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St. Petersburg: Nuclear Bunker Tour

Product ID: 363680
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Visit an authentic Soviet nuclear bunker to experience its setting and items preserved since Soviet times. You'll learn about the Cold War period, including the way it was perceived in the USSR.
About this activity
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting times 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the area around the plant where the bunker was built
  • Get inside the bunker and see the original equipment including technical and living rooms
  • Learn about the historical background that led to the Cold War
Full description
Take the unique opportunity to see an authentic and wonderfully preserved Soviet nuclear bunker. Though plenty of bunkers were destroyed during the 1990s, this bunker still keeps history alive. It has maintained its original interiors, Soviet posters, and instructions for procedures in the event that the Cold War broke out.

Following a short introduction you will learn about the history of the plant in which the bunker was set up before your guide leads you through the airlocks to the bunker itself. As you step into the bunker you'll step into a different epoch, entering an area where it will seem as if time has stopped. The bunker was divided into several areas for life and work, and contained all the necessary equipment along with vital everyday objects, all of which comprise the museum's exhibition today.

During the tour you will not only learn about the structure of the bunker and actions that were taken in case of emergency, but see original appliances including water containers, dosage meters, and ventilating equipment. You can even try on an authentic antigas respirator or a chemical warfare suit.
Includes
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance fee to the bunker
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You will meet your tour guide at the exit of the metro station Chkalovskaya. Your guide will be waiting with TJ Travel sign.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is not available for cruise ship passengers
• There will be a maximum of eight people per group

From US$ 115.42 Per group up to 1

Organized by

TJ Travel

Product ID: 363680