Would you like to discover Royal Treasures from the State Hermitage Museun and Faberge Egg Museum? This exclusive private guided tour to the Gold or Diamond Room of the State Hermitage museum offers a unique opportunity to discover Royal Treasures and Diplomatic Gifts from the collection of Catherine the Great. During this Hermitage museum tour you will be able to see the priceless jewels, snuff boxes, brooches, watches, bouquets made of precious materials and used by Russian Royal Family of Romanovs. If you would like, you can also also explore the biggest collection of ancient Scythian gold, as well as superfine golden dressings (found in the Southern parts of Russia in the burial mounds of different nomadic tribes) dating back to the 7th century B.C. On the exhibition inside the Gold Room of the State Hermitage museum there are also diplomatic gifts and weapons from Oriental countries.

In the second part of your splendid guided tour you will visit private Faberge museum and explore the luxurious Faberge egg collection of Easter Eggs decorated by Carl Faberge for the last Russian Emperors – Alexander III and Nicholas II. You will also discover Russian silverware, all kinds of jewelry, icon frames, guilloché enamels, stone carvings, 19th century Russian porcelain sets and other works of applied art made by Faberge company and contemporaries of Carl Faberge such as Pavel Ovchinnikov, Pavel Sazikov and Fyodor Rückert. This Faberge imperial collection is the best one in the world.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Hotel/Port (for cruise ship passengers)
DURATION 5 hours
Professional guide Tickets to the Gold Room or Diamond Room
Tickets to the Hermitage museum  Tickets to Faberge museum
Guide gratuity


*Tour will be scheduled according to the entrance time to the Gold and Diamond rooms! During summertime it is practically impossible to get tickets to the Gold and Diamond Rooms of the State Hermitage museum because there are only a few groups guided by special professional tour guides inside these treasuries. So we would strongly advise you to book this tour at least one month before your trip thus we will be able to get best tickets for you!

It’s strongly forbidden to take photos inside the Gold and Diamond Rooms!

In Faberge Egg museum you will be given an audio-guide with different languages or it is also possible to organize the tour with a private English-speaking tour guide but the Faberge egg museum St Petersburg charges 300$ for a group ticket. Please, contact us about the details: info@showmerussia.com

Number of tourists 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Prices 400$ 216$ 156$ 124$ 108$ 96$ 88$ 80$ 76$ 72$

Prices are per person for the group up to 10 persons, if your group is bigger, please, contact us info@showmerussia.com and we’ll provide you with special group rates for Hermitage museum tour and Faberge egg museum.

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