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Central Armed Forces Museum of Russian Federation

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The mighty roar of the Russian guns

Very interesting museum with some important historic artifacts such as wreckage from the USA's U-2... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
piquak p
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Day trip.

Entry fee 500 roubles. Require the translation audio box as everything is in Russian. Very well... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
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Sovetskoy Armii St., 2 | Metro: Dostoevskaya, Novoslobodskaya, Moscow 129272, Russia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On 23 Aug, me and a friend wanted to visit the museum. However, the door keeper(an old guy) didn’t let us in, saying “solo foreign visitors are not welcome unless you are in a group”. Later an old lady came outside repeating the same. We...More

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting museum with some important historic artifacts such as wreckage from the USA's U-2 spy plane shot down over the USSR in 1960, war trophies taken from the Nazis, and personal items that once belonged to Stalin and Hitler. In the outdoor area of...More

Thank piquak p
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Entry fee 500 roubles. Require the translation audio box as everything is in Russian. Very well maintained. 10min walk from Olympic stadium.

Thank maestr02
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Great exhibits, including the history of Russian military uniforms and small arms development. A lot of personal items that belonged to certain prominent military leaders - so you will see a lot of Lugers, Walthers, and Parabellums. Not very interactive by modern standards, lots of...More

Thank Perilsofpalaver
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Loving history and especially military history, this museum was a must on our Moscow bucket list. We took the bus to a stop right across the street with the same name. After you purchase your tickets and undergo a security scan, you are greeted with...More

2  Thank CaptainSerbia
Reviewed May 15, 2018

The greater your literacy level, the more you will enjoy this museum. However, the displays are explicit enough for any visitor to derive some level of content, and the presentation is excellent. Restaurant provides wholesome food in the canteen style experienced by the soldier, a...More

Thank LAB529
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

One of the most interesting museums I've ever visited. It ranks up there with the Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. It covers all facets of Russian military history. The World War II area is particularly interesting and frightening at the same time. I'm a plane nerd,...More

1  Thank JBourke76
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I could have spent the whole day here, two days might have been better. With amazing, realistic displays, it shows the plight of the Russian people during the Nazi invasion and the terrible conditions the Russian soldiers had to endure. I highly recommend this museum,...More

1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed February 3, 2018

The Museum shows many military items of interest, as well as some foreign pieces, i.e. the U-2 sceleton and a part of a He 111. But most to see, the development of aircrafts and tanks. Impressive.

1  Thank peterbeck2015
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

A very well stocked and excibited museum. Has tons of weapons from all periods and wars Russia was involved in. Lots of beautiful artwork, tanks, launcher, guns.

1  Thank Alex W
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Maryina Roshcha (Jewish Quarter)
It’s impossible to visit the Jewish Quarter and not go
to the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center – all roads
lead here. After visiting the most innovative museum
in Russia, cross the street to taste some delicious
kosher food. When you’ve tried the best hummus in
Moscow, explore early Soviet architecture by going to
the Theater of the Russian army and take a rest in
Ekaterininsky Park where boats and ducks keep everyone
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Susan K
June 14, 2018|
Response from Perilsofpalaver | Reviewed this property |
Hi Susan, No need to be a part of a group - audio guides are available in Chinese, Russian, and English.
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Response from peterbeck2015 | Reviewed this property |
Great Patriotic Mus. has a large collection of tanks from russia and many other countries,even the "Maus", the german mega tank of 188 tons, made by Ferdinand Porsche for the megalomaniac Adolf Hitler, very impressive. The... More