Museum of Cold War
Museum of Cold War is a unique museum dedicated to important period in human history named Cold War. Museum transfers you to 50th when relationship between USA and Soviet Union became critical and world lived in expectation of atomic war. Museum represents a nuclear bunker which was built in 1951 by the order of Stalin. Bunker was built with the same techniques like a metro and actually bunker has a common tunnels with Moscow subway. Amazing fact that this really huge atomic bunker lays under center of Moscow city under Taganskaya square. In 60th bunker was ready to use. The bunker had been equipped by system of clearing of air, and also there were fuel, water and food. But when in 70th world pressure became less, the bunker had lost the urgency and in 90th was absolutely abandoned. Object revival had begun in 2006 with idea of creation a unique museum.
Nowadays this museum represents a spectacular example of modern and unusual museum. If you want to feel yourself in mysterious and scary time this museum is for you! Underground bunker with his dark and massive architecture, twisted corridors, numerous halls will impress everybody. Infrastructure of museum are cinema-hall, copy of central command point, halls of expositions, entertainment zone, cafe and also engineer systems.
Exposition of museum includes old radio-stations, chemical attack suite, oxygen masks and other radiation protection things. Before the unforgettable excursion every tourist gets red-pass of Soviet Ministry of Defense with his own name and with photo of unknown in oxygen mask.
You can join one of the excursions, or order an individual tour for your group (up to 5 people). You can also go on an extreme excursion with up to 15 friends! Here are the prices.
There are two main excursions in Museum of Cold War. First named “Top Secret” it is basic tour. This tour gives you main information about history of bunker and about his role in Cold War, also you see a movie full of interesting facts. And the unforgettable moment of this excursion is imitation of nuclear explosion.
“Extreme” is name of second tour. This tour needs physical preparation because you'll visit not only exposition and watch movie you also will have a unique chance to explore gloomy engineering constructions.
The museum is opened daily from 10:00 till 19:00 without days off.
Tour takes approximately 1 hour 30 min.
- Entrance tickets;
- Guide-interpreter (English, Spanish, French and German);
- Museum guide;
- Tour in the museum.
All prices are by request
N.B. - We can arrange transportation to museum, if needed.