History of the House of Fabergé Tour

Discover the largest collection of the House of Fabergé items in Russia in our private tour of the Fabergé Museum complemented by a panoramic ride dedicated to the life of Carl Fabergé in St. Petersburg.
Fabergé Museum
1,5 hours for the Museum Tour
2,5 hours for the Combined Museum and City of Fabergé Tour

Some of the legendary Easter Eggs created by the genius Russian jeweller Carl Fabergé for the Russian Royal Family returned to their motherland in 2013 to the great joy of locals and foreign guests who now can see the impressive collection of precious items created in the House of Fabergé in the lavish interiours of recently restored Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg. At the core of the museum is the collection of Malcolm Forbes bought in full in 2004 by Victor Vekselberg. The museum has become one of the top attractions of Russia in a record time. Apart from 9 Imperial Easter Eggs the collection boasts intricate snuffboxes, tableware, tea sets, covers for Russian icons and other accessories created with the use of precious and semi-precious stones in the House of Fabergé by Carl Fabergé himself and his talented masters. The collection currently exhibits more than 4000 items and it is constantly growing.

The museum also holds marvellous temporary exhibitions very popular among locals and tourists therefore large queues in front of the main entrance are common on the days of such exhibitions.

On the Museum Tour you will see the main collection of the museum that consists of the works by Fabergé with an experienced licensed guide or art expert and hear about the history of the legendary House of Fabergé in St. Petersburg.

If you choose the Tour in a Private Vehicle, you will learn more about the history of the Fabergé Brand launched in 1842 by Gustav Fabergé, the father of Carl Fabergé, marketing and production innovations that were first implemented by the family of Fabergé in their company and see the stylish Building on Bolshaya Morskaya Street that used to be the Head office of the House of Fabergé and living quarters of its owners. You will get an insight into the life of Carl Fabergé, who made the family business famous worldwide and became one of the richest and most appraised entrepreneurs of his generation.

Rates for the Fabergé Museum Tour
(without transfer, guide will meet you in the museum)
7500 RUB p/p for a private tour for 2 persons
4000 RUB p/p for a small group of 5 persons

Rates for the Combined Museum and City of Fabergé Tour
(by private vehicle, pick-up and return to your hotel)
12000 RUB p/p for a private tour for 2 persons
6000 RUB p/p for a small group of 5 persons

Please fill in the request form below and we will calculate the final price according to your dates, number of guests and other requirements.
Rates include
licensed guide in English or Spanish (for Spanish see the Spanish version of our site, for other languages please ask us)
entrance to the Fabergé Museum
private vehicle (if this option is chosen)
Payment and Cancellation Terms
100% advance payment via credit card or bank transfer
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