From the iconic St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum collection, "Jewels! The Glitter of the Russian Court" brings back the days of grand balls at the court of the Russian tsars. See astonishing imperial jewels and dresses that survived the Russian Revolution.
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Valid 1 day
Skip the line through express security check
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Audio guide/headphones
Dutch, English
Booklets
Dutch, English
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See highlights from the world famous Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg
  • Marvel at art collected by the Russian tsars
  • Collect wonderful souvenirs from the museum shop
  • Explore the beautiful 17th-century home of the Hermitage
  • Enjoy the lovely garden with wonderful chestnut trees and terrace
Full description
Explore the relationship between The Netherlands and Russia in art with a ticket to the current exhibition at the Hermitage Museum.

Depending on the time of your visit, you can immerse yourself in the world of the famous Silk Road. The Hermitage is one of the world’s most famous museums, founded by Catherine the Great in the 18th century. The Amsterdam branch opened in 2009, located on the banks of the River Amstel, and with a rotating temporary exhibition that changes every 6 months.

The Hermitage St. Petersburg was the first museum outside Spain to open a gallery devoted solely to Spanish art, and the diverse collection includes works of applied art, such as majolica and tapestries, as well as paintings that include the masterpieces “The Apostles Peter and Paul” by El Greco, “The Lunch” by Velázquez and Goya’s “Portrait of the Actress Antonia Zárate.”

Finally, “Jewels from the Hermitage Treasure Gallery” (Summer 2019 - Winter 2019/20) is a festive jewelery exhibition featuring pieces from the Treasure Gallery of the Hermitage St. Petersburg. Admire gems of European applied art, such as vases, tableware, table decorations, snuffboxes, mirrors, and furniture.

Cover photo by: Janiek Dam
Includes
  • Entrance to the Jewels! exhibition at the Hermitage Museum
  • Audio guide in English and Dutch
  • WiFi
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets for Portrait Gallery of the 17th Century and Outsider Art Museum

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Hermitage Amsterdam, Amstel 51, Amsterdam Public transport: Take tram line 9 to Waterlooplein, or Metro line 51, 53 and 54 to Waterlooplein (Nieuwe Herengracht exit). The bus loading bay is on Weesperstraat, and the group entrance is on Nieuwe Keizersgracht. There is a boat jetty opposite the main entrance on Amstel. Groups are requested to use the jetty on Nieuwe Keizersgracht. Some paid parking spaces are available in the immediate vicinity if you wish to travel by car. The nearest secured car parks are at Muziektheater, Waterlooplein car park on Valkenburgerstraat, and Markenhoven car park on Anne Frankstraat (near the IJ tunnel entrance)

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.4 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

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    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.5 / 5
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A disappointment!

Exhibition was disappointing! Not even one Fabergé egg can be admired. Everything we have seen / read, we have already seen / read on TV / books ... too few exclusive items. Very unfortunate ;-)

April 9, 2017

Beautiful piece of Romanov exibition

Especially the Russian history about the Romanov dynasty the way it is done is great and gives a real good picture why and gow they lived. It shows that they still are popular.

February 5, 2017

Disappointing and poor

It is not worth wasting time to see this museum, very few paintings, are not the best known and painful lighting

April 23, 2016

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Hermitage Amsterdam

Product ID: 46727