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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  • Everyone who is in Kaluga recommend visiting the Museum. The whole history of cosmonautics and aeronautics ranging from Leonardo da Vinci and finishing the ISS is represented in the exhibition.
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  • Very interesting and informative Museum, Museum of compulsory when visiting Kaluga. Will be interesting for both adults and children. Visited 20 times himself, always quote the Court of all its guests, all in awe of exhibits. Very much considered a Lunar Rover and nutrition of astronauts.
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  • Beautiful, not an ordinary Museum. To visit in Kaluga is required. Cons-works with 10 and expensive photography.
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