The library


The Obraztsov Theater Library

The Obraztsov Theater Library is a unique collection of books, albums and magazines about the art of puppet theater.

The Obraztsov Theater Library was established at the same time as the Museum of the Theater, in 1937.

The library collection mostly has Russian-language books on the art of theatrical puppets from 1895 to present days, books on the theory and practice of puppet theater in the languages of Europe and Asia, fiction literature, books and albums about the history of costume, art, painting, folklore and many other things that make up the cultural context of the art of a playing puppet.

Russian and foreign specialists come to us to work on their research.
However, the library is open not only to professionals. We invite everyone who is interested in the art of puppet theater. You are welcome to come so we will show you our books and tell you about them.


3, Sadovaya Samotechnaya, Moscow

Working hours:

Every Wednesday from 14.00 to 17.00

Terms of the visit to the Library:

The visit is only possible by appointment by phone
+7 (495) 699-55-53


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