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  1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. All-Russia Exhibition Centre

Moscow: Cosmonautics Museum & VDNKh Private Space Tour

Product ID: 67622
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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.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Your hotel in Moscow
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

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
Full 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
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Private tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Tour is wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 22 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Product ID: 67622