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11.01.2021

Tsarskoe Selo reopens after winter holidays!

Catherine Palace

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (admission until 5 p.m.) daily, except Tuesdays. Tickets available in advance on our website or on the day at the palace ticket desk.

Visitors can also see the exhibition A Noble Family’s Silverware:  The Naryshkin Mansion Treasure in the Second Antechamber, showcasing over 700 silver and gold items of the late eighteenth–early twentieth centuries, found in the Trubetskoy-Naryshkin Mansion in downtown St Petersburg in March 2012.

Especially recommended: Palace Tour III including the Palace Chapel, an eighteenth-century masterpiece restored in 2019, and the Rooms of Grand Duke Paul, Catherine II's son. The tour is available 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (admission until 5 p.m.) daily, except Tuesdays. Tickets are available at the tour's entrance near the Lyceum Arch.

Exhibition of Court Carriages

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (admission until 5 p.m.) on weekends at the Duty Stable building not far from the palace. It offers eighteenth-nineteenth century Russian and Western European state carriages, as well as the From Fike to Catherine II display about the future Russian empress’ journey to Moscow.

WWI Museum at Martial Chamber

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (admission until 5 p.m.) on weekends at the Martial Chamber of Tsarskoe Selo. It includes the military uniforms of Russia's last emperor Nicholas II and his family members.

Imperial Arms Collection at Arsenal Pavilion

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (admission until 4.30 p.m.) on weekends at the Arsenal pavilion in the Alexander Park (which is open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily). 


Please note: Groups can consist of not more than 5 visitors at a time. 

HEALTH & SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS (indoors):

  • Refrain from visiting the Museum if you have symptoms of cold/flu or feel unwell
  • Wear hygienic masks and gloves indoors
  • Keep social distancing of 1.5–2 metres
  • Mind social-distancing floor marks at queuing points such as Cloakroom, Ticket Desks, Tour Entry Points, etc.
  • Use hand antiseptics
  • Use contactless payment wherever possible