There is no shortage of activities this week in the Novgorod Region.
You can go to interesting events any day of the week.
Here are several tours and exhibitions that you can visit at your convenience.
Travel to a miniature country 0+
A new exhibition! featuring miniature books and literary heroes from the private collections of Lyubov Vasilyeva and Vladimir Varnayev.
The exhibition is open until 4 October 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Mondays and on the last Wednesday of the month.
Address: Children’s Museum Centre, 3 Sudeisky Gorodok, Kremlin
Knowledge Day with Onfim 6+
Travel into history on an electric cart with an audio guide. The tours of the southern part of the Novgorod Kremlin are every half hour from 11 am to 7 pm.
11 am: Visiting Onfim, an interactive tour and a workshop.
12 noon: Flowers for the Holiday, a workshop on making felt souvenirs.
1 pm: Mysteries and Secrets of the Novgorod Kremlin, an interactive tour with elements of play.
2 pm: «Волшебная глина». Magical Clay, a conversation and workshop on making clay toys.
3 pm: «Тайны колокольных звонов». Интерактивная экскурсия с посещением Софийской звонницы.
4 pm: Treasures of the Novgorod Kremlin, a quest on the Archaeological Trail.
Meeting place: Children’s Museum Centre.
Tour of the Old Market with Gottlob the merchant 6+
12 noon and 2 pm on 5 and 12 September: a tour of Yaroslav’s Court and the Old Market with Gottlob, a Hanseatic merchant.
Tickets are available at the museum. Meeting place: map of the Hanseatic League.
Address Yaroslav’s Court, 2 Ilyina Street
Tour of the Kremlin with a State Councillor 12+
12 noon and 2 pm on 6 September: a tour of Sennaya and Sofiyskaya squares and the Novgorod Kremlin, during which you can learn how people lived in the city in the 19th century and what events were held to mark the unveiling of the Millennium of Russia monument.
Meeting place: Museum Information Centre.
Address Museum Information Centre, Vazhnya (weighing scales) on Sennaya Square
Walking tours 6+
Daily at 10 am, 12 noon, 3 pm and 5 pm, and on 2 and 9 September at 11 am, 1 pm and 4 pm, you can take a tour of the Kremlin, including the wall-walk and Yaroslav’s Court.
Daily at 11 am, 1 pm and 4 pm, except on 2 and 9 September: tour the Kremlin, climb to the viewing platform of St Sophia’s belfry, and walk around Yaroslav’s Court.
Daily at 2 pm: tour the Kremlin, St Sophia’s Cathedral and Yaroslav’s Court.
Tickets are sold at the museum.
Meeting place: Millennium of Russia monument
Life in a Novgorod village 0+
Daily at 12 noon and 3 pm: a highlight tour of the Vitoslavlitsy Museum of Wooden Architecture.
Daily at 12 noon and 2 pm, except on Tuesdays: workshops on making a talisman doll.
All tours and workshops are available for groups of up to 15 people.
Address Vitoslavlitsy Museum, Yuryevskoye Motorway
You can visit the outbuilding of the Vitoslavlitsy Museum to see horses, sheep and goats, take pictures with them, and ride a horse.
Open from 12 noon to 7 pm
Address Vitoslavlitsy Museum, Yuryevskoye Motorway
Journey with Onfim 0+
Electric cart tours of the southern part of the Novgorod Kremlin every half hour: 11 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm on Tuesday to Friday, and 11 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm at the weekend.
Address Children’s Museum Centre, 3 Sudeisky Gorodok
Family visit to a museum 0+
5 September at 12 noon: Unified Kremlin Exam. an interactive tour of the Kremlin, including to the belfry of St Sophia’s Cathedral. Meeting place: Children’s Museum Centre.
5 September at 3 pm: The Battle of the Neva in 1240, a re-enactment of the battle on a scale model.
Address Children’s Museum Centre, 3 Sudeisky Gorodok, Kremlin
Weekend club for parents and children 0+
6 September at 12 noon: Serebryaniki, a workshop on making a twisted wire bracelet based on the design of archaeological artefacts.
6 September at 3 pm: The Mystery of Bells, an interactive tour to the belfry of St Sophia’s Cathedral. Meeting place: Children’s Museum Centre.
Address Children’s Museum Centre, 3 Sudeisky Gorodok, Novgorod Kremlin
Tour of workshops 6+
4 pm on 3 and 10 September, and 2 pm on 5 and 12 September: Centre for the Restoration of Murals, which is restoring the frescoes of the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin on Volotovo Field (14th century).
Antonovo, Western wing
Last two weeks 0+
Until 14 September
Завершает работу выставка Closing weeks of the exhibition Love Confession to Mark Larisa Novikova’s Birthday: Paintings and Theatre Play Drawings. From the Novgorod Museum Reserve
Open from 10 am to 8 pm except on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Address 5 Nikolskaya Street, St Nicholas Cathedral in Yaroslav’s Court
Come to see 0+
Until 15 September
The exhibition New Clothes for Old Manuscripts: Restoration of Paper Manuscripts within the framework of the Museum Doctor cycle from the collection of the Novgorod Museum Reserve: 1st floor, exposition Russian Icons of the 11th -19th Centuries.
Until 20 September
The exhibition How Tsar Peter Came to Love the Sea, an exhibition from the collection of the Kolomenskoye-Izmailovo-Lyublino and the Novgorod museum reserves
Open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am to 6 pm, and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm. Closed on Tuesdays.
4 Kremlin, Administrative building, Main Museum Building
Cinema Museum: expositions and tours
The museum collection features Soviet and foreign amateur and professional film technology of the 1920s to 1990s, including hundreds of film cameras, film projectors, flatbed editors and other filmmaking accessories. The museum library has books about cinema from 1913 to the 1990s and personal archives of famous actors, cameramen and cosmonauts. The exposition Black and White of the Great Silent Films is dedicated to the history of the cinema of the first half of the 20th century. The exposition I Am a Cinephile covers the history of amateur filmmaking in the Soviet Union. Stars in Kiosks is a collection of postcards and souvenir cards of Soviet cinema actors from the 1930s to the 1980s. Made in the USSR is a brief history of Soviet-made photo equipment. Free group tours. Guests can watch a documentary about the Soviet period in the history of Veliky Novgorod. There is a cache for geocaching fans in the museum.
Address 16 Rogatitsa Street
Borovichi and the Borovichsky District
The Alexander Suvorov House Museum offers a workshop on folk games and a tour of the estate.
10 am and 4 pm: workshop on folk games
12 noon and 2 pm: tour of the Suvorov Estate
No events are held on Tuesdays.
Address 19 Tsentralnaya Street, Konchansko-Suvorovskoye, Borovichsky District
Open from 10 am to 4 pm, except on Tuesdays
Staraya Russa and the Starorussky District
Places of interest include the Staraya Russa branch of the Novgorod Museum Reserve:, the Staraya Russa Local History and Lore Museum, the Picture Gallery and the Museum of the Northwestern Front of.
The Staraya Russa Local History and Lore Museum and the Picture Gallery on 1 Monastyrskaya Square are open on Monday through Friday from 10 am to 6 pm (closed Tuesdays and the last Thursday of the month), and on Sunday and Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm. Phone +7 81652 35 866
The Museum of the Northwestern Front on 23 Aleksandrovskaya Street is open from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Mondays and the first Thursday of the month. Phone +7 81652 35 285
Phone +7 81652 35 866
Address Monastyrskaya Square, Staraya Russa
Also: The Fyodor Dostoyevsky House Museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Mondays and the first Thursday of the month, and и the Brothers Karamazov Museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Tuesdays and the first Thursday of the month.
Address 42/2 Dostoyevsky Embankment, Staraya Russa
Phone (81652) +7 81652 51 477 (closed on Mondays and the last Thursday of the month)
Valdai and the Valdaisky District
The Museum of Bells:: open from 10 am to 6 pm
Closed on Tuesdays and the last Wednesday of the month.
Phone +7 81666 20 497
The Provincial Town Museum:: open from 10 am to 6 pm
Closed on Mondays and the first Wednesday of the month
Phone +7 81666 26 171
The Museum Bell Centre: is open from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Tuesdays and the last Wednesday of the month
Phone +7 81666 24 139
Address 2a Truda Street, Valdai
Phone +7 81666 24 139
Chudovo and the Chudovsky District
You will like the Nikolai Nekrasov House Museum and the Gleb Uspensky House Museum in the beautiful town of Chudovo located near Veliky Novgorod.
The Nikolai Nekrasov House Museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Mondays and the first Thursday of the month
Address 1 Kosinova Street, Chudovo
Open from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Mondays and the first Thursday of the month
Phone +7 81665 54 267
The Gleb Uspensky House Museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and the last Thursday of the month.
Welcome to our museum.
Address Syabrenitsy, Chudovsky District
Open from 9 am to 5 pm, except on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Phone +7 921 023 4465
We accept groups of up to five people. Visitors are required to wear face masks and to observe a social distance of 1.5 m from each other and from other groups.
For additional information about the museums and other interesting places in the Novgorod Region, go to www.novgorod.travelDiscounts are available with the WeLike Novgorod Card for visits to Novgorod museums and workshops. For additional information, go to novgorodcard.ru
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