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The most interesting museums in Moscow (Part 1)

July 13 2007

The Museum of ... what appears before your eyes, what associations with this word? The place where dust is full of obscure things, each of whom guarded the local feel of this relic: try not to delight - deserve at least down appraising glance. Or those endless trips to the school under the leadership of Mary Kirillovna in which the most interesting was a direct trip to the metro and the calculations on which candy bar to spend the money allocated by the parents on the occasion kultekspeditsii. Thank God, over the years we have become smarter ... And maybe more boring and starts to walk to such places with great passion. But there are museums in Moscow, where you can go to artificially cultivate a desire to visit them. They are really interesting. So, here are our top 5:

Chess Museum

The Museum of chess you can see everything connected with this game - cups and other trophies won by Grandmaster Russia, paintings, drawings, cartoons, engravings and lithographs in a chess theme, sculptural portraits of great men who gave leisure Chess, photos of champions. Numerous chess set, made in the XVIII-XX centuries, artists from different countries of ivory, porcelain, marble, pearl, glass, metal, wood - this, incidentally, the most interesting.

Gogolevski, 14
291 86 27
Tue, Thu 12.00-18.00, Wed, Fri 16.00-21.00

Museum of Soviet slot machines

Here we can recall the game of his childhood or youth to plunge into the atmosphere of their parents. Now in the museum, 37 species of slot machines, and more than 20 of them work. At the entrance you will be given a handful of Soviet pyatnadtsatikopeechnyh coins to be able to play.

7-I Park, 9 / 26
8 916 167 19 25
Wed 19.30-21.30 by appointment by calling

Museum of the Mosfilm

The program is excursion: a visit to one of the film set, then retro museum, where there is a Buick Emperor Pu Yi, the Mercedes Shtirlitsa, "Volga" from "Beware of the Car," "Three Poplars at Plyushchikha" and "Brilliant hands", as well as double Bike of the "Elusive Avengers". This is followed by visits to the studio to create the wigs, mustaches and beards, inspection camera equipment and a walk through scenery "Old Moscow" for the movie "The Rider Named Death" and "Galirad" for the "Wolfhound".

Mosfilmovskaya, 1
143 95 99
Mon-Fri by appointment by calling

Museum of the History of vodka

Pretty girl guide will tell you about vodka is that you could not imagine. After this lecture will be easy to distinguish from shkalik merzavchika, find out where does the expression "grasping at three" and why offering a drink, tapping his fingers on his neck. There is a tasting room.

Izmailovskoe sh. 73zh
166 69 58
Mon-Sun 11.00-21.00

The Museum of Animation

The tour lasts half an hour. First tour of an exhibition, assembled from private collections and foundations studio Soyuzmultfilm ": in keeping the museum transferred dolls, backgrounds, layouts, scenery, and more. Then runs a tea party with Crocodile Gena and Cheburashka with photo. In the end you will find viewing multinovinok. An ideal place for a hike with your child, but you can go have some fun for adults.

Ave. Vernadsky, 5
940 69 60, 8910438 8 April
by appointment by calling

Atash Savchenko


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