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“Unlocks a special Museum Exhibit in both the Main and War Halls. This Exhibit allows an aritfact of any type, including legendaries, to be equipped. Additionally, collect a Museum Resource Chest every 6 hours!”

The The Hermitage Museum is one of four Wonders unlocked in the Information Age.

General Information[edit | edit source]

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Size 5x5 squares
  • Museum Chest Per 6h : 1
  • Museum Exhibits Unlocked : Hermitage Exhibits


For building's other statistics see Wonders.

Museum Chest[edit | edit source]

  • Supplies, Researchers, Benefactors x15 : 4.76%
  • Supplies, Researchers, Benefactors x10 : 9.52%
  • Supplies, Researchers, Benefactors x5 : 19.05%

Historical Description[edit | edit source]

The State Hermitage Museum, located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is the world's second largest art museum in term of total exhibition space. It contains more than 3 milion items throughout its six main museum complex buildings, with over 1 milion coins alone. The Hermitage Museum was founded in 1764 by Empress Catherine the Great, when she acquired a vast collection of works from Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. Opening in 1852, the museum commemorates its founding annually on St. Catherine's Day.

The Museum's six main complexes consist of the Winter Place, the Small Hermitage, the Great (Old) Hermitage, the New Hermitage, the Hermitage Theatre, and the Reserve House of the Winter Palace. The Hermitage;s beautifully unique architecture was constructed from 1754 - 1878 by a plethora of architects. Ther Hermitage has expanded to include the General Staff Building and the Menshikov Palace in recent years.

Collections of the Hermitage consist of Egyptian antiquities, Classical antiques, prehistoric artifacts, the Dutch Golden Age masterworks, and more. The General Staff Building has works by Van Gogh, Renoir, Monet, Gauguin, Picasso, and Kandinsky. The Hermitage has had affiliates around the world that showcase its works of art including the Hermitage Amsterdam, the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in Las Vegas, and the Kazan Kremlin in Tatarstan, Russia.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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