Guided Tours



The Tauride Palace is a unique architectural and historic monument. It is an influential prototype of Russian country houses.

The palace has a rich history. It was built for Prince Grigory Potemkin. In 1792 it became a residence of the imperial family. Between 1906 and 1917 the palace was the seat of the Imperial State Duma. Today it is home to the Interparliamentary Assembly of member nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

In the company of an expert guide, you will be taken on a tour of three ceremonial halls, including the magnificent Duma Hall, where the Imperial State Duma held its meetings. You will also visit other splendid rooms of the Tauride Palace and the exhibitions dedicated to the history of the palace, its residents and Russian parliamentarism.

Duration: 1 hour.

Opening hours: Monday – Thursday, 10:00 – 17:00, Friday 10:00 – 16:00.

Additional tours are possible upon request.



on the weekdays:

  • a group up to 10 people – 6 000 rub.
  • a group up to 20 people – 12 000 rub.


When you arrive, you will pass through a security check with your passport. Please, book a tour in advance (no later than 3 working days before the date of the tour) by phone 8-(812)-404-57-46 (Mon.-Thur.: 9AM-6PM, Fr.: 9AM-4:45PM); by e-mail: