Tour to Faberge Museum

ВThe incredible Easter eggs by Faberge workshop, made exclusively for the Russian Imperial family, are on display here. There are other Easter gifts also, made by Faberge for the top wealthy families of the world. The museum exhibition presents the finest jewelry pieces, done by the other Russian court official suppliers, as well as porcelain, paintings and bronze items.

Price of the program “City tour and Museum”:

from 30 $ per one person

Program includes:

  • Nine Imperial Easter eggs created by Carl Faberge for the last two Russian emperors - Alexander III and Nicholas II
  • Unique products of all types of Faberge's work: precious haberdashery jewelry, silverware, interior and cult objects 
  • Works of different Russian masters jewelry and silver case

 

 Opening hours: 10:00 - 20:45

 Day off: Friday

Address: 21, Fontanka river embankment, St. Petersburg, 191023

 Price of the program “City tour and Museum”: from 30 $ per one person

 

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DEAR GUESTS!


Our tickets allow you to visit the museum without enduring great queues at the entrance and be guided around by an authorized guide.

A classical excursion program includes a city tour with visit to one museum. The priced presented below include car rent and a licensed guide’s fee. Costs for museum visits are presented on separate slides.

Standard program of a city tour + museum lasts for approximately 4 hours. In case you want to intermit for a lunch in an atmospheric restaurant in the heart of Saint-Petersburg and vitalize yourself by masterpieces of original Russian cuisine, just inform us and we will propose the best alternative meeting you budget.

In case your preferable dates of visit coincide  with official days off of the museum  you chose, we are glad to propose  a worthy alternative.

Faberge Museum in Saint Petersburg is located in the Shuvalov Palace, one of the most renowned aristocracy palaces of the Imperial capital. This is the private museum, established by the foundation “Link of Times”, owned by one of the wealthiest Russian businessmen Mr. Vekselberg.

Story of this collection is captivating. The Bolsheviks sold jewels of the Russian Tsars to the USA. One of the top world collections of the Russian jewelry, including the Faberge Easter eggs, was amassed by the Forbes family. In 2004 “Link of Times” foundation purchased the entire Forbes collection and brought it back to Russia. Ten years after the Faberge museum opened in St Petersburg.

English-language guided tour of the Faberge museum is focused on the world-famous Easter eggs by Karl Faberge, the jeweler who worked for the Romanovs. The egg in Russian Orthodoxy is symbolizing Resurrection and new life. Karl Faberge Company was the Supplier of His Majesty Court, and was famous all over Europe.

The magnificent eggs, made exclusively for the Russian Empresses, are on display in the central Blue Drawing Room of the palace. Apart from the eggs, you will see plenty of different jewelry masterpieces: icons, silverware, enameled goblets, diplomatic gifts, lapidary works by the Russian masters. Altogether there are 11 halls open for the visitors.  Entrance ticket covers the entire collection displayed.

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