Peterhof Museum-Reserve offers a wide range of opportunities and services to all visitors. On our website you can find all necessary information for the comfort of your visit.

Internet Access
Free Wi-Fi connection on the territory of the Lower Park
The amateur photography and video recording is permitted on the territory of all parks and museums of the Peterhof State Museum-Reserve, including photography and video recording with camera or mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc.), holding it in both hands, without the use of flash and additional equipment (tripods, floor, hand and telescopic monopods (selfies) and similar devices) and without interfering with the guides and other visitors. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the publication and replication of the footage for commercial purposes is possible only on the condition of a written permission of the State Museum Reserve "Peterhof".

It is allowed to conduct photo and video recording with professional equipment in parks and museums (on permanent exhibitions), as well as using additional professional devices (tripods, illuminators, reflectors, softboxes, studio racks, etc.) only on the condition of a written permission of the State Museum Reserve "Peterhof". Amateur and professional photo and video recording during temporary exhibitions in the museums of the State Museum "Peterhof", demonstrating objects from the collection of Russian, foreign museums and private collections, is allowed only with the approval of the organizers of the exhibition.

From 26.05.2018 to 14.10.2018 wedding photo and video shooting in the gardens of Tsarina’s and Olga's pavilions is allowed. The shooting takes place on the day of the marriage registration (it is necessary to provide the marriage certificate) accompanied by the employee of the State Museum Reserve "Peterhof", if it is possible. The cost of shooting for a group of two to six people, including newlyweds, is 2,500 rubles. Entry tickets to the gardens are paid separately, free tickets are given only to the newlyweds.
There are several parking possibilities, free and paid, close to the Lower park with fountains. Find the online map with parking slots here.
In Peterhof, on the territory of the Lower Park from May to September lunch is available
- in the "Standart" restaurant, located near the marine terminal. Details by phone: +7 (812) 447-93-47
- in the "Orangerie" restaurant. Details by phone: +7 (812) 450-61-06
There are also several fast food stalls located in the Lower Park.

In Oranienbaum, there is a summer cafe and several fast food stalls in the park. In autumn and winter period the fast food cafes are open only on weekends.
Audio guide
The audio guide offers audio commentary about the main sights of the State Museum-Reserve, prepared by its leading specialists. The audio guide is available in English, Russian, German and French. The service is provided during the opening hours of museum ticket offices.
Prices for Audio Guides
The Grand Peterhof Palace 500 rubles
The Special Treasury 200 rubles
Catherine's Block 200 rubles
The Bathhouse Block 200 rubles
The Marly Palace 200 rubles
The Monplaisir Palace 200 rubles
The Hermitage Pavilion 200 rubles
The Palace of Peter I in Strelna 200 rubles
Wheelchair Rental
The wheelchair can be rented in the management building of Peterhof State Museum-Reserve and at the reception of the Grand Peterhof Palace. In Oranienbaum - at the reception of the Grand Menshikov Palace and the Chinese Palace.
Tour through the Lower Park on electric cars
The electric car tour starts near the "Chessboard Hill" Cascade and by the Sand Pond in the Lower park.
Working hours: daily from 10:00 to 18:00 from May to October
Details available by phone. +7 (921) 400-04-97
Bicycle Tour "The Imperial Peterhof"
Cycling excursions are held during the summer season (May to September).
The tour schedule can be advised by telephone: +7 (812) 974-74-31 (from 11:00 to 20:00).
Excursion to Alexandria Park by a small tour train
The tour begins from the "Chessboard Hill" Cascade of the Lower park and continues through the main sightseeings of Alexadria Ensemble.
Working hours: daily from 10:00 to 18:00 from May to October
Details available by phone +7 (921) 930-22-17; +7 (921) 950-69-82
Interactive audio tours through the Lower Park
From May to October, Interactive audio tour by "Audiopen" ( the map of the Lower Park complete with audiopen) can be rented in the information stalls located at the ticket offices at the Dvortsovaya and Razvodnaya squares.
"Audiopen" is available in English, Russian, German and Spanish languages.
Bicycles for rent
Bicycle rental is available at the entrance to Oranienbaum park from the side of the Dvortsovy (Palace) prospect.
Working hours: weekends and official holidays from 10:00 to 20:00 in the period from May to October.

Details by phone: +7 (812) 974-74- 31
Boat and catamaran rides
The Service of boats and catamarans rental can be found near the pond in the Upper park of Oranienbaum, in the period from May to October.

Due to reconstruction of the Oranienbaum park and ponds the service is unavailable in 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience!
Luggage Room
Due to safety measures visitors of the Lower park are obliged to leave bulky luggage in the Luggage Room at the Razvodnaya Square.

Please note: the items left can’t exceed 55 cm x 25 cm x 35 cm. You may also leave kick scooter there.

The service is free of charge.