M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex, Izhevsk
(4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Really liked the Museum. All modern equipment, even without a guide. In the Museum there are screens that play video about the life of Kalashnikov assault rifles. Fiery shooting for me was just opening it. .. You can shoot from the machine in the presence of passports and driver's licences. Visit)))
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  • The Museum was still in the year 2012. The Museum is a Museum, but! Shooting range in polvale certainly brings him a completely different atmosphere))) several types of handguns, and there are legendary and the famous Kalash SVD ... visit, you will not regret.
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  • An excellent Museum of weapons. Many interesting exhibits. Guides are always available to answer your question. Well, in general very interesting. Recommend.
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