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Opening hours

Due to the need to dry the stage of the conference hall, the Rakurs Gallery will be closed on August 22 from  6 pm to 8.30 am on August 23 and from 5 pm on August 23 to 8.30 am on August 26.

August 26 is a cleanup day, the library is closed, the observation deck and fitness center work as usual.

Since June 1, the library has changed to the summer opening hours (see the table below).

Day

Hours of operation

From June 1st to August 31st

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 1st to May 31st

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


Reading rooms and departments having different hours of operation:

Rooms and departments

Hours of operation

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 – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
In summer
(from June 1 to August 31)
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
The last Monday of the month is a clean-up day. The FC is closed.
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

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