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Palace Tour 2 is available during Late April–Late September & during winter school break
At other times, it is combined with Palace Tour 1

Indoor safety recommendations:
- Please refrain from visiting the Museum if you have symptoms of cold/flu or feel unwell
- Use contactless payment wherever possible

Opening Hours

Open Wednesday–Monday

27 April – Late September, 2–8 January :

10am–6pm (last entry 4.45pm)
Closed Tuesdays

Late September – December, 9 January – Late April :

Combined with Palace Tour 1

During autumn / winter / spring school breaks:

Separated from Tour 1

Timed Admission

Timed Tickets to Palace include Park Admission* and are available:
in advance & on the day: at our Official Website 
on the day
    – May
Oct: 10am–4.45pm at Ticket Booths at Catherine Park 's Main Entrance near Lyceum Arch.
Nov–Apr: 10am–4.45pm at Ticket Office near Lyceum Arch.
Note: Tickets are named, therefore valid hard-copy IDs, as well as documents allowing free or reduced rates, are required.
Audio guides not included in tickets **

Adults — ₽ 1,500  (full rate; reduced rate only for Russian & EAEU residents)

Students (with hard-copy ID), visitors under 18 — ₽ 750  (free on 3rd Sunday of each month)

Visitors under 14, and ICOM members — free  (a free entry ticket has to be obtained)

* Park Admission included in Palace Tickets only when Catherine Park is ticketed late April to late October
** Audio guides in English, French, German, Italian, Chinese or Russian available
for Rub 250 at Audio Guides Desk, with Valid ID or ₽ 1,000 to be deposited (returned after tour)


Important Information:

Cards accepted at Ticket Desks (currently better have cash) : VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, UnionPay, JCB, МИР

Wheelchair Accessibility Information

Palace Tour 2 includes the following palace interiors:

  • Lyons Hall  (currently closed for restoration)
  • Arabesque Hall  (currently closed for restoration)
  • Third Antechamber
  • Second Antechamber
  • First Antechamber
  • Great Hall
  • Main Staircase
  • The Romanovs at Tsarskoe Selo exhibition
  • Amber Room
  • Picture Hall
  • Memorial Rooms of Alexander I exhibition
  • State Study of Alexander I
  • Vaulted Passage Room
  • Oval Anteroom
  • Green Dining Room
  • Waiters’ Room
  • Stasov Staircase
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