Founded in 1764, The State Hermitage Museum, thanks to its prestige, it is considered the art museum par excellence as well as one of the largest and the most ancient. It was the tsarina Catherine the Great who began the collection. Nowadays it contains more than 3.000.000 pieces.
The Hermitage Barcelona is born with the duty and the vocation in the collaboration with other important artistic centres of the city’s cultural map and its growth as a cultural axis of the first order.
The Hermitage Barcelona represents a new museum concept.
If the Saint Petersburg Hermitage occupies an historic palace now used as a museum, the Hermitage Barcelona will be a new museum with the dimensions of an urban palace.
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