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300 Reasons to Visit the exhibition "Glitter of Outfits and the Secrets of Flirting" (+ video)
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We invite you to visit the unique exhibition project "Glitter of Outfits and the Secrets of Flirting", which is only a few weeks from closing!

The exhibition features over 300 unique, rare and exquisite items of the 17th–19th centuries. from the private collection of Mr Ihar Surmacheuski. The exhibits can rival the best museums in the world!

Clothes, shoes, hats, accessories, invitations to balls and dinner parties, ladies' boudoir table, miraculously saved in Hrodna, a boudoir mirror framed by swans, made by French masters from Nice; and all those little things, without which a lady can not do even now: perfume bottles, sets for needlework, jewelry, bracelets, brooches, combs and hairpins... Some are handmade and presented as one-of-a-kind pieces!

A collection of plié and brisé hand fans, as well as Chinese fans made of silk, lace, paper, bone, wood, decorated with paintings and inlays, porcelain and perfume bottles from Meissen and Sèvres manufactures.

Nothing will leave you indifferent! Hurry up and experience the atmosphere of past centuries and feel the zeitgeist of the ball.

The exhibition runs until January 16, 2022.

The opening hours of the exhibition correspond to the library’s opening hours.


  • adults – 10 rubles,
  • students of secondary, specialized secondary and higher educational institutions  – 5 rubles,

family ticket:

  • a group of two adults and one child under 16 – 21 rubles,
  • a group of two adults and two children under 16  – 24 rubles,
  • multiple children family (upon presentation of a supporting document) – 24 rubles.

Free admission to the exhibition with the right to take photos and videos is allowed for children under 8 years of age, inmates of children's homes, people with disabilities (upon presentation of a supporting document), as well as the accompanying persons for groups of schoolchildren, pupils of educational institutions (1 accompanying person per 10 children).

For more info: (+375 17) 368 37 37.

Public Relations Department.


Jason Art-Book

24 Jan 2022

A grand opening of the exhibition, presentation of the work of modern fine and book art, the art book Jason will take place in the Book Museum on January 25 at 4 p.m.

Book exhibitions

Ancient Cities of Belarus

24 Jan 2022

The thematic exhibition "The Ancient Cities of Belarus", timed to coincide with the Year of Remembrance, is on show from 24 January in the 3rd-floor circular gallery.

Book exhibitions

What Can Book Lovers Do When They Have No Energy to Read?

24 Jan 2022

We all get tired. Busy schedules, deadlines, stress, emotional overload, and other trivial things in life sometimes rob us of any desire to pursue even our favourite hobby – and that's normal. Especially if your hobby is reading. Sometimes it's worth taking a break from devouring fictional stories and do something else that won't make you any less of a book lover. Here are seven very bookish activities – and it's not even reading.

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