Tour of the Main Building of the National Library of Russia

06 Jun , 15:00–16:30
Museums, exhibitions

The National Library of Russia is the oldest public library in Russia. It was founded at the behest of Catherine II in 1795.
The library's main building occupies an entire city block located in between Sadovaya Ulitsa, Nevsky Prospekt, and Ostrovsky Square.
During the tour guests will learn about the library's history, famous staff members, and some of its unique collections. The tour programme will include visits to historical rooms that are usually not accessible to library visitors, including the Russian Books Collection, the Rare Books collection, Voltaire’s Library, and the Manuscripts collection.

Interested Forum participants must register in advance through the personal web office.