The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is a museum complex that is currently in possession of one of the largest world art collections from Ancient Egypt and Greece to our days. Today the holdings of the museum contain around 700 000 artworks of different epochs. The jewel of the collection is French art of the XIX-XX centuries – one of the most famous collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in the world.
In order to avoid crowds and long lines to the ticket office, we strongly advise you not to plan your visit during times of high attendance, like weekends in cold time of the year, and the time of exceptionally popular exhibitions. We also suggest that you avoid holidays, and times of special offers, as well as the first and last days of temporary exhibitions.