Going down to a depth of 65 meters, you enter the place which used to be one of the most secret military facilities of the USSR: Alternate Command Post “Tagansky” (GO-42). The Bunker-42 was built in the 50s of the last century, at the height of the Cold War. It is the place where an alternate command post of long-range […]Read more
Great Patriotic War 1941-1945
World War II was the largest and most difficult war in the history of mankind. 61 States with a population of 1.7 billion people served in the war. Over 50 million people were killed. The Soviet Union took on the main impact of this war. The defeat of Nazi troops near Moscow, the defense of Leningrad, the heroic battle of Stalingrad, battle of Kursk, the victorious storming of Berlin and many other operations that will be remembered in history. This war became the Great Patriotic War for the Soviet people, people banded together in the face of threats of enslavement and destruction.The price of victory was huge. Nearly 30 million of Soviet people were killed on the battlefield, in camps, in the occupied territories, in the siege of Leningrad. A third of the national wealth was destroyed. 1710 cities, more than 70 thousand villages, a huge number of factories, mines and many kilometers of railway tracks were destroyed; the proportion of the male population of the country was declined.
The events of the Great Patriotic War is a tragedy and the pain of loss in each family. The great feat of the Soviet people to defend the honor, freedom and independence of their homeland, redeemed mankind from fascism, will forever remain in the memory of people.
Museum of the Air Force is the only aviation museum in the country, which is home to a number of exiting permanent exhibitions of full-size planes, helicopters, gliders and other aircraft. The exposition of the Museum of the Air Force takes place in the two hangars and six halls with the area of 5500 square metres. The main building of […]Read more
The museum occupies an area of over 12 hectares, in the halls and pavilions there are more than 350 units of armored vehicles from 14 countries. About 60 of the units exist in a single copy, that is why “Kubinka” is, by all rights, considered to be the largest tank museum in the world. In the museum you can see […]Read more
In 1985 Memorial Museum of German anti- fascist was established on the place of the former special operative transit camp #27 for war prisoners. Today it is the only museum in Russia which exhibitions are based on the prisoners of war activity coverage during the World War II. In 1943 the anti- fascist Central School worked on the encampment territory, […]Read more
The Central Armed Forces Museum is one of the world’s largest military historical museums, which was founded in December, 1919. The museum exposition occupies 24 halls and the outdoor area, it encompasses the history of the Armed Forces from its origin until nowadays. There are about 15 thousand exhibits presented in the halls of the museum, revealing the history of […]Read more
Responding to the needs of contemporary culture and society, the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center is a cultural and educational complex where in addition to the permanent exhibition various research, educational and children’s centers and tolerance center are open. The permanent exhibition tells Russian history from the reign of Catherine II to the present times. This period of time is […]Read more