The Tsiolkovsky State Museum of Cosmonautics, Kaluga

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Discover mock-ups of Sputnik 1 and samples of moon dust at The Tsiolkovsky State Museum of Cosmonautics. The first museum in the world devoted to the history of aeronautics, aviation, and rocket-space engineering, the facility opened in 1967 and was named for Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, a founder of theoretical cosmonautics. See a model of a rocket designed by Tsiolkovsky, copies of his scientific work, a rocket park in the open air, and the wooden house in which Tsiolkovsky lived. Guided tours are available in English if you'd like to get a more in-depth understanding. Work out when and for how long to visit The Tsiolkovsky State Museum of Cosmonautics and other Kaluga attractions using our handy Kaluga vacation planner.
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  • Take your Camera, The entrance price is about 2,- Euro, to make pictures you pay 3,- Euro extra. Well this we can survive because what you will find inside is the real deal, amazing honestly ! You can...  more »
  • Nice and informative museum. Lots of original aerospace stuff. One hour is more than enough to see all, but better take a guide that will tell more fun stories about astronauts daily routine.  more »
  • The museum is well done and an interesting place to visit in Kaluga. It is in the city centre and whilst you are there have a walk in the nice park.  more »