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Masterpieces of the Hermitage Museum

Winter Palace, Hermitage Museum

Masterpieces of the Hermitage Museum

The Hermitage Museum encompasses numerous buildings on the Palace Embankment and its neighbourhoods. The museum includes the ‘Small Hermitage’ (original museum building), the ‘Old Hermitage’ (also called ‘Large Hermitage’), the ‘New Hermitage’, the ‘Hermitage Theatre’, the ‘Winter Palace’, the General Staff Building and the Menshikov Palace.

The Masterpieces of the Hermitage Museum include:

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“There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.” Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Photo Credit: By Sasha Petite from Singapore (Winter Palace, Hermitage Museum) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons