DAYTRIP ANNOUNCEMENT: Masterpieces from the Hermitage, Saturday 17th October

WHEN: Saturday 17th October. Departing 7.22am train from Birregurra. Returning 7pm train.
HOW MUCH: Ticket price only (Proof of Concession is required for entry/attendance) then pay as you go for train and lunch.

Exhibition ticket prices are:
  • NGV Member Adult $21
  • Adult $26
  • Concession $22.50
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To register, fill out the registration form and drop off with payment to Judy Goddard (4 Birregurra Yoedene Rd, Birregurra).

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Spectacular works from art masters including Rembrandt, Rubens and Titian are going on show at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in the latest exhibition Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great.

Founded by Catherine the Great in 1764, the Hermitage is among the largest and oldest museums in the world and is regarded as having one of the world’s biggest and finest collections of paintings.
The works featured in the exhibition were personally collected by Catherine the Great during her 34-year reign – a period renowned as a Golden Age for the Russian empire.

The NGV has recreated the sweeping halls and rich furnishings of the acclaimed museum, transporting visitors into the world of the Hermitage.

For information on the exhibition, and associated programs for visitors of all ages, go to