Faberge Museum: Discover the Splendor of the Russian Monarchy

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Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1 km
Duration 1h
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Hosted by Muzei Faberzhe
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  • Get up close with the masterpieces of K. Faberge's contemporaries
  • Marvel at a unique collection of enamels, icons and paintings
  • Examine jewelry and accessories, as well as Faberge interior items
  • Learn the history of the creation of Easter eggs made by Faberge for Russian royalty
Visit the famous Faberge Museum. It is the first non-state museum in Russia, which collection has national and global significance. The museum has the world's most extensive collection of 1000 Faberge masterpieces, including fantasy items, jewelry, accessories, ceremonial silver, precious haberdashery, and interior items. On this tour, you will have the opportunity to see the unique Easter eggs, nine of which were created by Faberge on orders of Alexander III and Nicholas II for Empresses Maria Feodorovna and Alexandra Feodorovna. You will see personal items of the Romanov House and official "cabinet" gifts presented to outstanding people of that time on behalf of the Russian emperor, gold tray boxes of the XVIII–XIX centuries decorated with miniature portraits of the Romanovs, starting with Peter the Great. The collection of Russian enamels, created by the leading Russian jewelry firms of the second half of the XIX–early XX century — P. Ovchinnikov, I. Khlebnikov, A. Kuzmichev, the Grachev brothers, and many others, is also presented in the museum. You will see the largest, numbering more than 100 items, museum collection of products by Fyodor Ryukert, an outstanding Moscow master of artistic enamel who collaborated with Faberge. Be ready to see the real luxury of the Russian monarchy on this unique tour through the museum!

What's included

  • Entrance tickets to the Faberge Museum
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Headphones – please bring you own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

Faberge Museum
Fontanka River Embankment, 21

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