Leo Tolstoy’s Estate in Khamovniki is one of the most amazing places of old Moscow. It remains exactly the same as it was during Leo Tolstoy’s life. The renowned Russian writer lived with his family and worked in the house from 1882 to 1901. Many of his famous works were written here, including The Death of Ivan Ilyich; The Kreutzer Sonata; the novel, Resurrection; the drama, The Power of Darkness and Harvest of Education.

Tolstoy’s Moscow estate consisted of several buildings: the main house, a wing, a carriage building, a guardhouse and a kitchen. The tour will take you around the main house. Get the chance to see what the family’s everyday life was like, hear how Tolstoy’s views changed, what his searches were about.


Additional information

Number of persons1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Price for the private tour:

  • 1 person – $215  
  • group of 2 – $110 per person
  • group of 3 – $75 per person
  • group of 4 – $55 per person
  • group of 5 and more – $45 per person

Operating days:

  • Daily except Monday and last Friday of each month

Tour includes:

  • 3,5 hours of guide service including pick up and drop off at the hotel
  • Tour of the museum, admission fees
  • Subway tickets

Additional info:

  • Please indicate preferred pick up time and place
  • This tour is a private walking tour with the use of subway
  • Please dress in accordance with the weather conditions

Booking and cancellation policy:

  • We recommend to make the booking 7-45 days in advance during the peak season from May to September
  • Booking of the tour can be made not less than 3 days prior to the date of the tour
  • After the tour is booked the cancellation charge of 10% of the total amount will be applied
  • There will be no refund for the cancellation of the tour made less than 48 hours prior to the booked tour
  • Change of the date of the tour can be done within 48 hours prior to the tour date 
  • All cancellations or change of dates can be done by phone or email