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Space Museum, Moscow

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#7 of 241 in Museums in Moscow
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Space Museum and other Moscow attractions using our handy Moscow trip planner .
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  • The Russians gave the astronauts Cosmonaut's name, so the name is Museum of Cosmonautics. Very well structured and detailed, in two different halls with more than one floor is exposed all the Soviet space program. Is a program of the most interesting!
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  • The Russians were the pioneers in space and are still among the best. In this museum discover the beginnings and history since the first satellite sent, through the dogs and monkeys in space and to the famous cosmonauts
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