State Darwin Museum, Moscow

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Learn about the riches of the natural world from prehistory to modern times at State Darwin Museum. With more than a century-long history, the museum celebrates the work of Charles Darwin by displaying and explaining the results of evolution on a multitude of species. See the recreated and taxidermied animals from around the world, visit the collection of living insects, or explore the interactive database of bird songs. The museum building is wheelchair-accessible and includes cafes and a gift shop where you can buy souvenirs. Taking photos and videos inside the museum is allowed, but you'll need to pay for a photography license in addition to the admission fee. To visit State Darwin Museum on your trip to Moscow, use our Moscow online trip planner .
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  • An adult ticket is worth 400 r (or more, can't remember). The ticket price does not include: informational brochures and guides for the exhibition. Even in the halls of the Museum there are stands where you can buy them. Also souvenir shops everywhere (2), machines with souvenir coins and stuff. Due to the strange Museum's internal structure even in the TOILET you will not be allowed to enter without a ticket. Nowhere had not seen, frankly. After a long journey you are unlikely to be able to defend the place if you want to the washroom. Upon arrival only you understand, that the Museum is not much focused on adults. Audioguide (thanks to that you can download for free on smartphone!) is made for kids, the format of the exhibition also for children (especially room with natural habitat Wednesday). However, some halls for children will be incomprehensible \ uninteresting. For example a Hall where already more or less adult talk about crossing (right picture tasks Pro alleles from the textbook on biology). Breeding, genetics. For small children not ...
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  • Was wondering a lot of exhibits, halls, but confused the number of corpses to 1 m2-lover)). Many children of noisy uncontrollable, so better to yourself a couple to have kids that will clear the way)). We liked it but quickly tired to read and understand.
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  • Really liked the Museum. especially recommend to visit his children. Here you can spend the day time and not notice how it will fly. Here you can do with children lessons in biology
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  • Its good idea to visit this museum with kids. It has a lot of interactive stands to play and educate.
  • Not many English labels. Too many stuffed animals for my liking.
  • One of biggest nature exhibits places in Moscow. Anything you want to see, touch and learn about animal world, entomology, also plants ( a little less on this though) - is here. Recommending to plan spending around 2 hrs min for main floor, and at least 1hr for additional seasonal exhibits in the wing area. Grab to eat before, since alas there are no really good cafes of food stops inside
  • Great museum for children to learn about evoultion.
  • Pretty nice collection alongside with a temporary exhibition. Sometimes personnel is rude.

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