The State Memorial and Natural Preserve "Museum-estate of Leo Tolstoy "Yasnaya Polyana"
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Round Table on “Lingua-Tourism –The Development of Russian Educational Programs”


January 24, 2015 in the State Pushkin Estate-Museum “Mikhailovskoe” a round table was held on “Lingua-tourism – The Development of Russian Educational Programs.”  The round table was organized by the “Russian World” Foundation, the Association of Domestic and Incoming Tourism of Russia, the Pushkin Estate, and the Literary Hotel “Arina R.” The round table took place in the conference hall of the Literary Hotel “Arina R.”  Our colleagues Viktoria Aleshina, Irina Belova, and Svetlana Volovshchikova took part.

Tatiana Arkhangelskaya Passed Away

January 22, 2015 our colleague Tatiana Arkhangleskaya departed this world. More than 60 years she dedicated herself to Leo Tolstoy and to Yasnaya Polyana. Last respects were paid to Tatiana on January 25. Colleagues from the State Leo Tolstoy Museum in Moscow, the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and all those who knew Tatiana personally, expressed their condolences.

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New Guided Tour “Steps to Nature”


From November 5, 2014 our museum offers a new guided tour (in Russian) through the Yasnaya Polyana estate – “Steps to Nature.” The guided tour acquaints one with the ecological nature of various areas of Yasnaya Polyana, and with typical examples of estate flora and fauna, including representatives of endangered species. It will be of interest not only to specialists but also to a wide circle of visitors. Everyone can make their own little discoveries while learning about the large world of Yasnaya Polyana.

The tour can be reserved at +7 48751 76091, +7 920 761 74 36. The tour guide is Andrei Deev. 

Conference “Libraries and Museums: Basic Directions for Interaction and Cooperation”

The Yasnaya Polyana Tolstoy Museum and the Russian State Library of Foreign Literature named for M.I. Rudomino invited persons wishing to take part to an international academic and practictical conference, “Libraries and Museums: Basis Directions for Interaction and Cooperation,” which will be held February 13 to 15, 2015 in Moscow and at Yasnaya Polyana. More information is here >>>

Mobile Audio Tour “A Walk at Yasnaya Polyana”
audiogidJune 23, 2014

Since May 8, museum visitors have had access to a mobile audio tour,
«A Walk at Yasnaya Polyana.»  You can read more about the audio tour here >>>


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