SCIENCE&NATURE

MUSEUMS IN MOSCOW

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  1. The Polytechnic Museum (Политехнический музей) Address: VDNKh, pavilion 26. Opening hrs: T-S – 10-20. Closed on Monday and on last Wednesday every month. Ticket office closes 30 min before closing time. Tickets: 300 RUB. Guided tours (English) are to pre-booked +74957806027 Website: https://polymus.ru/eng/
  2. Experimentanium (Экспериментаниум) Address: Leningradskoe shosse 80/11. Opening hrs: weekdays -9.30-19, weekends – 10-20. Ticket office closes 1 hour before closing time. Tickets: 450-550. Website: http://www.experimentanium.ru/en/ email: enjoy@experimentanium.ru
  3. Gem Museum ‘Samotsvety’ (Музей «Самоцветы») On display: gems and minerals. Address: Narodnogo Opolcheniya Ul. 29 kor.1. Opening hrs: T,W,Thu,F,Sat – 11-17. Closed on Monday and Sunday. Ticket office closes 30 min before closing time. +74991924019 Website: http://gemmuseum.ru/?lang=eng
  4. Timiryazev Biological Museum (Государственный биологический музей им. К.А. Тимирязева) Address: Malaya Gruzinskaya Ul. 15. Opening hrs: T,W,F,Sat,S – 11-18, Thu – 12-21. Closed on Monday and on last Tuesday every month. Ticket office closes 1 hour before closing time. Tickets: 200 RUB. Photos: 50 RUB. Free admission on 3rd Sunday every month.
  5. Moscow Planetarium (Большой планетарий Москвы) Address: Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Ul. 5 str.1. Opening hrs: 10-21. Closed on Tuesday. Tickets: 100-700 RUB. Website: http://www.planetarium-moscow.ru/en/
  6. Vernadsky Geological Museum (Государственный геологический музей им. В.И. Вернадского) The exhibition is devoted to our planet, geology of Russia and Moscow region. There is also a reconstruction of a coal mine as it was 100 years ago. Address: Mokhovaya Ul. 11 str.11. Opening hrs: T-F – 11-19, Sat,S – 12-19. Closed on Monday. Ticket office closes 1 hour before closing time. Tickets: 250 RUB, 300 RUB for coal mine. Photos: 150 RUB. Guided tour in English and French 4000 RUB for a group of up to 15 people. +74956920943.
  7. Zoological Museum of the Moscow University (Зоологический музей МГУ) Address: Bolshaya Nikitskaya St., 6. Opening hrs: T-S – 10-18. Closed on Monday and on last Tuesday every month. Tickets: 200 RUB. Ticket office closes 1 hour before closing time. Guided tours to be booked here +74956293948 (10-15 on weekdays). Website: http://zmmu.msu.ru/en (opening hrs are incorrect in English version)
  8. Ore-Petrographic Museum (Рудно-Петрографический музей). On display: stones and minerals. Address: Staromonetny pereulok 35. Opening hrs: M-F 11-17. Email: dok@igem.ru
  9. Fersman Mineralogical Museum (Минералогический музей им. А. Е. Ферсмана) On display: minerals. Address: Leninsky prospect 18 kor.2. Opening hrs: W-S – 11-17. Closed on Monday, Tuesday. Ticket office closes 30 min before closing time. Tickets: 250 RUB, 500 RUB family ticket (2 adults+ up to 3 children). Free entrance on first and last Wednesday every month. Guided tours in English and German for a group of up to 15 – 4000 RUB if booked beforehand and 5200 RUB if booked on the spot. You can book guided tours on W,Thu,F here: mineral@fmm.ru and +74959543753.
  10. Petr Kapitsa Museum (Музей-кабинет Петра Леонидовича Капицы) Petr Kapitsa was an outstanding Soviet physicist and Nobel laureate. Address: Kosygina Ul. 2. Visits are possible only if arranged beforehand museum@kapitza.ras.ru and +74991373230.
  11. Ershov Geological Museum (Геологический музей  им. В.В. Ершова) On display: stones, minerals and ore. Address: Leninsky prospect 6. Opening hrs: T – 12-14, Thu – 13-15. Visits beyond official opening times to be discussed +74992378618.
  12. State Darwin Museum (Государственный Дарвиновский музей) is a natural history museum, stuffed animals and birds are mostly on display. Address: Vavilova Ul. 57/1. Opening hrs: T-S – 10-18. Closed on Monday and last Friday every month. Tickets: 250 RUB, 80 RUB for ISIC folders, guided tours in English 8500 RUB for a group of up to 20. Ticket office closes 30 min before closing time. R. Website: http://www.darwinmuseum.ru/eng/
  13. Mineralogical Museum of the Russian State Geological Prospecting University (Минералогический музей Российского государственного геологоразведочного университета) On display: minerals. The museum is open on weekdays. Address: Miklukho-Maklaya Ul. 23. Your visit to be prearranged by phone +74954336311.
  14. Orlov Paleontological Museum (Палеонтологический музей им. Ю. А. Орлова) On display: skeletons of the extinct animals. Address: Profsoyuznaya Ul. 123. Opening hrs: W-S – 10-18. Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Tickets: 250 RUB, 5000 RUB a guided tour in English for a group of 20-25. Ticket office closes 45 min before closing time. How to find the museum: http://www.paleo.ru/museum/contacts/

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