The State Hermitage presents an authoritative iPhone and iPad application which will take you on a fascinating journey around the rooms of the famous museum. Enjoy the masterpieces of the Hermitage collection, learn more about them, admire the magnificent palace interiors of the grand royal residence of Russian Emperors.

The app will help you:
• to save the image you like;
• to send an e-card to your friends or upload it on twitter;
• to read about museum news;
• to learn about events and exhibitions;
• to start your own collection of your favorite works of art.

In our Store you can download for free or buy more content for the app.

The following are available today:
• virtual tours;
• educational courses;
• thematic excursions.

We will produce new content for the Store and send you notifications.

Once you are inside one of the largest museums of the world boasting a collection of about 3 million items, you will see the greatest works of art – paintings, sculptures, jewelry, ancient weapons, most exquisite exhibits of decorative and applied arts and unique archaeological finds.

If you decide to travel to the Hermitage on your own the app will show you the route in Saint Petersburg. To find your way inside the museum use interactive floor plans. You will also see how much time is left before the museum is open or closed.

Discover your own Hermitage!

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What’s New

Version 3.2

new interface design
Minor fixes and improvements
bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

2.6 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

sjm49 ,

Buyer Beware...

This bare-bones app is indeed buggy, as other reviewers noted, the inventory of pictures is very limited in number, and these are unfortunately in standard (non-hd) resolution. Plus, the in-app purchase function, imo, is a waste of money. For example, as evidenced by the Peacock Clock iap (just a brief video of less than four minutes), is similar to the better clips that can be viewed for free on Y**T*** . Finally, if you read all of the reviews, you may agree that many seem to be fake, lacking any details that might explain why it's *supposedly* such a fantastically wonderful app.

Энергия-Буран ,

Can't restore purchases under iOS8

As a 2-time visitor to St. Petersburg and the Hermitage, I've loved this app as a way to revisit the mind-boggling, massive display of art, sculpture and history that this museum contains.

Then my employer issued me a new iPad with iOS8. Downloaded the app several times and tried to restore my previous purchases. No dice. Wrote to the the app developers - nothing.

Very disappointing.

Bobwonderbuns ,

Cool but needs updating

This is a fabulous app for those who want to see the Hermitage but will probably not have opportunity. My issue is the lack of updating. Error messages come up when trying to reach the store or restore purchases. Other than that it's lots of fun!


Museum On Line
47.2 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
In-App Purchases
  1. Virtual visit to the Hermitage $3.99
  2. Rembrandt in the Hermitage $1.99
  3. The Peacock Clock $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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