Walks With Folks

Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace Private Tour

The Hermitage museum is one of the highlights of St. Petersburg that you should not miss! Avoid long lines and get a fast-track entry to one of the most notable Art Museums in the world. Wonder the halls of the Hermitage with a professional guide and art lover who will show the most notable paintings and exhibits and tailor the tour to your preferences.
Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace Private Tour
Total tour price
Adults (age 15-99)
Youth (age 1-14)
* Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Hotel pickup
Hotel pickup
Flexible timing
Flexible timing
Duration: 4 hours
Easy cancellation
Easy cancellation
Tour highlights

Hermitage and Palace Square

Head to the Hermitage passing the Palace Square where some of the most notable events in Russian history took place including the October Revolution of 1917.

Go inside the second largest museum in the world founded back in 1764 by Empress Catherine the Great.
Palace Square

Jordan Staircase

Find out why the stairs were named in honor of the "Jordan River" in Israel.

Go up the magnificent baroque staircase that was meant to demonstrate that Winter Palace is the residence of the gods.
Jordan Staircase on Hermitage Private Tour

Hermitage Art Collection

Discover the classical masterpieces of such famous artists as: Leonardo Da Vinci, Rafael, Titian, El Greco, Rembrandt, Velasquez, Rubens and many others.

Enjoy the Egyptian, Babylonian, Greek sculptures, jewelry and decorative art of the antique period.
Hermitage Private Tour

Small Throne Room

Explore the Peter the Great Memorial Hall and marvel at the rooms original decorations.

Find out what was this rooms purpose during the era of the Tsars.
Small Throne Room on Hermitage Private Tour

Armorial Hall

Visit the Armorial Hall - the official ceremonial chamber of the Russian Tsars.

Imagine yourself surrounded by Russian nobility on a grandiose imperial balls organized by Catherine the Great.
Armorial Hall on Hermitage Private Tour

Military Gallery

Learn about the "Patriotic War of 1812" and see the Military Gallery dedicated to the generals who took part in defeating Napoleon.

Find out how a room in the Windsor Castle in England became the prototype for the creation of this Military Gallery.
Military Gallery Hermitage Private Tour

Grand Throne Room

Admire the room that served as the scene of the most formal ceremonies of the Imperial court.

Learn about Giacomo Quarenghi who designed this hall and was one of the most influential architects of Saint Petersburg.
Grand Throne Room on Hermitage Private Tour

Pavilion Hall

See the famous Peacock Clock – a truly remarkable 250-year-old automated clock that features three life-size mechanical birds.

Find out why the "Pavilion Hall" was sometimes called the "favourites room" and was connected directly with Elizabeth the Great's sleeping Chambers.
Pavilion Hall on Hermitage Private Tour
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