TPU Continues Walking Tours around TPU in June

Tomsk Polytechnic University has extended the TPU. Engineers. Stories project and invites Tomsk citizens to join free walking tours.

The walking tours will be led for all interested people from June 10 to 30. The duration of the walking tours is about 90 minutes. To join the walking tour, it is required to register by phone 8 (3822) 70-56-71. The registration is available from Monday to Thursday, from 08.30 to 17.00 and on Friday until 16.00 (lunch break is from 13.00 to 14.00). The number of participants is limited (up to 10 people per walking tour). All the walking tours will be led in strict compliance with anti-epidemic restrictions. To join the walking tour, it is required to take a passport and a mask.

Tomsk citizens can attend an updated European Quarter walking tour, which will be led not only around the complex of the old TPU academic buildings in downtown Tomsk but also will be led at the territory of the Tomsk Vakhrushev Electromechanical Plant.

“Staff members of the TPU Museum Complex will share the stories about the construction of the historic university campus, a part of which became federal and regional landmarks. During the walking tours, Tomsk citizens will not only walk around the campus but also will visit a gasworks nowadays located at the territory of the Tomsk Vakhrushev Electromechanical Plant. For instance, participants of the walking tours will know who constructed the gasworks, what a gas holder is and why a university needed engineering workshops,” the staff members of the TPU Museum Complex specifies.

Furthermore, all interested people can learn the mysteries of the TPU main building (30, Lenin Avenue). During the walking tour devoted to the university main building, there will be given answers to the questions: why does the university need a safe weighing 2 t, what was supposed to be in the Assembly Hall and why lions are symbols of TPU.

Schedule:

The European Quarter walking tour is on 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 June at 15.00.

The Mysteries of TPU Main Building walking tour is on 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 June at 15.00.

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The TPU. Engineers. Stories project coincides with the celebration of the 125th anniversary of TPU.