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Meet the Satan Day! Nuclear Missiles site and Sofiyivka Park in Uman from Kyiv provided by Capital Tours and Transfers Kiev

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Meet the Satan Day! Nuclear Missiles site and Sofiyivka Park in Uman from Kyiv

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Fully preserved since the Cold War top secret starting position of intercontinental ballistic missiles. The exposition reminds us of the danger that still threatens the world again today (say hello to our northern brother). On the site you’ll see the samples of rocket engines, rocket cars, missile refuelers, mock nuclear warhead, as well as missiles R-12 and RS-20 (SS-18 "Satan"). Ukraine has had about 180 SS-18 family missiles, exactly 176 Soviet ICBMs . A fact is that the tours are carried out by officers who served on this base. You can also go through underground passages stretching for more than 150 meters long and then get down to the underground command post at the – 40 meter point, where there was a "nuclear button", so you’ll have an opportunity to sit at the control panel on the first office chair and by pressing a combination of keys you may perform the "start" of nuclear missiles. That is what makes this area more than just a museum.
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    Strategic Missile Forces Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Sofiyivka Park
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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Important Information
7–9 hours
  • Private transportation
  • Pick up, drop off
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Strategic Missile Forces Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Sofiyivka Park
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Oscar_Garcia_Dils wrote a review Jan 2020
Seville, Spain10 contributions1 helpful vote
Punctual, informed and friendly guide. Very interesting and unique place. You will discovery a very important part of the recent history of the former USSR with in a real missile nuclear base.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Aaron wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. The tour of the facility shows just how scary the Cold War was and brings to life the nuclear threat we all faced. This is definitely the best tour I’ve been on in Kiev.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Justin wrote a review Jul 2019
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I visited the Strategic Forces Museum with an organized tour by the travel agency Capital tours Kiev. It was a disturbing and unforgettable experience. The museum is located a few hours from Kiev. I highly recommend that non-locals or those with weak language skills hire a guide
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from MariaCapitaltours, Manager at Meet the Satan Day! Nuclear Missiles site and Sofiyivka Park in Uman from Kyiv
Responded 27 Jul 2019
Hi Justin! Thanks for the feedback, you are absolutely right that this tour is informative and the museum is very worth a visit. We are looking forward to you at our other tours!
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Taryana wrote a review Jul 2019
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Very interesting experience, husband and son are delighted. Of course, the most memorable impression when we went down to the command post, this will not be seen anywhere else. My husband and son took seats at the consoles, and with the help of a guide, we simulated a rocket
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Date of experience: June 2019
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