The Museum of Cosmonautics
Mon Closed Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun 10:00 — 19:00 Thu, Sat 10:00 — 21:00
111 Prospekt Mira, VDNKh subway station, Moscow
The cosmonautics Museum is one of the largest scientific and technical museums in Russia. The history of the Museum began in 1964, when the monument to the conquerors of space appeared on the map of Moscow. Today, the cosmonautics Museum is one of the three most visited museums Of the Moscow Department of culture. In 2020, the Museum of cosmonautics won the Grand Prix of the international festival "Intermuseum". The modern exposition of the Museum consists of eight exhibition halls. The Museum's collection includes more than 99,000 items: samples of rocket and space technology, material relics, documents, philately, numismatics, decorative and applied art, collections of paintings and graphics. Here are the stories of space explorers. Among them: the famous Belka and Strelka, authentic descent vehicles of the Soyuz spacecraft, a mock-up of the First artificial Earth satellite, the original lunar Rover control panel, a full-size mock-up of the Mir station base unit, and the Organ bioprinter.AVT", which is used for experiments on the ISS, and other space artifacts. Branch of the Museum — house-Museum of academician S. P. Korolev.