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The collection of the State Hermitage includes over 3 million works of art and world culture artefacts. It contains paintings, graphic works, sculptures, works of applied art, archaeological artefacts and numismatic objects.

The collection of the State Hermitage includes over 3 million works of art and world culture artefacts. It contains paintings, graphic works, sculptures, works of applied art, archaeological artefacts and numismatic objects.
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.


Total exhibition area, sq.m.
233 345
Distance from airport, km.
27
Distance from Moskovskiy railway station, km.
5
Transport

Bus (490 м), Metro (980 м)

Parking
No parking
Services and Facilities
Excursions; Wheelchair accessible; Сloakroom; Сonditioner

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