M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex, Izhevsk

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Step into the world of a man whose inventions changed the course of history at M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex. With a centuries-long history of producing arms and ammunition, the city was home to many inventors and innovators--but the name of Mikhail Kalashnikov clearly stands out from the others. The museum built in his honor celebrates the city's gun-making history, from its early days up to Kalashnikov's designs, crowned with his most famous patent, the AK-47. See the historic weapons and uniforms, get to know about the production process, hear the story of Kalashnikov's life, and learn about the global impact that the AK-47 and its many variants have made. The museum includes a shooting range, where you can try out a variety of weapons for an additional fee per weapon. Use our Izhevsk tourist route planner to add M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex and other attractions to your Izhevsk vacation plans.
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  • with both you can fire real weapons, but without driver license you can just fire air guns, which was fun too and cheap, like 10rb for each bullet also is highly recommended to bring a russian speakin...  more »
  • Well let me start off with me having poor Russian speaking skills (more like none). I found it easy to figure out, but I ran into an issue with the staff. I was trying to taking pictures (so I can rem...  more »
  • A must see Museum if you reached this lovely city go shoot and see the history of Kalashnikov ......  more »

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