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 SPACE MUSEUM + 

SOVIET MOSCOW

GROUP TOUR

We are happy to offer you a guided visit to The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, dedicated to space exploration. It is located within the base of the Monument to the Conquerors of Space in the north-east of the city. The museum contains a wide variety of Soviet and Russian space-related exhibits and models which explore the history of flight; astronomy; space exploration; space technology; and space in the arts. According to the Russian tourist board, the museum's collection holds approximately 85,000 different items and receives approximately 300,000 visitors yearly.

We want to amaze you with a lovely promenade into the Soviet Park "VDNKh", so called Soviet Paradize. You will be impressed by the one of the most beautiful fountains of the world. Walking through the Soviet park will immerse you into the Soviet world. VDNKh is a unique historical and architectural complex. It has no analogues in the world. The complex includes more than 500 permanent structures. 49 of them are the objects of cultural heritage. 

NOTE:

 

  • This is a walking tour. We recommend you wear comfortable shoes.

  • Duration is 3 hours.

  • Meeting place is in front of Bolshoi theater (see the map>>>)  

  • We ride the metro to get from meeting point to the Space museum 

  • Guided tour inside of Space museum is included, except Mondays and third Sunday of the month.

  • Entries to Pavilions are included, the ones, which are open for public. 

  • Please, note that lunch is not included to price of this tour. 

  • A tour moves at a rapid pace. If you have any mobility issues that prevent you from walking long distances at a quick pace we suggest you book a private tour which allows you to walk at your leisure.

  • Payment is only by cash on the day of the tour, given directly to your guide before a start of your tour.

  • The tour price includes: a tour guide and metro tickets.

  • Your guide will return you to the same place where you started your tour. 

INFORMATION

 

Space museum + Soviet Park group tour runs every day, except Mondays and third Sunday of each month.

 

Tour price is 4000 Rubles per person

Students/children: 3900 Rubles

Metro and museum tickets are included.

Language: English

 

Starting time at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 daily.

Duration: 3 hours 

Meeting place: in front of Bolshoi theater by fountain

See the place on the map and directions.

Your guide will return you to the Bolshoi theater or will help you with directions to other places you like.

IMPORTANT: booking in advance is REQUIRED

In case of no bookings on some days, a tour guide will not come to the meeting place.

Tours are run even for 1 person, if booked in advance.

Our manager will contact you to confirm your final booking.  

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Metro station VDNKH

opened on 1 May 1958. It is named after the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy. The station features pylons faced with white marble and decorated with circular ventilation grilles. VDNKh it is one of the deepest Metro stations being situated 53.5 metres (176 ft) below ground. It is also one of the busiest stations, serving 107,500 passengers a day

Cosmonauts Alley

Stretching out from the Conquerors of Space obelisk, Cosmonauts Alley is a narrow park with a central pathway decorated with memorials to the history of space exploration.

Monument to the Conquerors of Space

was erected in Moscow in 1964 to celebrate achievements of the Soviet people in space exploration. It depicts a starting rocket that rises on its contrail. The monument is 110 m tall, has 77° incline, and is made of titanium.The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics is located inside the base of the monument.

Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics (Space museum)

Closed on Monday

a high-concept series of displays from the glory days of the Soviet space program. Exhibits rely heavily on cool space paraphernalia – Yury Gagarin’s space suit, the first Soviet rocket engine and lots of charts and diagrams of various expeditions. The highlight is the awe-inspiring video footage from various orbit missions.

Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics (Space museum)

Closed on Monday

Museum is open: 
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun: 10:00-19:00
Thu, Sat: 10:00-21:00
Museum is closed on Mondays.

Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics (Space museum)

Closed on Monday

Visit to the Space Museum is inlcuded (duration - 1 hour)
Photo admission is 250 Rubles per person (not included)

The Soviet Park (VDNKh)

No other place sums up the rise and fall of the great Soviet dream quite as well as the All-Russia Exhibition Centre. This remarkably diverse park /market /exhibition centre has to be seen to be believed. The VVTs is still much better known by its Soviet-era name, VDNKh - the Exhibition of National Economic Achievements - and it remains a fascinating monument to Russia's transitional period, a mixture of faded Soviet pomp a

The Soviet Park (VDNKh)

VDNKh park is the most beloved one by locals, who spent their childhood time here. It is full of wonderful memories of their youth age.

Locals like to come here with their families, babies. Young people like to gather here with their friends. 

The Soviet Park (VDNKh)

VDNKh is a unique historical and architectural complex located in the capital of Russia - Moscow. It has no analogues in the world. The complex includes more than 500 permanent structures. 49 of them are the objects of cultural heritage. 

Fountains of VDNKh are in the list of 100 the most beautiful in the world.

The People’s Friendship Fountain
(also known as Friendship of Nations) on Moscow features 16 gilded statues of maidens in their national costumes, representing all the Soviet Union Republics. The fountain is framed by an octahedral bowl of red granite with a surface area of 4,000 square meters. The fountain is serviced by a complex system of eight powerful pumps that can shoot 1,200 liters of water from 800 jets to the height of 24 meters per second. 

Fountains of VDNKh are in the list of 100 the most beautiful in the world

Moscow's most mind-blowing fountains would have to be at VDNKh. At this vast Soviet-era park and Stalinist pavilion complex, you can see a truly amazing gilded extravaganza featuring a central column of wheat, sunflowers and hemp surrounded by 16 golden girls representing the Soviet republics (even the short-lived Karelo-Finnish SSR)

Fountains of VDNKh are in the list of 100 the most beautiful in the world

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Behind it, the no-less spectacular Stone Flower fountain, inspired by Ural Mountains fairytales, shimmers with glittery mosaics and stones from the Urals, while sculptures of fruit and jugs represent plenitude.

USSR Pavilions

grandiose pavilions, glorifying every aspect of socialist construction from education and health to agriculture, technology and science. The pavilions represent a huge variety of architectural styles, symbolic of the contributions from diverse ethnic and artistic movements to the common goal. 

USSR Pavilions

Each pavilion was built to represent the culture, character, style of one of the Soviet Republics, built by best architects and designed by the most famous artists from each country. 

Cosmos hotel

One of Moscow's largest hotels, the 25-storey Cosmos Hotel was built in 1980 for the Moscow Olympics.
In total the Cosmos Hotel has 1 777 guest rooms.
Although not centrally located and quite a distance from the capital's major tourist attractions, the Cosmos stands just across from the All-Russian Exhibiton Centre, an impressive complex originally designed and built to demonstrate the great economic achievements of the Soviet regime.

Worker and Kolkhoz Woman monument

is a famous landmark of monumental art, "the ideal and symbol of the Soviet epoch", that represents a dynamic sculpture group of two figures with a sickle and a hammer raised over their heads. It is 24.5 meters (78 feet) high, made from stainless steel by Vera Mukhina for the 1937 World's Fair in Paris, and subsequently moved to Moscow. The sculpture is an example of the socialist realistic style, as well as Art Deco style. 
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