Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History, Baikonur

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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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  • August 9, 2017
    Bear in mind there are TWO cosmodrome museums. The history museum is located in a grim 3-story Soviet era building in Baikonur town. On the third floor is an interesting array of historical photos and...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    lots of history about the Cosmodrome, the various missions... etc. Soyuz spacecraft right next to the entrance, and a refurbished Buran space shuttle frame you can go into. The souvenir shop sells lot...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    Magnificent Museum, where perennial achievements of the USSR and Russia in space. An interesting excursion. Good repair of premises Only, unfortunately, in the first part of the Museum had no air conditioning and it was too hot. But I would like to go to the Museum and take your time, read the information in more detail. We really liked it.
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