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The Russian Museum is the first state museum of Russian fine arts in the country. It was established in 1895 in St Petersburg by a decree of the Emperor Nicholas II. Its grand opening for visitors occurred on March 19 (March 7, the Old Style) 1898.

The Russian Museum today is a unique depository of artistic treasures, a famous restoration centre, an authoritative institute of academic research, one of the major cultural and educational centers in Russia, and a research and instructional centre of art museums of the Russian Federation, overseeing activities of 260 art museums in Russia.

note, please,
From 2 November 2015 the opening hours of the Mikhailovsky Palace and the Benois Wing on Mondays: from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Ticket-offices close 30 minutes earlier.

Dear visitors,
The Russian museum and the branches is territory free from Smoking.

Dear visitors!
1 October - 31 March the Summer Garden is open daily (except Tuesday) from 10.00 a.m. till 8.00 p.m.(entrance until 7.30 p.m.)
Free entrance
The Summer Palace of Peter the Great is closed for the restoration works. 

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