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Guided Tour of the Tretyakov Gallery
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Guided Tour of the Tretyakov Gallery

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Discover the masterworks of Russian art with this guided visit to Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, whose variety of collection makes it one of the world's most important galleries.

The Pablo Tretyakov Gallery
The Appearance of Christ Before the People by Aleksandr Ivanov

The Pablo Tretyakov Gallery

At the arranged time, the guided visit of the Tretyakov Gallery begins from the museum hall. Its name is in homage to the collector Pablo Tretyakov, who in his time assembled one of the greatest collections of Russian art. Here we will get to know his masterworks, accompanied by an art expert as your guide.

One of the museum's most important canvasses is "The Morning of the Streltsy Execution", by Vasily Ivanovich Surikov. The tour goes on to discover all the secrets behind this painting, as well as learning about selected works of Russian art such as The Apotheosis of War by Vasily Vereshchagin, inspiring us to reflect on the nature of military conflict.

The tour will also pass through other halls dedicated to Russian artists such as Fedotov, Vasnetsov, Rokotov and Kiprenski, author of the famous "Portrait of Alexander Pushkin", as well as taking in the extraordinary collection of Orthodox Russian Icons. A large proportion of these date back to the Middle Ages, although there are equally examples from other centuries, from the 15th to the 19th. And before concluding the guided tour, you will have time to enjoy the sculptures and sketches in the museum's collection.

These pieces are what makes the Tretyakov Gallery an important centre of fine art, both Russian and International.

Opening Hours

  • On Mondays, the museum is closed
  • On Tuesday and Thursday, you can take the two hour guided tour in one of two time slots: from 2pm to 4pm or from 3pm to 5pm.
  • On Tuesdays, the Tretyakov Gallery closes at 6pm, and Thursdays at 9pm. Depending on the day and time of your guided tour, you will have a different amount of free time to spend on your favourite exhibits.

Private Tours

If you would prefer to take this tour in private, you can reserve our private tour of Moscow, and inform the guide of your preferences. Private tours can be taken at any time and on any day of the week.

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Adults Chindren under 6
English language tour
US$ 46.20

English language tour

  • Adults

    US$ 46.20
  • Chindren under 6


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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Queue free access to the Tretyakov Gallery

English language guide

When to book?

You can book up until 12 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 46.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Tretyakov Gallery Hall