Central Armed Forces Museum of Russian Federation, Moscow

(4.4/5 based on 170 reviews on the web)
Explore the role of the armed forces during the Soviet era at Central Armed Forces Museum of Russian Federation. Lenin himself established the museum in 1919, with the purpose of informing the public about the Red Army's exploits and victories, particularly the achievements following the October Revolution. Examine the museum's themed halls, including exhibits about the Russian Civil War, World War I, and World War II--known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War. Of particular interest is a copy of Lenin's written decree that outlines the creation of the Red Army (RKKA), on which his corrections are visible. If you're in the mood for a military-themed meal, head to the on-site restaurant. Our Moscow vacation planner makes visiting Central Armed Forces Museum of Russian Federation and other Moscow attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • There were many military museums have with what to compare. The exposition is large, varied and interesting for both adults and children. Tickets are not expensive photo shoot free, there is a cloakroom on the ground floor there is a café, where a tasty "military" food for not very big money. There is a small car park and paid, parks in vdvorah opposite, because all parking spaces were occupied. The museum itself is divided into 2 floors, approx. 22 rooms and a large outdoor area with military equipment. The exhibits are not only domestic but also overseas, a lot of exhibits, which previously belonged to the voennonachal'nikam. On a leisurely inspection all expositions will take not less than 2 hours, but adults and children will enjoy. Good luck to everyone.
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  • This museum is crammed with military equipment and artifacts inside & out. There is unfortunately no information in English apart from a 1 page handout giving you the titles of the various rooms insid...  more »
  • An interesting Museum, a lot of weapons. Street exhibits are not very well contained, but look interesting. Sorry, you cannot browse to the children (and I even sat in booths). Of new interactive room. A couple of rifles, AK, swords, all you can hold. Children are very interesting. This would be more interactive.
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  • This is one of the best military museum in the world, a good place to learn Soviet and modern Russian military history with big indoor permanent exhibition from the beginning of the Red Army to the present day. Outside of the museum also displays hundred of key military equipment and vehicles of the Red Army. I recommended this museum for people who love military history, you could spend a whole day enjoy digging the Red Army history.
  • One of the best military museums in the world since the exhibition is huge.
  • Relentlessly interesting. Part of a downed u2 spy plane covered in Xmas tree lights was a little odd. War time style food is served. Outside is full of military vehicles.
  • Great collection and highly organized!
  • Here you can find fragments of U2 spy plane. You can eat here army style food.Also you can find here fragments from Kursk atom submarine. Enjoy