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The Tsiolkovsky State Museum of Cosmonautics

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Incredibly interesting!

Nowadays, when you see a TV reportage about ISS international space station, it looks like nothing... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Moscow Oblast, Russia
Serious and interesting museum

A great and interesting museum, not experiencing a lack of exhibits and the means of financing. At... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
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Akademika Korolyova, 2, Kaluga 248000, Russia
+7 484 270-50-25
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Nowadays, when you see a TV reportage about ISS international space station, it looks like nothing special. While in fact it's a real miracle, a fruit of the greatest efforts of many people. In this museum you can sense, what a gigantic labor it was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

A great and interesting museum, not experiencing a lack of exhibits and the means of financing. At the time, it was the first in the world. In Russia, it is, of course, the largest one. It has several branches, and not only in Kaluga. A...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Take your Camera, The entrance price is about 2,- Euro, to make pictures you pay 3,- Euro extra. Well this we can survive because what you will find inside is the real deal, amazing honestly ! You can see, touch the capsules that came back...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank alexandervanderkemp
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and informative museum. Lots of original aerospace stuff. One hour is more than enough to see all, but better take a guide that will tell more fun stories about astronauts daily routine.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Анна Б
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is well done and an interesting place to visit in Kaluga. It is in the city centre and whilst you are there have a walk in the nice park.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank 817kristinae
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The exhibition of the museum is quite interesting. But the description of the items and the overall set up can be improved.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Sergey B
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in space and the history of mankind's quest to reach the stars, this is the place you definitely have to visit. It is the oldest space exploration museum in the world and while it somehow lacks modern interactive expositions, it beats...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank borisu2013
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Take at least 4 hours to explore this museum! So many interesting things to see, to learn, to read and understand the history...a whole day you can spend there and it is so interesting!!!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Aleksander22
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This amazing museum tell the cosmonautics story from the very beginning. You can see the path from how it all began to the success that has been made. There are some original pieces and models in natural size, cosmonauts' suits, even some moon dust. They...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank AnaIsaRCM
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

It was interesting for us but all instructions were in only Russian. It was too difficult for foreigners to understand unless everybody who visited there can understand Russian language.

2  Thank Oilmoney0823
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