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Veliky Novgorod for Children

Children's Museum Center provides its guests with a lecture hall and the Natural Culture classroom for classes, as well as rooms for workshopsThe center prepares folklore programs related to the holidays of the folk calendar, including educating games.

Porcelain Museum: there are interactive programs organized for children, adults and family groups: master-classes of porcelain paintingexcursions, family celebration – “Tea Yard”.

The Hall of Military Glory reproduces a thousand-year history of participation of Novgorodians in protection of their city and motherland. Four basic eras of heroic glory of novgorodians are reflected in permanent exposition and represented in wax figures of uniformed warriors of different centuries.

Novgorod Regional Folk Art Centre teaches you to weave, twine birch bark and roots, work with patches and ceramics, make national dresses. There is also School of crafts, teaching you weaving belts and rugs as people did long time ago. 

The School of Traditional Culture "Paraskeva" aims to get children interested in folk arts, teaching them various methods and techniques of doing arts and crafts that used to be known in every single peasant family as essential ones in daily life.

Center of Musical Antiquities also provides cultural program. You can hear songs and folk-tunes of Novgorod, Pskov, Arkhangelsk, Vologda and other regions, learn to make gusli and traditional clothes, get advices on many crafts.

Alexander Varentsov’s Workshop of Realistic Painting is the unique complex, combining two art-studios, in which artists share their experience with their colleagues, hand down the experience and conduct master-classes for those who want to learn how to paint.

The Association of People's Creative Initiatives organises workshops on making folk dolls, embroidery, glass painting, textile and stone painting etc. In summer outdoor workshops for residents and visitors of Novgorod are held.

Music Culture Center named after Sergei Rachmaninoff offers exhibitions about the life and works of the composer in Novgorod land, as well as guided tours. Also Rachmaninoff's Memorial Days are annually held.

Art-project Theatre of Fire Falkor is a group of young people making LED, fire and pyrotechnic showsThe theatre offers entertaining programs suitable for any events, including corporate parties, celebrations, open-air, presentations.

Tesovo Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum. There are no such museum railways in the northwest! We invite you to the amusing journey!

The interactive exhibition "The Petchatnya of Veliky Novgorod" invites you to the exciting series of lessons of prints studying.


Drama Theatre invites children and their parents to morning performances during all the theatre season, as well as to interactive programs during New Year's holidays!

Theatre for Children and the Youth "Maly" is considered to be the experimental theatre, where various performances are created: dramatic and movement theatre plays, puppet performances.

Folklore Theatre "Kudesy" invites residents and guests of Veliky Novgorod to enjoy stage shows and open air celebrations.

Cinema Kinocenter Rossiya

Address: 66 Chernyahovskogo St., Veliky Novgorod

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 77 73 36 (ticket office)

Cinema Novgorod

Address: 9 Lomonosova St., Veliky Novgorod

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 62 62 43

Chitay-Gorod Library is divided into several departments located in different parts of Veliky Novgorod. Chitay-Gorod Library organises exhibitions, contests and variois projects.

Children’s Entertainment centre Kazinaki City is the city of children's dream in the hotel "Park Inn by Radisson Veliky Novgorod".

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 60 27 25

Working hours: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Activity centre for children Vykrutasy is a place where friends can meet, and parents can spend time with their children.

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 96 14 45

Working hours: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Ostrich Farm is located on the territory of Ilmen club.

Address: Ilmen village (18 km from Veliky Novgorod, 15 - 20 minutes by car). Lake Ilmen is nearby (700 meters).

Farm Yard in Vitoslavlitsy Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture is a place, where horses, goats and other domestic animals, which are important in farm household, live. 

Children Menu in Berg’s House merchant cuisine restaurant

Address: 24, Bolshaya Moskovskaya St., Veliky Novgorod

Working hours: 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 94 88 38

Children Menu in Cafe Perfetto

Address: 29 Prusskaya St., Veliky Novgorod

Working hours: 9 a.m. – until the last client leaves

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 92 46 24

Children Menu in Vasabi-Rozario restaurant

Address: 23 Bolshaya Sankt-Peterburgskaya St., Veliky Novgorod

Working hours: 11 a.m. - midnight

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 76 63 51 

Children Menu in Galereya restaurant

Address: 2 Studencheskaya St., Veliky Novgorod

Working hours: 12 p.m. - midnight

Telephone: +7 (816 2) 904 200 

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