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The State Museum of Lev Tolstoy Private Tour (4 hours)

«The State Museum of Lev Tolstoy» tour lasts 4 hours. During this tour, you will visit the museum of the world famous writer and learn more about his life and work.

The State Museum of Leo Tolstoy - one of the oldest literary museums in Russia. The museum keeps the largest collection of items related to the heritage of Russia's greatest writer and philosopher. The collection consists of about 500000 items related to the life and work of Leo Tolstoy, including a lot of Tolstoy's manuscripts, paintings and sculptures, graphics and many other equally interesting. It is the world's largest research, cultural and educational center for studies and promotion the creative heritage of Tolstoy.

Take this opportunity to learn more about the Russian writer Lev Tolstoy. During the visit to the museum you will see part of a vast collection of exhibits connected to Tolstoy and his family including books and personal items and learn about his life and work.
Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy is a giant of Russian literature, creating such works as "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina". Tolstoy primarily wrote novels, short stories, plays and essays. Tolstoy is equally known for his complicated and paradoxical persona and for his extreme moralistic and ascetic views, which he adopted after a moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the 1870s, after which he also became noted as a moral thinker and social reformer.
His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him in later life to become a fervent Christian anarchist and anarcho-pacifist. His ideas on nonviolent resistance, expressed in such works as 'The Kingdom of God Is Within You', were to have a profound impact on such pivotal twentieth-century figures as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 4 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • Hotel pick up
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Entrance fee to the Museum of Lev Tolstoy
  • Metro fare
Not included
  • Driver’s services
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info

Not available on Monday

Sights included in program

The State Museum of Lev Tolstoy – one of the oldest literary museums in Russia. Idea of its creation arose in those days, when Russian society was shocked by the departure of the grand old man of Yasnaya Polyana and his death, November 7, 1910 at the station Astapovo. Tragic events have increased interest to the personality of writer and his literary heritage. Contemporaries Tolstoy tried to collect and preserve everything that was related ... Read more
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1 person - US$ 195 (US$ 195 per person)
2 person - US$ 218 (US$ 109 per person)
3 person - US$ 234 (US$ 78 per person)
4 person - US$ 248 (US$ 62 per person)
5 person - US$ 300 (US$ 60 per person)
6 person - US$ 312 (US$ 52 per person)
7 person - US$ 350 (US$ 50 per person)
8 person - US$ 392 (US$ 49 per person)
9 person - US$ 441 (US$ 49 per person)
10 person - US$ 490 (US$ 49 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 1011 - 13

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

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