1st floor is available for wheelchair access and viewers with other immobilizing disabilities.

  • Responsible for organizing the reception and provision of services for people with disabilities and limited mobility at the museum: Head of the department of administrative and organizational work E. Kuznets, tel. +7 812 314 64 24.

Additional information:

  • While visiting the Mikhailovsky Palace you have foldable chairs available for use. Stands with the foldable chairs are located on the right from the main staircase next to the souvenir shop as well as in the Glass Junction (from the main exhibit of the Mikhailovsky Palace to the Benois Wing).

  • We also offer free strollers for hire. You can request the strollers from the administration.

  • You can also make yourself familiar with the halls of the Mikhailovsky Palace and its collection of masterpieces by accessing the virtual tour at:

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Collection highlights
Collection highlights

The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.


Virtual tours
Virtual tours

Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)


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