Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker, Murmansk

(4.8/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
The world's first surface ship utilizing nuclear power, Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker today serves as a museum to preserve the history of the pioneering craft. First launched in 1957, the vessel helped to clear shipping routes in Russia's northern reaches. Climb aboard the powerful ship, home to more than 1,000 rooms, cabins, and compartments, and explore the facilities that once housed the crew. See how they lived, worked, and operated aboard the icebreaker during the years of the Soviet Union. Learn a bit more about the vessel's history and operation, and Arctic exploration in general, by joining a guided tour from the museum staff. You'll even get a glimpse of the nuclear reactor itself. Tours are available in English, but you should be sure to call ahead to arrange one. Put Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker into our Murmansk holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • You will queue to get in and be shown round when it is your turn. The guides are very good and give you all the information plus happy to answer any questions. You go through some tight spaces and up ...  more »
  • Not built any assumptions about tours and eventually enjoyed. Accompanied by Guide Michael, who wowed the answers to all the questions the group not only ledokolu, but also on nuclear power, the history of the fleet, etc. Thanks! Always curious to visit the ship, especially at such a unique and first of its kind.
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  • This was the first place that we visited in Murmansk. 100 ₽ input, start excursions in 12:00 days. No words, some emotions, it really is a unique place, with its incredible history.
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