Sightseeing and thematic tours


The Presidential Library provides collective sightseeing tours through the library building, including multimedia complex, conference hall, electronic reading room, exhibition halls, and thematic excursions to temporary exhibitions.

Excursions through the Presidential Library are held for a wide audience, including pupils of secondary, special and vocational education in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region daily, except Sundays and holidays, from 9 am to 6 pm. Groups of  pupils of senior and middle-aged (grades 5-11).

To sign up for the excursion is possible according to preliminary requests.


For organized groups:

To Valentin Sidorin, acting Director General of the Presidential Library, it is necessary to send an application letter with the signature and seal of the organization. The application should be sent by fax 305-16-25, or in a scanned form by e-mail excursion@prlib.ru.


For individual visitors:

You can choose one way to register for a tour:

1. Electronic registration

2. Fill up the Form to enter the Presidential Library building (St. Petersburg, Senatskaya Square, 3)

As the group is formed according to requests, the staff of the excursion-methodological group of the Presidential Library invites all comers to the excursion.

Entering the building is carried out only upon showing a passport.

We draw your attention to the fact that during the period of mass cultural and official events, an access to the Presidential Library can be restricted, about which the staff of the excursion group will inform you in advance.


To have information on the organization of excursions, please contact the scientific and educational department.

Phone: +7 (812) 334-25-14

E-mail: excursion@prlib.ru


Educational tours

Educational tour of the collection “The Russian language”





In 2017, the Presidential Library held 620 excursions for more than 10000 visitors pertaining to different categories of visitors: schoolchildren, cadets and pupils of secondary special and higher educational institutions, pensioners, veterans, people with disabilities (members of the public organization "In a wheelchair without barriers" ), participants of events held in the library, partners in various areas of the institution, as well as honorary guests.

For schoolchildren and groups of teachers of secondary schools an overview and educational excursion was prepared, which made it possible to focus on the educational projects of the Presidential Library (multimedia lessons, video lectures "Knowledge of Russia, Olympiad" Russia in the Electronic World").

The Presidential Library has become a partner of the "All-Russian Society for the Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments" in the "Open City" project, which goal is to reveal historical monuments of architecture in St. Petersburg through their excursion visit.

Within the framework of cooperation with touristic companies, the Presidential Library was visited by groups of guests and residents of St. Petersburg from various regions of Russia and foreign countries.