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
St Michael’s Castle

Monday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mikhailovsky Palace, Benois Wing are open until 8:p.m.
TuesdayThe Museum is closed
Wednesday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Ticket offices close 30 minutes earlier

Getting here

2 Sadovaya Str., St. Petersburg

Metro - Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt

Accessible environment

The State Russian Museum is aiming to provide the most pleasant experience for visitors with disabilities in all buildings of the museum complex.

We ask to contact us about your visit in advance on: tel. 570-51-12

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 Castle provides access for immobile visitors and people with other disabilities, the features of providing our services and additional aid from the museum personnel.

  • There are no special parking spaces provided for people with disabilities. Parking is available in normal places.

  • At the entrance to the palace in front of the stairs there is a sign with tel. 570-51-12, which can be used to call the employee responsible for the institution.

  • The entrance to the palace is carried out by a bridge with stone pavement. The entrance area of ​​the palace is not equipped with lifting devices. Access for wheelchair users to the building can be difficult.

  • Services in the museum are available on the 1st and 2nd floors. In order to use the lift, contact the administrator.

  • The facility is partially accessible to people with disabilities and other people with limited mobility.

  • 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:

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

  • The palace does not provide a speciality toilet for visitors with limited mobility.

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