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Moscow: Cosmonautics Museum & VDNKh Private Space Tour

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ToursArt & MuseumsMuseums & ExhibitionsSightseeing ToursCold WarTheme Tours

Dive into one of the greatest battles between the Soviet Union and the United States, The Space Race. Immerse yourself in the Soviet era by going back to the Cold War times while visiting the Cosmonautics Museum and VDNKh.

Highlights

  • Learn about the Soviet Union's technological achievements
  • Hear stories of Soviet heroes of the Space Race
  • Discover the facts behind this battle between the United States and the Soviet Union
  • Let your children explore the universe with a hands on experience

Description

Your personal guide will pick you up at your accommodation and accompany you to the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics. Travel by metro to discover the beautiful stations and learn about the subways' significance during World War II. Arrive at the museum and marvel at one of the largest statues in Russia, the Monument to the Conquerors of Space. During your tour, explore the universe as seen from the perspective of the Soviets, while your guide shares a brief history of the Space Race and the struggle for Space dominance between the Soviet Union and the United States. Walk through the halls of the Air Space museum and see the space suit of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space. Travel in time as you learn about the beginning of the space era, successful moon expeditions and the solar system.  Then, head to VDNKh Park and soak in the atmosphere of the 1930’s U.S.S.R. Constructed in 1935 it is a perfect demonstration of the Soviet architectural style and takes its you back to the times of Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khrushev. At VDNKh, see a life size Vostok rocket and Buran Spacecraft.

Includes

All entrance fees Metro ticket Professional guide Hotel pick-up Private tour
Food and drinks Gratuities (optional)

Important Information

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible

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