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Space Museum, Moscow

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web
At Space Museum, immerse yourself in the world of space exploration, particularly from the Soviet Era. Opened in 1981, this museum sits at the base of the Monument to the Conquerors of Space. You'll learn about the Soviet Space program, including Yuri Gagarin, Sergey Korolyov, Sputnik, and Soyuz through a number of space-related exhibitions. View collections of over 85,000 objects and models related to the history of flight, space technology, and astronomy. Since its renovation in 2009, the museum has tripled in size and now contains exhibits and interactive displays from space programs around the world. To visit Space Museum and get the most from your holiday in Moscow, create itinerary details personal to you using our Moscow vacation builder.
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  • Very interesting and well explained, organized very well and with sofas, drinks dispensers and wardrobe at the entrance. Go there and if you have kids take them because you definitely don't annoiereanno!!!
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  • Very cool. A passage through the air and Space Museum, to see the MIR (Мир-Peace), SOYUZ (Союз-Union), SPUTNIK (Спутник-satellite), BURA (Буран-Blizzard). Billed to take pictures with cameras. With the cell phone.
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  • The Museum shows the grandeur and the achievements of Russia in science and astronomy. I really enjoyed it because I love the theme. Not to mention that I bought a lot of things in the shop. It was a very nice ride. I missed a few things in English, but, in General, gave to follow.
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  • Being a massive fan of aviation and engineering I was really looking forward to visiting this museum. My overall impression was that I wasn't quite as impressed as I thought I would be. Alot of replicas rather than the real thing. Having said that they do have the actual capsule and suite that Gagarin went up in. Lots of other bits and pieces like space gloves, suits, pieces of asteroids etc. Being honest the most impressive thing about this museum is the sculpture outside. A 400ft high solid Titanium representation of a rocket taking off. Seriously seriously impressive and you can see if from a couple of miles away as you approach. One of the highlights of my trip to Moscow was seeing this sculpture. Just a couple of things to take note of. The vast majority of text explanations of the exhibits are in Russian only. Also you are not allow to take photos of the exhibits unless you pay an extra 200 roubles on top of your entry fee. There is a full size replica of the Mir which you can walk inside. Pretty good but a bit cheap and "plasticy" which takes away from the authentic feel a little. Finally this is quite far out from the centre but is right beside a Metro stop. Again there is no English in the Metro so you'll need to research the metro before you go if you don't speak Russian, or be with someone who does speak / read Russian.
  • This is right by VDNKh. Everything in Russia is BIG. This is a great place to take photos along with the many places to stop by in the park. There is also a lot of street food in VDNKh, hot dogs to hot chestnuts and corn. During the summer more of the cafes are open.
  • Beautiful garden with statues of iconic figures from the exploration of space. The obelisk is gorgeous. Visits are allowed inside the big monument, within you can find many items and facts about that era.
  • All you shoyld know from space race on russian side.
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