Russian museum features the largest collection of russian art no other museum in the world can boast of. Over 400,000 exhibits reflect history of russian fine art from the ancient icons to the 20th century avant-garde, presenting all the stages, schools and genres.
俄罗斯博物馆即俄罗斯国家博物馆（Государственный Русский Музей），旧称“米哈伊洛夫宫”，是俄罗斯第一座国家级的造型艺术博物馆，也是世界上俄罗斯艺术作品收藏最丰富的博物馆。它坐落于圣彼得堡工程街4号，是圣彼得堡必去景点之一。由建筑家罗西设计、为沙皇保罗一世皇太子米哈伊尔而修建的，建筑本身是19世纪早期俄罗斯新古典主义建筑的杰作。就馆藏而言，美术收藏品达40万件，对12～20世纪的整个俄罗斯美术史，可以说是收揽无余。实用艺术藏品中最丰富的是瓷器，约占馆藏品总数的2/3。
The majestic scenery of the Mikhailovsky Palace presents for your attention the masterpieces of ancient Russian icon painting XII-XVII centuries, the paintings and sculptures of XVIII-XX centuries, the decorative and applied arts. You will see Bryullov’s “The Last Day of Pompeii”, “The Ninth Wave” by Aivazovsky, “Burlaki on the Volga” and “Zaporozhtsy write a letter to the Turkish sultan” Repin, “Knight at the Crossroads” by Vasnetsov, “Suvorov’s Crossing the Alps” by Surikov and many other famous paintings.
The Russian Museum occupies several buildings: the Mikhailovsky, Stroganovsky, the Marble Palaces and the Mikhailovsky Castle, the summer palace and the house of Peter I.
The main building and exposition are in the Mikhailovsky Palace.