Natalia Sokolova: My Hermitage
Encounter the rare treasures of the Hermitage Museum with Natalia Sokolova, a PhD in Linguistics and Senior Lecturer at St. Petersburg State University, the oldest university in Russia. In addition to her role as a leading Hermitage expert, Natalia is also a valued guide on our St. Petersburg excursions. During this episode of Museum Mondays, Natalia recalls her first visit and current connection with the Hermitage and shares how Viking’s Privileged Access experiences offer a unique way to discover this world-renowned museum firsthand. While answering viewers’ questions during our livestream, Natalia explores some of the Hermitage’s hidden gems, including the Gold Rooms, the Pazyryk collection and Staraya Derevnya.