The Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts manages the work of the Book Museum, which was established to introduce visitors to literary heritage items preserved at the Research Library. The main exhibit item is the book, which is presented as an active participant in the historical, scientific, and cultural life of Russia and Western European countries. Original picturesque and graphic works of artists from the 19th and 20th centuries complete the exposition.
Enrolling for a tour at the Book Museum is possible by preliminary agreement with the Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts (offices are located on the 1st floor, Old Building, Room 2 and Room 25) or by phone (+73822) 52-84-12.
Book Museum hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm