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Polytechnical Museum

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This Museum Has Moved!

This museum is CLOSED at this location! But, some of the exhibits have moved to the V.D.N.Ha... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Los Angeles, California
Waste of time and money!

Our visiting guests said we had to go as it was on Lonely Planets must see list. According to the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2012
Norfolk, Virginia
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  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
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  • Terrible8%
28 Jun 2017
“This Museum Has Moved!”
27 Apr 2013
“Closed until 2015 (at least)”
Now the museum building, built almost half a century ago in the New Square in Moscow, is closed for renovation until 2018. Polytechnic Museum, Moscow, is one of the oldest science museums in the world that emphasizes the progress of Russian and...more
Novaya Sq., 3/4, Moscow 101000, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
+7 495 625-06-14
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This museum is CLOSED at this location! But, some of the exhibits have moved to the V.D.N.Ha exhibition complex, number 26 near the rocket outdoor aeronautics displays. English and Russian are available on the displays at most of the exhibits. I found this to be...More

2  Thank SandyLiketheBeach61
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Don't waste your time going there - it's shut for refurbishment. If you DO go, find it closed, and decide to visit the Moscow History Museum instead, just across the road, it's closed too - permanently! Moscow is nowadays very friendly and well worth the...More

4  Thank AnotherGrumpyOldSod
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Our visiting guests said we had to go as it was on Lonely Planets must see list. According to the blurb it was supposed to be fun for kids and interactive. Instead it was room after room that showed the history of technology and if...More

10  Thank redrandi
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I went there to see a New Year show with my kids. Besides the fact that the show itself was terrible and the tickets cost almost 30 dollars EACH, the Christmas gifts that cost 10 dollars contained 4 (four) tiny candies, one cracker and a...More

10  Thank super p
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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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