Enjoy an insightful tour of the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. This unique museum was opened in 1981 to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s ground-breaking orbit of Earth, and was completely renovated in 2009. You will also get a chance to discover the facts behind the USSR’s many space endeavours including Sputnik and Soyuz. Afterwards, your guide will take you for a walk through the renovated VDNKh Park, one of the most ambitious projects of the Soviet era.
View the incredible displays of rockets and capsules that have been into space and re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere. You will also be able to examine the personal belongings of some of the first ever cosmonauts. At VDNKh Park, you will be stunned by the fairground atmosphere of this permanent exhibition. Admire the heroic statues depicting ordinary workers as well as the famous Friendship Fountain where each maiden stature was dedicated to one of the Soviet republics.
Additional notes about the tour
This experience is not available on Mondays when the museum is closed.