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Opening hours

From June 1st, 2018, the summer opening hours will be actual in the Library.
On June 25 there is a sanitary day. The Library is closed. The Observation Deck and the Fitness Center are open according to the opening hours.

Day

Hours of operation

From June 1  to  August 31 

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – a day off
On each last Monday of a month there is a clean-up day

From September 1 to May 31

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
On each last Monday of a month there is a clean-up day

Rooms and departments working according to a separate schedule:

Rooms and departments

Hours of operation

 Documents of international organizations reading room   In summer
(from July 1 to August 31)
Monday – Friday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – day off
Manuscripts, early printed and rare books reading room Tuesday, Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – day off
Exhibition of recent acquisitions Monday, Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday – day off
Inter-library loan Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday – days off
Individual loan

Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In summer
(from June 1 to August 31)
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: – days off

Book Museum Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday – day off
In summer
(from June 1 to August 31)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – day off
Excursions

For individuals (appointment in advance is required):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.
Monday – day off
For teams (excursion booking is made from the 5th of the current month for the next month):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – day off
In summer
(from June 1 to August 31)
For individuals and teams, appointment in advance is required:
Monday, Thursday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – day off

Art galleries


The opening hours of the Atrium, Rakurs, Labyrinth, Mobile Galleries corresponds to the Library's opening hours.

The opening hours of the Panorama Gallery corresponds to the Observation deck's opening hours.

Observation deck

Monday – Sunday: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Last lifting at 10.30 p.m.
Breaks:
2 p.m.–2.15 p.m.;
4 p.m.–4.15 p.m.;
6 p.m.–6.15 p.m.;
8 p.m.–8.15p.m.

The ticket window is open: 12 p.m. –10.30 p.m. (Technical breaks: 2 p.m. – 2.15 p.m.; 4 p.m. – 4.15 p.m.; 6 p.m. – 6.15 p.m.; 8 p.m.–8.15 p.m.)

Fitness center Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
In summer
(from July 1 to 31 August 31)
Sunday – day off
Children’s room

Tuesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday – day off
On a day before official holidays: 10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
In summer
(from June 1 to August 31)
Monday, Sunday – days off