Acknowledged in 1992 by the President of the Russian Federation as one of Russia's most precious objects of cultural heritage, The State Russian Museum is home to the largest collection of Russian fine art in the world. Founded in 1898 by Emperor Nicholas II in memory of his father Alexander III, it became the first state museum of Russian art. Today it holds over 400,000 exhibits, spanning a period of one thousand years. It includes an overwhelming collection of medieval icons and works from well-known Russian masters such as Repin, Shishkin, Nesterov, Cahagall, Rublev and Brullov.Experience the essence of Russia in a fantastic display of styles, shapes, colors and meanings.
- Open Hours: Monday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
- Nearest Train: Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky Prospekt