Literary-memorial complex by Yakub Kolas «Smolnya»To book a tour
Literary-memorial complex by Yakub Kolas «Smolnya» is the former estate of Mickevich, the poet`s relatives who lived here until 1910.
The exhibition consists of two parts: the memorial and literary. The memorial part is the typical farmhouses, in which the poet`s brother lived with his family. Jakub Kolas practically not lived in Smolny, but occasionally appear here. 12 August 1912 there was a first meeting of Yakub Kolas and Yanka Kupala who were colleagues and friends. The manor consists of economic constructions, the house in which the exposition of subjects of a life is collected. Of a memorable meeting of poets remind the old lindens planted by them.
Near to manor is located the literary museum of Yakub Kolas. There are archival documents, photos, autobiographical materials, autographs of products of the poet, personal things and furniture of the poet of a post-war time, materials about Y.Kolas and Y.Kupala meeting, photos in the museum.reveal all text