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Tula State Museum of Weapons

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Amazing experience

Brand new building with ample parking nearby. Interesting exhibition, lots of things to see, they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin_travels78
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Boston, Massachusetts
Lots to see - in a compact, user-friendly, and well-presented form

One of my (kids' :-) favorite weaponry museums. Some of the pieces are beautiful works of art; the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Perilsofpalaver
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Was founded at the Tula gun factory in 1724. Displays the valuable collections of fire-and cold steel arms, Russian and foreign, army and experimental. Gives the chance to follow evolution of arms since the late 16-th century till the present day.
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Oktyabrskaya St., 2 | Kremlin, Tula 300026, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brand new building with ample parking nearby. Interesting exhibition, lots of things to see, they do have english speaking guides.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Martin_travels78
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I am not a big fan of weapons but the museum was really interested. Exhibits were well organized and our tour guide was great

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jessica m
Reviewed 26 July 2018

One of my (kids' :-) favorite weaponry museums. Some of the pieces are beautiful works of art; the layout and presentation are done almost impeccably. Lots of interesting historical info on Tula and Tula weaponry works (TOZ). If you don't have much time - opt...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Perilsofpalaver
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Moscow museums could learn some things from the Tula State Museum of Weapons - not only is the layout very well designed, but all the exhibits have information available in both Russian and English. The exhibits feature a nice diversity of old and modern weapons...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank millercd
Reviewed 4 February 2018

An extraordinary collection brilliantly set in a contemporary museum space. Solid information displays, in Russian and English. Word on the street has it the new floor with displays on weaponry since WWII is now open. Time for a return. Tula offers a second collection, largely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank farrellgem
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A new building with middle age and mid 20th century weapons form Russia majorly form Tula. very well placed and well explained.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Karifanalfa
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The Tula Arms Museum is a must place to visit while you are in Tula. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. The history of the arms factories in Tula is amazing. The gift shop is very nice and the snack bar area in great...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ECPjr
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is the new building of the Weapons museum, as of today (Nov. 2017) only two storeys of the exhibition space are open to public (plans for opening 3 more in Dec. 2017). The museum is packed with information: visual, audial, interactive, touch-screen labels with...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank VarvaraSolomatina
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A very interesting Museum. A lot you can learn about the history of weapons. But perhaps the strongest impression I got at the stand of toy guns. When my husband took a shot of them for ten minutes and couldn't stop. And of course another...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank OlgaV2927
Reviewed 28 May 2017

As others have said this is a very nice museum with a couple floors concentrating on weapons produced in Tula (though there are weapons from other places as well). The ticket for the main museum is 350 rubles for adults (children under 16 free), but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Charlotte B
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