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Bunker-42 Cold War Museum at Taganka

Kotelnicheskiy 5th Lane, 11, Moscow 115172, Russia
+7 495 500-05-54
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A unique exhibition of Cold War history located about 65 meters underground, Bunker-42 is a military history museum and an entertaining complex founded in the former classified military building of the USSR.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kotelnicheskiy 5th Lane, 11, Moscow 115172, Russia
+7 495 500-05-54
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great museum that MUST visit if you like things like cold war and all these USA vs Russia things. Great atmosphere. because it is not for that much old times or it is not too far in the past You can feel that place...More

1  Thank MahdiNeshely
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eighteen flights down to get a history lesson. Some of the tour is interesting a Russian perspective of events. Not much left of the original bunker. Guide was entertaining.

Thank don195219
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour was amazing!!! If you are in Moscow you should really visit it, the price is pretty high but it is well worth it. I really enjoyed the feeling of being in a place that is even unknown for most inhabitants of Moscow. You...More

1  Thank Yngwie S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable and informative tour. Great way of doing something different, and they run evening tours if your daytimes are busy with other sightseeing. I did the 6:30pm English tour, which lasted for around 1.5 hours. The bunker is 18 floors underground so there...More

1  Thank JuliaD_UK
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Took a friend/visitor (on his insistence) to this much closed museum of preparations for all out nuclear war (AKA 'Mutualy Assured Destruction' or MAD) and at last it is open, open,open for one and all to see. A truly interesting glimpse into the bowels of...More

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is an absolute must if you are a history buff! The entrance to the bunker is very unique so you are sure to spot it. To enter, it was a bit weird as there is a button at the entrance where you can ask...More

2  Thank MeepMeepMopMop
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is a bit pricy bt worth seeing if you're interested in the history of the cold war. They offer tours in different languages including russian, english, and spanish, but I would call and check beforehand as they don't all happen often. We were there...More

Thank Angeliki263
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The tour took us 1 hour with a group around 12 others, a good experience to have when visiting Moscow the guide spoke good English and gave us clear information about the era of the soviet. I'm not sure about the price because we booked...More

Thank lavender8688
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Hidden bunker 70 m below ground, built after the first series of nuclear tests by Soviet Union in 1956. Our guide was excellent and very professional and informative ( and with a sense of humour). We watched a short film on the Cold War years...More

1  Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

When I saw this on Trip Advisor I knew right away I wanted to go. If you like to experience places that the thousands of tourists haven't this is the place. It's REAL, its history, it's one of kind, it's one of those "hidden gems"....More

2  Thank Nathan B
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Piyas S
15 August 2017|
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Response from BunkerN | Property representative |
Hello! 18 July tours in English are at 13.30, 15.30 and 18.30. You can come 10 minutes before the start of the tour and buy a ticket at the Museum ticket office. Welcome!
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5 June 2017|
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Response from BunkerN | Property representative |
Hello! What day you prefer to visit our Museum? For the reservation a ticket for you I need your name, phone number and number of people. We can offer you an excursion "Bunker-42" tour at 13.30 in English language... More
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2 April 2017|
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Response from BunkerN | Property representative |
Hello, tours in English will be April 9 at 13.30 and 18.30. Redemption of ticket is 10 minutes before the tour starts. Tickets must pre-book. We Are Waiting For You!
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