Carrying large items such as bags, briefcases, rucksacks and umbrellas is not allowed in the museum. Food and drinks are also prohibited.
Entrance to the exhibitions
The entrances to the exhibitions are fitted with turnstiles. The entrance tickets give one-way access through the turnstiles to the museum.
Flash photography is not permitted.
Photography and video recording are prohibited in temporary exhibitions.
For visitors with disabilities
The General Staff Building is equipped with stair lifts and elevators.
Temporary exhibits are currently on display in the General Staff Building:
Giovanni Boldini: Painter of the Belle Époque
until 11 March 2017
Mariano Fortuny - “The Magician of Venice”. Collectioner. Artist. Couturier
until 13 March 2017
Jan Fabre: Knight of Despair / Warrior of Beauty
until 30 April 2017
Nineteenth-century German and Austrian Paintings from the Mansion of Baron Alexander von Stieglitz
until 31 December 2017
French Pastels of the 19th and 20th Centuries
The Cabinet of the Artist’s Book
The Carl Fabergé Memorial Rooms
Sergey Shchukin and the Morozov Brothers Memorial Gallery
French Painting and Sculpture of the 19th Century
Western European Art of the 19th Century. (Germany, Holland, Belgium)
The Age of Art Nouveau
Under the Sign of the Eagle. The Art of the Empire
The Guard Museum. 18th Century
The Russian Foreign Ministry
The Russian Ministry of Finance