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Limited hours, but very informative

It was very interesting to visit this decommissioned icebreaker moored in the port of Murmansk. It... read more

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Rachael C
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Nuclear-powered icebreaker

On our first day in Murmansk, our tour guide brought our group to visit the nuclear-powered... read more

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Portovy dr, 18 | Pontoon pier of the Morskoy Vokzal, Murmansk 183038, Russia
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Reviewed yesterday

It was very interesting to visit this decommissioned icebreaker moored in the port of Murmansk. It is very easy to get to from the Murmansk train station (walk toward tracks 1 and 2, do not go to the tracks but proceed to a pedestrian foot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first day in Murmansk, our tour guide brought our group to visit the nuclear-powered Icebreaker "Lenin". The ship is the world's first surface ship with a nuclear power plant that was built in Soviet Union. It was decommissioned after working for 30 years...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

A very neatly preserved ship museum. regular tour is in Russian but some displays have English translation

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IdaLitaay
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to pass the morning.. highly educational, historical and informative. Knowledgeable guides take you through the world’s first nuclear icebreaker... and it’s history. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The ship has various guided tour opportunities during the day, with the latest starting at 4pm in Summer. The guide was informative, speaking mainly in Russian but giving enough information in English to keep it interesting to non-Russian speakers. You get a thorough tour of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Its a must visit if you are in Murmansk. Its a grand & decorated Ice breaker ship of Soviet era. There's a 45 minutes tour conducted in every two hours. Guide is Russian speaking so its hard to understand the history for an English speaking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank protimania
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Not having visited a nuclear powered ship before, this was very interesting. Considering it's age it was even more impressive, both regarding the size and the standard on board.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ragnarotterstad
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Early April 2018 when it was still icy cold in the northern city of Murmansk, we, a group of friends and families, went there wishing to see the dancing northern lights. Having succeeded our main aim the previous night, we asked our guide to organise...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pojpol
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The icebreaker in itself and the role it played was interesting to us. Our English speaking Vladimir provided us with details to make the visit enjoyable.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chattyfoodie
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It was a huge ship with loads of interesting facts about the Lenin Icebreaker ship. It took 1 hour to see the whole ship and they had a guide, to help us understand about it but unfortunately he was speaking mostly Russian with very less...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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11 December 2018|
Response from pripyat86 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I went to the ship and they let us join a tour that had already started, they have a small ticket kiosk/souvenir shop on board where you pay for the tour. When I was there in Summer the last tour started around... More
Michelle T
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Response from HinaTanwar | Reviewed this property |
I got all my tour in Murmansk organised by a tour company called Murmania, and the company's director, Vladimir was a very nice person and new bit of English too. I am sure he can help you on this. His company's no. is +7... More
22 October 2016|
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Response from jazcat100 | Reviewed this property |
Both tour guides at the Lenin spoke excellent English, perhaps you could ask at your hotel to call about the English tours. We stayed at the Azimut Murmansk and the young woman at reception called for us but, unfortunately... More