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The area is still a bit under developed, but it has that very "authentic" feel because of it - it's not touristy or glitzy at all. Sadly much of the display is outdoors, and will invariably deteriorate, but with a bit of luck you an...More
We visited this museum whilst on a 'Penguin travel' tour of Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus which meant transport was included and sorted for us. The museum is very remote but so worth visiting. It was incredible to go inside the underground underground control unit for...More
Seriously, where in the world can you find a previously functioning nuclear missile launch base, that has since been converting to a museum open to the public?
Starting with the less convenient portion first:
- The site is located in the middle of nowhere, and...More
We visited this museum during a transfer from Odessa to Kiev - it is about half way between the two cities. Our tour company had arranged an English speaking guide for us in advance and we were taken on a fascinating tour for about an...More
even if you're only slightly interested in history/military/politics you'll enjoy this place. There is so much here that you could spend hours. Most of the details are written in Ukrainian but an English guide will point out the majority in a couple hours, including trip...More
This is my first visit to a missile base. It is interesting but you have to go underground 12 floors through a manually operated tiny lift and narrow passages. So be prepared and wear tight fitting clothes.
If you're not fluent in Russian, get a guide. Museum has great layout/exhibits, but very little info in English, though some of the maps and diagrams speak for themselves -- nuclear missiles were serious business, security was paramount, and this was one of dozens of...More
This museum is an actual underground missile launch command center and silo. Abover ground you get an explanation of the command structure of the rocket firces and the command and control mechanisms and safeguards for a launch. Outside there are various pieces of transportation and...More
This has been an unforgettable experience and a pearl of our trip around Ukraine. My boyfriend and I had a 3-hour private tour with one of the workers of the museum who seemed to know literally everything about it, as well as about the Cold...More