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Tickets for Jewels! The Glitter of the Russian Court at the Hermitage

Admire dazzling treasures of the Russian Court

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Wheelchair accessible: Wheelchairs and walking frames are available for use, but must be reserved after booking your ticket
Audio guide: Dutch, English
Smartphone tickets accepted
COVID-19 update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

Overview

Highlights

  • Get up close to a collection of stunning imperial jewels and fashion acquired over the course of two centuries
  • Learn about the Russian empresses and their obsession for shiny things through ball gowns, jewelry, antiques and more
  • Gain insight into key figures from Russian high society and their extravagant lifestyles through over 400 unique pieces

Description

Hermitage Amsterdam presents 200 years of Russian high society, through the jewels, fashion and artwork which made it sparkle.

Until May 2020, the Dutch branch of St. Petersburg's renowned museum is exhibiting gleaming collections from some of the country's most extravagant historical figures. From antique pieces decorated with multi-colored stones, to glittering gowns and priceless jewelry, explore the opulence of Imperial Russia in the heart of Amsterdam.

Jewels! The Glitter of the Russian Court at the Hermitage includes 300 jewels and over 100 antiques, portraits, dresses and costumes. As you admire stunning pieces, you can imagine yourself wearing them at one of the Russian court's many glamorous balls and parties (imagine is the key word here, unless you want to get arrested).

Learn about fascinating royal personalities – tsars, tsarinas, empresses and dukes – through some of the most luxurious items to survive the Russian Revolution.

Highlights include a gem-laden jewelry box belonging to Catherine the Great, and a jewel bouquet containing over 800 cut diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds from Empress Elizabeth's extensive collection of precious items.

Ticket

What's included

Access to the temporary exhibition
Audio guide

What's not included

Access to the permanent collection

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation may be available depending on your ticket selection
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

Skip the ticket office and have your smartphone ticket scanned at the turnstiles. Please be on time for your timeslot.

Venue

Opening hours

Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed

How to get there

Hermitage Amsterdam
Amstel 51, 1018 EJ, Amsterdam
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Ratings & reviews

4.5
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Jan 6, 2020
Great exhibition
Mar 7, 2020
bon accueil accès direct et immédiat
Feb 12, 2020
Mooi om te zien.

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