Museums of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow, Moscow

The All-Russian Exhibition Center is a complex of buildings which are called pavilions. The center serves as house to some of the most important Russia's monuments. The pavilions are used as commercial space for exhibitions for different companies. The center has its museums, which are important representatives of the Russian culture. You may follow the list offered below to learn what museums you can visit if you decide to go to the All-Russian Exhibition Center.
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Museums of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow Map

Guide Name: Museums of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow
Guide Location: Russia » Moscow (See other walking tours in Moscow)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km
Author: audrey
Animation Museum

1) Animation Museum

Ever wonder how puppet animation films were made? If the answer is yes, then the Animation Museum will answer that question and so much more. Hundreds of puppets from Soviet and modern cartoons decorate the building of the Exhibition Room located next to the House of Culture. The museum collection contains over 4,000 items, of which 1,000 are currently on display.

The museum experience is unlike any other and many adults report that they have revisited their childhood. The museum is also...   view more
Memorial Museum of Astronautics

2) Memorial Museum of Astronautics

The Memorial Museum of Astronautics exhibits the history of Soviet space exploration and flight. The museum opened in 1981 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the flight of Yuri Gagarin into space. It owns over 8000 exhibits. The museum is housed inside the Monument to the Conquerors of Space.
Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 11:00 am – 7:00...   view more
Ice Age Museum

3) Ice Age Museum

One of the largest and most detailed paleontological museums in Russia, the Ice Age Museum allows visitors to view and touch the animals of ancient times. Paleontologists from around the globe also work at the facility.

Fyodor Shidlovskiy is the museum’s founder. It is his love of collecting fossils of extinct Pleistocene animals that sparked the origins of the museum. By 1994, the public had so much interest in Fyodor’s fossils that he was asked to do an exhibition that would travel all...   view more
House of Butterflies

4) House of Butterflies

Imagine a tropical oasis where one can view lepidopterons in their natural environment without disturbing them. The House of Butterflies is a Moscow-based museum that houses 500 species of live butterflies and 50 butterfly specimens from South-East Asia, Africa and South America. In addition, the stunning garden contains beetles, cockroaches, and other insects.

Butterflies symbolize the many stages of life: birth, death, and resurrection. Housed in 300 square meter greenhouse environment,...   view more
The House of Fairy-tales Zhili-Byli

5) The House of Fairy-tales Zhili-Byli

Imagine a place where you can not only learn about fables, stories, Russian folklore, and customs but reenact them in full detail. The House of Fairy Tales gives Russian children first-hand knowledge of this through hands-on activities, exhibitions, and so much more. The goal of the museum is to preserve local traditions and to emphasize the importance of reading and knowledge of their culture.

Established in 1995 through charitable donations, visitors will enjoy the interactive features of...   view more
Secrets of Submarine World

6) Secrets of Submarine World

Secrets of Submarine World is a submarine aquarium museum that features an impressive collection of water animals, such as piranhas, pythons, anacondas. There are also common snapping turtles, crocodiles and sharks. The submarine aquarium is especially popular for the 4 meters length python that feeds once a month. Secrets of Submarine museum is located in the 11th pavilion and is considered one of the most attractive museums of Moscow's All-Russian Exhibition...   view more
Samolet Gallery

7) Samolet Gallery

Samolet is a gallery, located in the hall of the Yak-42 airliner. This particular aircraft was tested first before Yak-42 airliners were released. In 1981 there was a world record set on this plane. Samolet gallery features important schemes, photos and different art projects by young...   view more

Walking Tours in Moscow, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Moscow

Create Your Own Walk in Moscow

Creating your own self-guided walk in Moscow is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Moscow Nightlife

Moscow Nightlife

Moscow boasts with a large number of good nightclubs. The city's nightlife scene features designed venues crowded with stylish guests. The Russian capital has some very popular clubs downtown, such as Solyanka, Propaganda, Art Garbage etc. Take this tour to visit the most popular clubs in the center of Moscow.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Most Popular Garden Ring Attractions in Moscow

Most Popular Garden Ring Attractions in Moscow

The Garden Ring is the major circular avenue around downtown of Moscow. Originally, the Garden Ring was built as a defensive fortification for Moscow. Today, the circumference of sixteen kilometers of the avenue is rich in architectural beauties, monuments, museums etc. The tour suggested below will help you get more familiar with Moscow's Garden Ring and its fascinating sights.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Moscow without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Moscow, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.8 km
Museum Walk in the Center of Moscow

Museum Walk in the Center of Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia and the cultural center of the country. The city boasts a large number of museums which reveal Russia's culture and development. Take this hour tour to visit Moscow's most representative museums in the center of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Popular Sights of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow

Popular Sights of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow

Also known as VDNKh, the All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow is a large complex that occupies a territory of 3 square kilometers and has 400 buildings. The complex provides commercial space for major exhibits, and houses Russia's most important monuments, such as Worker and Kolkhoz Woman, the Friendship of Nations fountain, monument to the Conquerors of Space etc. Don't miss the chance to visit some of the most popular sights at VDNKh. There is a list of attractions suggested below.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
A Walking Tour in Kitai-Gorod, Moscow

A Walking Tour in Kitai-Gorod, Moscow

Kitai-Gorod means China town in the Russian language. This is one of the oldest historical sites in the center of Moscow. In the past, Kitai-Gorod's territory was occupied by traders and craftsmen. Today the famous district is a preserved zone, due Gostiny Dvor, Moscow's first Print Yard, and other meaningful attractions that are presented in the guide below.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km

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