The Tour Bureau of the Hermitage offers to those who decided to visit
the museum on their own, or with their family, or with friends a general
tour of the museum, a tour of the Treasury Gallery and a tour of the Winter
Palace of Peter the Great. Visitors from abroad can enjoy tours in European
languages: English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Lovers of arts
can join lectures devoted to particular subjects. Special cycle programmes
are designed for students. Schoolchildren can attend tours on the history
of the world culture adopted to the school syllabus in history. Younger
children can attend lectures that introduce them into the world of art
and the museum. You can get an idea of the tour cycle programmes at the
Tour Bureau of the Hermitage.
At the Lectorium of the museum our art historians hold lectures on the
history of arts since ancient times until our days. You can see the programmes
of the lectures held in the Lectorium at the Lecturing Sector of the museum.