Rare Book Museum

The Library maintains collection of more than 21,000 rare or significant Russian and foreign books published between 16th- and the mid-20th centuries and oriental manuscripts & lithographs in Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Turkish dated 13th - mid-20th centuries. In 2010 all manuscripts were converted into digital form and many of them became accessible at website of the project “Rare books Online”.

Head of the department

Rare Book Museum

Marina Reshetnikova


Library Building, entrance from general-reading-room

+7 495 229-40-28