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Leo Tolstoy State Museum (Muzey L.N. Tolstogo) Tours

Leo Tolstoy State Museum (Muzey L.N. Tolstogo)
One of the three museums dedicated to the life of Leo Tolstoy n Moscow, the Leo Tolstoy State Museum (Muzey L.N. Tolstogo) was the winter home of the writer in the 1880s and 1890s. Containing more than 6,000 items belonging to Tolstoy and his family, the museum not only offers a glimpse into Tolstoy’s life, but also provides visitors a sense of how the nobility lived in the 19th century. The house sits on nearly a hectare of land lined with maple and linden trees and has remain mostly unchanged from when Tolstoy called it home. 

The house’s 16 rooms have been carefully preserved, from Tolstoy’s raccoon coat hanging on the wall in the entrance, to the toys in his youngest child’s bedroom. The second floor study is where the writer penned many of his masterpieces and in the large living room, he and his wife hosted literary and musical evenings with the likes of Rachmaninov.

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To visit the Tolstoy House Museum, take the Metro to the Park Kultury stop on the Circle Line. It is also a typical stop on any literary-themed tour of Moscow.
Address: ulitsa Lva Tolstogo 21, Moscow, Russia
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. Closed on Mondays and the last Friday of the month.
Admission: 200 rubles
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Private Literature Tour in Moscow with Local Expert Guide

Private Literature Tour in Moscow with Local Expert Guide

Discover a whole new Moscow through the eyes of the famous Russian writers on this guided private tour. Set up for a literature journey and explore Moscow as few people know it. Wander the places filled with the Russian culture at the heart of the world’s literature. Walk the footsteps of the most talented Russian writers and get close to their personal live and their fascinating characters. • Learn more about the fascinating lives of the most renowned Russian writers • Explore the mysterious Mikhail Bulgakov's Museum • Wander around the magnificent Patriarch Ponds • Listen to your experienced guide’s insights about the culture and literature of Russia
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Literary City Tour of Moscow with Leo Tolstoy House Museum

Literary City Tour of Moscow with Leo Tolstoy House Museum

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Tolstoy's War and Peace or Anna Karenina might be impenetrable to many, but his Khamovniki country estate is wide open to the public. Take this literary walking tour and ramble upon the same paths he once did; contemplate existence in his garden; or just get a bit of exercise while exploring his sprawling and perfectly preserved 9,340 square-meter “country” estate. Tolstoy lived here with his family from 1882 to 1901, but if you seldom visit Moscow, then don't miss a rare chance to see how their literary lion lived and worked.
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Leo Tolstoy State Museum (Muzey L.N. Tolstogo) hours of operation: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. Closed on Mondays and the last Friday of the month.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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