Amazing Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics

The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics is located in Moscow, Russia and is dedicated to USSR space exploration and achievements. The museum is located within the base of the soaring Monument to the Conquerors of Space in the north-east of Moscow. It contains a lot of space-related models and exhibits with variety of Soviet and Russian items which were used in history of flight; astronomy; space exploration; space technology; and space in the arts. You can see over 85,000 different items!  via(source)


Due to various items inside the museum collection according by Russian tourist board, it is no wonder the museum receives approximately 300,000 visitors yearly, wow a lot of people!


Periodically looking the space monument’s tower was erected in 1964, while the Cosmonautics museum was built seventeen years later.


On the 20th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin it was opened to commemorate the first human to orbit the Earth in space.


So the museum focus is mostly on the Soviet space program with major themes like Sputnik, Sergey Korolyov, Gagarin and Soyuz.

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