Permanent exposition


An exposition dedicated to the Basic Law of the Russian Federation was opened in the Hall of the Constitution. Here are presented printed publications, historical documents, photo and newsreels and other materials reflecting the history of the creation and adoption of the Constitution of the Russian Federation in 1993 and related to the presidency and state symbols of Russia. The main exhibit of the exhibition is an exact copy of the inaugural copy of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, presented to the library on the day of its opening.

3D-tour through the Hall of the Constitution




Temporary thematic exhibitions displayed in the exhibition halls of the Presidential Library are devoted to the most significant jubilee dates and topical issues of the history of Russian statehood. Partners of joint exhibitions are archives, museums, libraries, universities, cultural centers. Visiting temporary exhibitions is included in the program of overview and thematic tours. As a result of exhibitions, video tours are being prepared, which are freely available on the portal of the institution.

In the Excursions section you can get familiar with the rules of recording an excursion through thematic exhibitions of the Presidential Library.


From December 18, 2017 to February 25, 2018 the Presidential Library hosts the exhibition "The Saving Sword of the Revolution": a Chekist in life, cinema and literature". The exposition is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the first Soviet body of state security, the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage. More...


From September 1, 2017 to February 26, 2018 for the visitors of the Presidential Library an exhibition "To protect nature means to protect the Motherland" was opened: for the Year of Ecology in Russia". The Year of Ecology and the year of specially protected natural territories were not accidentally chosen by the theme of 2017. January 11 marked the 100th anniversary of the first state reserve in the history of Russia - Barguzinsky. It is considered that from this moment the formation of a modern Russian system of specially protected natural areas is being counted. More…



Virtual exhibitions


Electronic exhibition "Petrograd in 1917: what, where, when. To the 100th anniversary of the Revolution in Russia" is devoted to the revolution of 1917 in Russia, which key events took place in Petrograd. More...


From December 14, 2017 to January 14, 2018 the Presidential Library hosts a multimedia exhibition "Knight of Art. To Albert Charkin's 80th birthday". Thanks to modern computer technologies, guests of the Presidential Library can get a holistic view of the work of the national artist Albert Serafimovich: images from the most remote corners of the world will literally "come to life" on plasma panels, the slides will be accompanied with detailed annotations that present the history of creation of each work.




From September 4 to December 8, 2017 an exhibition dedicated to two important events in the history of the North-West region of Russia - the 90th anniversary of the Leningrad and the 80th anniversary of the Vologda region - was opened in the exhibition hall of the Presidential Library.

Today, the Leningrad and Vologda regions are neighbors, along with other regions that are part of the North-Western Federal District. Meanwhile, despite the formal unification in the framework of one district in 2000, most of the regions for centuries formed a certain territorial, economic and political unity. Visitors of the exhibition will learn how the territories of the modern Vologda and Leningrad regions have been developed since antiquity to the present day, and the exposition will tell about key events in their history. More…