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St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum marks 250th anniversary

December 07, 2014, 8:55 UTC+3
Buildings, halls, visitors and masterpieces of the State Hermitage Museum in photo gallery by TASS
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Three million people visit Hermitage Museum within a year. Peak season lasts from May to September
Three million people visit Hermitage Museum within a year. Peak season lasts from May to September
Three million people visit Hermitage Museum within a year. Peak season lasts from May to September
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
Its collections comprise over three million works of art and world culture artefacts, including the largest collection of paintings in the world
Its collections comprise over three million works of art and world culture artefacts, including the largest collection of paintings in the world
Its collections comprise over three million works of art and world culture artefacts, including the largest collection of paintings in the world
© ITAR-TASS/Uriy Belinskiy
The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors. Photo: Main staircase of New Hermitage
The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors. Photo: Main staircase of New Hermitage
The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors. Photo: Main staircase of New Hermitage
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
Hermitage museum has collection of 24 paintings by Rembrandt, including his famous masterpiece Danae. In 1985   Rembrandt's work was seriously damaged. A man later judged insane threw sulfuric acid on the canvas and cut it twice with his knife. Painting was restored in 1997 and Danaë is now on display behind armoured glass
Hermitage museum has collection of 24 paintings by Rembrandt, including his famous masterpiece Danae. In 1985   Rembrandt's work was seriously damaged. A man later judged insane threw sulfuric acid on the canvas and cut it twice with his knife. Painting was restored in 1997 and Danaë is now on display behind armoured glass
Hermitage museum has collection of 24 paintings by Rembrandt, including his famous masterpiece Danae. In 1985 Rembrandt's work was seriously damaged. A man later judged insane threw sulfuric acid on the canvas and cut it twice with his knife. Painting was restored in 1997 and Danaë is now on display behind armoured glass
© EPA/ANATOLY MALTSEV
Only 5% of Hermitage's collection is on permanent display, the rest is in storage
Only 5% of Hermitage's collection is on permanent display, the rest is in storage
Only 5% of Hermitage's collection is on permanent display, the rest is in storage
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
About 36 thousand tours are held in Hermitage museum in a year. Photo: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visits the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, 2011
About 36 thousand tours are held in Hermitage museum in a year. Photo: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visits the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, 2011
About 36 thousand tours are held in Hermitage museum in a year. Photo: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visits the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, 2011
© EPA/JERRY LAMPEN
The second floor of the Hermitage's Western wing features collections of the Oriental art (from China, India, Mongolia, Tibet, Central Asia, Byzantium and Near East)
The second floor of the Hermitage's Western wing features collections of the Oriental art (from China, India, Mongolia, Tibet, Central Asia, Byzantium and Near East)
The second floor of the Hermitage's Western wing features collections of the Oriental art (from China, India, Mongolia, Tibet, Central Asia, Byzantium and Near East)
© Fotokhronika TASS/Uriy Belinskiy, Igor Zotin
More than 2,5 thousand peoplpe work in Hermitage Museum. 230 custodians and 350 museum attendants are among them
More than 2,5 thousand peoplpe work in Hermitage Museum. 230 custodians and 350 museum attendants are among them
More than 2,5 thousand peoplpe work in Hermitage Museum. 230 custodians and 350 museum attendants are among them
© ITAR-TASS/Anatoliy Strunin
Visitors near the sculpture Three Graces by Antonio Canova
Visitors near the sculpture Three Graces by Antonio Canova
Visitors near the sculpture Three Graces by Antonio Canova
© ITAR-TASS/Uriy Belinskiy
Wine cooler by Charles Frederick Kandler I on display at the State Hermitage Museum
Wine cooler by Charles Frederick Kandler I on display at the State Hermitage Museum
Wine cooler by Charles Frederick Kandler I on display at the State Hermitage Museum
© ITAR-TASS/Anatoliy Strunin
Hermitage's collection of antiquities consists of 170 thousand items. Photo: Statue of Jupiter on display at Hermitage Museum
Hermitage's collection of antiquities consists of 170 thousand items. Photo: Statue of Jupiter on display at Hermitage Museum
Hermitage's collection of antiquities consists of 170 thousand items. Photo: Statue of Jupiter on display at Hermitage Museum
© ITAR-TASS/Anatoliy Strunin
More then 50 cats guard the Hermitage Museum's artistic treasures from mice. Photo: Cat stretches in the Pavilion Hall of the museum
More then 50 cats guard the Hermitage Museum's artistic treasures from mice. Photo: Cat stretches in the Pavilion Hall of the museum
More then 50 cats guard the Hermitage Museum's artistic treasures from mice. Photo: Cat stretches in the Pavilion Hall of the museum
© AP/Dmitry Lovetsky
Collection of European art has about 600 thousand items
Collection of European art has about 600 thousand items
Collection of European art has about 600 thousand items
© EPA/ANATOLY MALTSEV
Hermitage's collection of ancient and early medieval culture consists of nearly 2 million items
Hermitage's collection of ancient and early medieval culture consists of nearly 2 million items
Hermitage's collection of ancient and early medieval culture consists of nearly 2 million items
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
Soviet Staircase in Hermitage museum
Soviet Staircase in Hermitage museum
Soviet Staircase in Hermitage museum
© ITAR-TASS/Denis Vyshinskiy
Total area of Hermitage museum is 233 345 sq. meters. Exhibition area is 66 842 sq.metres
Total area of Hermitage museum is 233 345 sq. meters. Exhibition area is 66 842 sq.metres
Total area of Hermitage museum is 233 345 sq. meters. Exhibition area is 66 842 sq.metres
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Three million people visit Hermitage Museum within a year. Peak season lasts from May to September
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
Its collections comprise over three million works of art and world culture artefacts, including the largest collection of paintings in the world
© ITAR-TASS/Uriy Belinskiy
The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors. Photo: Main staircase of New Hermitage
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
Hermitage museum has collection of 24 paintings by Rembrandt, including his famous masterpiece Danae. In 1985 Rembrandt's work was seriously damaged. A man later judged insane threw sulfuric acid on the canvas and cut it twice with his knife. Painting was restored in 1997 and Danaë is now on display behind armoured glass
© EPA/ANATOLY MALTSEV
Only 5% of Hermitage's collection is on permanent display, the rest is in storage
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
About 36 thousand tours are held in Hermitage museum in a year. Photo: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visits the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, 2011
© EPA/JERRY LAMPEN
The second floor of the Hermitage's Western wing features collections of the Oriental art (from China, India, Mongolia, Tibet, Central Asia, Byzantium and Near East)
© Fotokhronika TASS/Uriy Belinskiy, Igor Zotin
More than 2,5 thousand peoplpe work in Hermitage Museum. 230 custodians and 350 museum attendants are among them
© ITAR-TASS/Anatoliy Strunin
Visitors near the sculpture Three Graces by Antonio Canova
© ITAR-TASS/Uriy Belinskiy
Wine cooler by Charles Frederick Kandler I on display at the State Hermitage Museum
© ITAR-TASS/Anatoliy Strunin
Hermitage's collection of antiquities consists of 170 thousand items. Photo: Statue of Jupiter on display at Hermitage Museum
© ITAR-TASS/Anatoliy Strunin
More then 50 cats guard the Hermitage Museum's artistic treasures from mice. Photo: Cat stretches in the Pavilion Hall of the museum
© AP/Dmitry Lovetsky
Collection of European art has about 600 thousand items
© EPA/ANATOLY MALTSEV
Hermitage's collection of ancient and early medieval culture consists of nearly 2 million items
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Shakhidzhanyan
Soviet Staircase in Hermitage museum
© ITAR-TASS/Denis Vyshinskiy
Total area of Hermitage museum is 233 345 sq. meters. Exhibition area is 66 842 sq.metres
© wikimedia.org/Kora27

St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum celebrates its 250th birthday on December 7. The museum is considered to be founded in 1764. Its collections comprise over three million items and occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors. Buildings, halls, visitors and masterpieces of the State Hermitage Museum in photo gallery by TASS

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