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Central Armed Forces Museum of Russian Federation

Sovetskoy Armii St., 2 | Metro: Dostoevskaya, Novoslobodskaya, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 681-63-03
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Really Interesting but you need a guide..no English

The museum has great displays of military memorabilia and outside a large display of aircraft... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hitravelor
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Tampa, Florida
Fascinating!

A great display of military memorabilia - uniforms, posters, weapons, armor, etc. I'm a female and... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Piper87123
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Racine, Wisconsin
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Sovetskoy Armii St., 2 | Metro: Dostoevskaya, Novoslobodskaya, Moscow, Russia
Maryina Roshcha (Jewish Quarter)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has great displays of military memorabilia and outside a large display of aircraft, tanks, missiles, etc. But as others state no English translations, so you really need a guide to make the most of your visit. We went there on a tour, therefore...More

Thank hitravelor
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A great display of military memorabilia - uniforms, posters, weapons, armor, etc. I'm a female and not much interested in war stuff but I found this fascinating. Only problem is that all descriptions are in Russian so you might not realize what you're looking at....More

Thank Piper87123
Reviewed 19 April 2017

a really interesting display of things and war and military memorabilia including loads of vehicles and aircraft outside and at 500r its a bargain to see all of that stuff but with not a single word in English you have no idea what is was...More

Thank Louise e
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This museum is crammed with military equipment and artifacts inside & out. There is unfortunately no information in English apart from a 1 page handout giving you the titles of the various rooms inside the museum, hence 4 stars and not 5. There are loads...More

2  Thank Roadoftentravelled
Reviewed 13 March 2017

this museum covers the Soviet Unions military History throughout the years. There are many displays with uniforms and weapons. Outside is a brilliant collection of tanks, vehicles, jets, rockets, and boats. this has to be seen to be believed. Anyone with a passing interest in...More

Thank steveowen2015
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A fascinating exhibition of Russian and Soviet military history. Of course, an extensive display on the 'Great Patriotic War' (as Russians refer to WW2). Best if you can take a Russian friend with you to translate, as pretty much all explanations are written in Russian.

Thank Uwe32
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We took two Metro trains from Red Square to the Central Armed Forces Museum on a rainy cold day. None of us could believe the amazing things they have in this one building. Unlike most museums while this place is quiet and seems far away,...More

1  Thank Jeepguy16
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Its one of the most awesome places in Moscow and I was not expecting that it is so huge and they have such large collection of weapons, news, clippings etc that I spent 4 hours at the museum. I clicked over 800 images in the...More

4  Thank invincible_13
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Our guided tour took us through this huge museum selecting various highlights within our two hours there - which we found ideal. It was interesting to see how objective this seems to be too - very different to my last visit to Russian in Cold...More

1  Thank skyjockey99
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Would definitelly recommnend it, full of history, two floors with armory and weapons, great place to spend your midday, because it is open until 5:30pm. Quite cheap as well.

Thank Fizikohemicar
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Maryina Roshcha (Jewish Quarter)
It’s impossible to visit the Jewish Quarter and not go
to the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center – all roads
lead here. After visiting the most innovative museum
in Russia, cross the street to taste some delicious
kosher food. When you’ve tried the best hummus in
Moscow, explore early Soviet architecture by going to
the Theater of the Russian army and take a rest in
Ekaterininsky Park where boats and ducks keep everyone
...More
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