Plan your visit


Daily, except Monday and Tuesday.
Closed for cleaning every last Thursday of the month.

Museum: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Park: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm – entrance to the Park is free.
Ticket office: 10:45 am – 4:45 pm

Parking lot: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cafe is open from 11 a.m. until the last visitor
There is a storage room available in the Guided Tours Center.


Tickets are purchased at the Polenovo Visitor Center or via the e‑ticketing service. The last is avaliable only for certain list of events only. To see the list of events and terms, please, click the “Ticket” button

Storage is also at the Visitor enter. Bulky items are prohibited at the museum. The size of bags and backpacks should not exceed 30 x 40 x 20 cm.

Admission is free for visitors listed below (upon presentation of valid documents):

  • Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation, Full Cavaliers of the Order of Glory;
  • veterans and participants of the World War II, war veterans;
  • members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) ;
  • conscript servicemen
  • employees of federal and regional culture institutes of the Russian Federation;
  • art students;
  • children under the age of 16 y.o.;
  • handicapped persons (I) with one accompanying person;
  • handicapped persons (II).

Also the admission is free on the last Wednesday of each month for visitors listed below:

  • liquidators of the Chernobyl disaster;
  • families with more than 3 children;
  • persons under the age of 18,
  • students of non-art colleges and universities.

On all other days, the listed groups of visitors pay the reduced price.

Free and low fare tickets are issued on a first-come, first-served basis, upon presentation of valid documents.

Visitors of the above mentioned categories receive a free entrance ticket to the museum.

A guided tour costs 150 rub.


Entrance ticket
Guided tour
Guided tour for groupup to 5 person
Big house
student, senior1502501250
student, senior90450
Abbey (Artist’s Studio)
student, senior100150750
Fachwerk Exhibition Hall
student, senior100150750

Parking lot:  250 rub per day.

Non-professional photo and video in the park is free.
Professional video and photography in the museum interiors and on the territory of the natural reserve are allowed only with the written permission of the museum administration.

Please, contact us at or +7 (48734) 3–38–38

How to get to Polenovo from Moscow and Tula

By train

1. Take a train Moscow-Tula, get off at “Tarusskaya” station
2. Take a bus #113. Get off at the stop “Museum-zapovednik”
3. Walk 400 km backwards along the bus road to the entrance of museum.

Train schedule is here
Bus schedule (make sure to check the bus schedule at the bus station, there may be changes):
Station Tarusskaya – Velegozh: daily 6:05, 9:20, 10:30, 13:30 (Mon, Wed, Fri), 15:30, 17:20
Velegozh – Station Tarusskaya: daily 6:20, 10:45, 15:45, 17:35
Station Tarusskaya – Lanshino: 7:30, 13:30 (Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun)

By car

GPS: (lat, lng): 54.74993053668268, 37.244435802124016

From Moscow: drive straight 86 km down the Simferopol highway (M2 or E‑105 “Crimea”), after the bridge over the Oka-river, 4,5 k further turn to Zaoksky (Staro-Simferopol highway). Follow the main road to Malakhovo about 10 km. In Malakhovo, turn right at the POLENOVO sign and continue 9.6 km, turning right at another POLENOVO sign and you arrive after another 3.6 km.

The journey from the Moscow Ring Road to the POLENOVO museum totals to 120 km. It takes about 2–2,5 hours, depending on traffic.

From Tula: drive 45 km up the M2 “Crimea” highway till the exit in the direction of the Old-Simferopol highway, on which you should turn right and drive 2.1 km to Malakhovo. In Malakhovo turn left at the POLENOVO sign and continue 9.6 km, turning right at another POLENOVO sign and you arrive after another 3.6 km.

The journey from Tula (from the Moscow railway station) to POLENOVO is about 84 km.


Dear visitors of the museum, we are glad to see you in a cozy cafe with a unique interior on the territory of the museum, Russian and European cuisine is prepared here. The cafe is located in the building of the Tourist Information Center, it has a separate entrance on the right side of the building.

Cafe open 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday ad Tuesday cafe is closed

Dear visitors. For questions about booking meals in our cafe and other questions related to the cafe’s services, please contact us only by calling +7 (993) 24–01–651. The cafe has no other working telephone numbers.


We recommend our visitors to choose a hotel of their choice in Tarusa or Tula. The closest to the museum is the country club “Gulyai-Gorod”