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Museum of Cosmonauts in Zhytomir from Kyiv

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    Stop: 7 hours - Admission excluded
    First you will know the history of the missiles constructor Sergey Korolyov with visit the house were he was born. In little house with 5 rooms in the center of the city Zhytomir very interesting exposition from the time of his born. Museum was opened in 1970 with the help of mother of the engineer. 5-th room at the house is a exposition of COSMOS with a lot of private things, pictures papers and copies of rockets.    Sergei Pavlovich Korolyov (1907-1966) is widely regarded as the founder of the Soviet space program. Korolyov led the development of the world’s first ballistic missile, known today as R-7, which became a base for a long-lasting family of space family of space boosters, carrying Soviet cosmonauts into orbit for decades to come. Museum of Cosmonauts with The Museum Memorial – House of S.Korolyov around 11,000 exhibits related to rocket and space exploration, including the SOYUZ 27 reentry module with the signatures of the Soviet time cosmonauts Vladimir Dzhanibekov and Georgy Grechko, a small sample about 9 grams of Lunar soil in special round glass where totally 18 tiny grains what constituted elements are slag, agglutinates, gabbros, limonite basalt pyroxenes, and others. Touch your attention to full-size replicas of a complete SOYUZ SPACECRAFT, the VOSTOK 1 descent module, and the LUNOKHOD2 lunar rover, also a Trainer suit TNK-1 it was worn by the cosmonauts for physical exercises on board the orbital station SALYUT-6. Also you can found a collection of the Meteorite from the Space, includes a fragments of meteorite  some Gibeon, Namibia founded in 1838 with the Origin from Asteroid belt and age of 4.6. billion years, Meteorite Campo del Cielo with elements Fe92.6%, Ni 6.68%, Co.0.43% and P 0.25%. Take a space chair and listen space music. Exposition of the museum is different and offer to explore the engine of the missile, little copies of the Soviet time space rockets, space-suit, meal for cosmonauts, equipment, pinks, books about the space, exposition of the first Ukrainian cosmonaut Leonid Kadenyk. Some exhibits are from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and from Zvyozdny gorodok - the space training center known in English as Star City.After the visiting the museums You can enjoy the 2 hours City Tour of Zhytomir and know a lot of highlights of the town.  
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Important Information
  • Prival guided trip
  • Professional local guide
  • 2-hours walking tour of Museum of Cosmonauts and Museum Memorial House of Sergey Korolyov in Zhytomir (in 7h trip)
  • 3-hours City tour of Zhytomir by transportation and Radomysl Castle (in 10h trip)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-way private transfer from Kiev and back
  • Transportation by private car or minivan, minibus
  • Time for the lunch after the tour
  • Entrance fees to Museums /about US$ 2 per person/
  • Please know that you should pay entrance fees for your private guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra service
  • Souvenirs and photos are available
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Explore the History of the foundation of the World's Astronautics
  • Another language speaking guide is on request. (subject for the pricing)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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