1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Park Pobedy

Moscow: Victory Park and Museum World War II History Tour

Product ID: 115930
Get a better understanding of Russia during World War II on a private tour of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War and Victory Park in Moscow. See real weapons used in the war and life-size reconstructions of some of the streets.
About this activity
Duration: 3.5 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from your hotel or accommodation in Moscow.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get a better understanding of the greatest war that humanity has ever seen
  • Be astounded by the size of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War
  • Explore how Russian society and history has been effected by World War II
  • Admire the tallest monument in Moscow at the Victory Memorial
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel, and then travel on the Moscow Metro as your guide talks about the role the transport system played during World War II. Arrive at Victory Park on Poklonnaya Hill and get stunning views of the city from one of its highest points. 

Take a private tour of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War and marvel as the history of Russia during World War II is brought to life. Learn about the Battle of Stalingrad, when Germany sought to take control of the Soviet Union. See life-size 3D reconstructions of the streets of Leningrad. Hear about the events that started the war and Stalin’s role in defeating the Nazis. Pay you respects to the victims at the Tragedy of the People memorial

Admire war machines and real weapons used in the war at the open-air museum, including a T-34 tank and Katyusha rocket launcher. Take souvenir photos next to warplanes and battleships, including a British Hawker Hurricane and Soviet torpedo boat.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Entrance fees to Victory Park and the Museum of the Great Patriotic War
  • Guide
  • Private tour
  • Transportation by Metro (tickets included)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
Please note that you will be travelling on this tour by metro, as it played an integral part during the war.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 19 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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This is a hotel pickup and travel by metro tour. Traffic in Moscow is busy so this worked out well. In winter the outdoors was snowed out so the gun/tank displays were closed. However the indoor section was comprehensive. School students were performing commemorative services. Russia takes the Great Patriotic War very seriously.

February 1, 2020

Excelente!

We got an excellent tour, our guide Serguei was awesome, we learned a lot from him and he was very patient and polite guy. My dad was very happy because we know all about Second War World, this museum is a must if u are in Moscow. Tuvimos un tour excelente, nuestro guía Serguei estuvo espectacular, muy paciente y agradable, conocía mucho sobre el tema y nos enseñó muchísimo. Mi papá estuvo muy feliz porque conoció mucho sobre la Segunda Guerra Mundial, realmente si están en Moscú es un museo que se debe de ver.

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July 25, 2019

Good experience and surely it was worth the time spent

I found the World War II Museum very interesting and the whole experience was made even better by my professional tour guide, Sergey. Unfortunately we spent limited time on the Victory Park which was also nice to see; had the weather been better (warmer and without snow) the tour on the Victory Park would have been an even better experience.

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March 15, 2019

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Product ID: 115930