Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History, Baikonur

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History Museum Museum
Learn about the cosmonauts, space engineers, and rocket scientists who changed the course history at Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History. The museum opened in 1967, on the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution, six years after the first human orbited the Earth. See models of the ground control panel used on Yuri Gagarin's legendary flight. The museum also features signed photographs of space crews, astronaut uniforms, and many items that belonged to Gagarin. To visit Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History and get the most from your holiday in Baikonur, create itinerary details personal to you using our Baikonur family vacation planner.
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  • Excellent museum,lots of items large and small all to do with putting man into space. Outside is a Buran space shuttle,climb into the cockpit and have your photo taken at the controls. Small gift shop...  more »
  • A very interesting museum. Lots of information. Knowledgable guides. There is a little souvenir shop with poor choice of souvenirs though and a kind of a cafe where tea, coffee, some bakery and chocol...  more »
  • A comprehensive story of the space adventure. Documents and objects lead you from the victory after the carniage, in the II WW, to the astonishing surprise of the Sputnik's bip-bip and to the first ma...  more »

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