Museum of Soviet Life, Kazan

(4.6/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Try on clothes from decades past, play games, and explore other relics of life in the USSR at Museum of Soviet Life. Located inside a 1917 villa, this small and intimate museum houses artifacts of everyday Soviet life, including old cameras, typewriters, crockery, and propaganda posters. You can touch nearly all the exhibits and many of the items are for sale, so bring some money to purchase memorabilia. Note that the museum is opened by appointment only, so be sure to visit the website and schedule a visit ahead of time. To visit Museum of Soviet Life and other attractions in Kazan, use our Kazan itinerary planner.
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  • this little museum provides a snap shot into times gone by, and is also very interactive. there are clothes you can try on as well as some old video games you can have a go on. well worth a vist 
  • If you grew up on good Soviet cartoons, if you remember the crowd of children freely strolling in the yards, if you rejoiced color tv and bobinnomu recorder, be sure to visit this museum. Quite a few lovingly saved from our exhibits, though not perfect, but good past. Toys, household items, books, magazines, posters, badges and attributika those times ... And frequent phrase, sounding in my head would be "Oh, and I had the same ... It was necessary to save on memory. " Thanks to the creators of the Museum. It's cool!
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  • Museum of social life is the place where it is possible to recollect the best moments of childhood and youth (depending on age). There is no policy, only warm memories. In addition, it is also a concert venue. Poets, musicians and just funny people arrange their kvartirniki.
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