During the tour, visitors may photograph things of interest in the historical interiors of the Library.
One of our skilled guides wil accompany you on the way through the Library. We guarantee you individual approach to every group.
Group tours are arranged on weekdays from 10:00 to 15:00, except Saturdays and Sundays, state holidays and the last Tuesday of the month.
The tours are available for groups of up to 15 participants per guide. We are also able to provide private tours for small groups fewer than 6 people.
The tours will take from 60 to 90 minutes and start from the Main Reader Entrance, located at 1-3, Ostrovsky Square. The duration of a private tour can be reduced or prolonged.
Please note! Coats and bags (including backpacks) should be left in the cloakroom.
If you are an international visitor and wish to book a tour, please contact us by e-mail - email@example.com. To order the guided tour of the Library, you should write us date, time and name of tour. Advance reservation is recommended.
For more information on guided tours, please contact the Cultural Programs Department.
Using the Reading Rooms
Cloakrooms, Storage, Wi-Fi
The Library is open
Monday—Friday from 9:00 to 21:00;
Saturday, Sunday from 11:00 to 19:00.
The Library is closed on public holidays and last Tuesday of each month.
On pre-holidays, the Library is open from 9:00 to 16:00.