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State Hermitage Museum presented a universal Hermitage Museum application for iPhone and iPad
This application makes it simpler to view your favourite pieces, locate them on the map and find your way around the museum.
ST. PETERSBURG.- The State Hermitage Museum presented a universal Hermitage Museum application for iPhone and iPad.

The interiors and collections of the Hermitage are now available not only for iPhone, but for iPad as well!

The Hermitage Museum application was specially universalized for the iPad. This application makes it simpler to view your favourite pieces, locate them on the map and find your way around the museum. Floor plans of the museum, panoramic views of the halls and images of collection items will cover the whole screen of your iPad.

This museum makes it possible to go on fascinating excursions through the halls of one of the largest museums in the world, with a collection of over 3,000,000 items, view the palatial interiors of the grand residence of the Russian Emperors, see world-famous masterpieces of painting, sculpture, applied and decorative art, wonderful examples of antique weaponry, the finest of jewellery and unique archaeological finds.

This application will help you:

• Read the latest news about the museum
• Create a personal collection of your favourite pieces
• Send an electronic postcard to your friends via email or Twitter
• Save images that you like
• Learn about events and exhibits.

In the Store section, you can either purchase supplements for the application or add them for free:

• Virtual walks through the Hermitage
• Educational courses
• Themed excursions.
• This section will be expanded regularly.

This application is available in English and Russian

The following supplements are available:

• Virtual visit
• Rembrandt in the Hermitage
• The Leonardo da Vinci Hall
• The Peacock Clock.

All supplements are presented in the form as an electronic book; its pages can be turned with one motion. Comfortable navigation and the ability to enlarge every image will enable you get a multifaceted understanding of the subject.

For those who wish to come to the Hermitage, this application can lay out a route to the museum in Saint Petersburg, and interactive maps of the floors will make it possible for you to find your way around the museum. The program will also remind you how much time remains until the Hermitage opens or closes.

This application is available free of charge from the App Store





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