After the revolution, the palace served for the majority of the Soviet period as the Institute of Plant Growing, with a brief foray into Shipbuilding during the Second World War.
For the past dozen years the Stroganov Palace has served the purpose of exhibiting magnificent palace interiors with the Grand Dining Room, Mineral Study and Art Gallery among them. Here you can also visit a weekly concert.
Open 10:00 - 18:00, Thu 13:00 - 21:00. Closed Tue.
The museum is Closed on December 31 and January 1.
Price/Additional InfoAdmission 250 - 500Rbl. Ticket to two branches of the museum 350 - 750Rbl. All-in ticket to Mikhailovsky Palace, Marble Palace, Stroganov Palace, Mikhailovsky Castle within 3 days 500 - 1,000Rbl.
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Benois Wing (Russian Museum)
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