Архив за месяц: Июнь 2014

29 June Taganka 42 Bunker

A Cold War-era underground bunker is situated in the center of Moscow, 65 meters below the surface. Well-preserved and still functioning now, the Bunker was a top-secret Soviet military facility occupying more than 7000 m2. The installation was classified Top … read more →

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29 June GULAG Museum

This museum tells us about the darkest times in Soviet history. Work (or Labour) Camps were created to break the will and keep under control those whose thoughts differed from the state ideology. However, the fight with free-thinkers was not … read more →

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28 June Russian Felt Shoes Museum

Russian Folk Song Valenki One can touch everything in the museum! Valenki of the Felt Shoes is traditional Russian foot wear whose history can be traces to the 4th century BC. As felt shoes were expensive in old Russia only … read more →

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28 June II World War Museum

  This Museum is devoted to the Second World War, or to be precise to the Great Patriotic War. This terminology is used in the Russian Federation and some other former Soviet republics to refer to the period from 22 … read more →

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27 June Stalin’s Bunker

Stalin’s Bunker in Izmailovo has re-opened. This is a different Bunker from Taganka 42 Secret Facility. We will meet at 17.15 h by the exit from Cherkizovskaya metro station. *The excursion will take place if there is a minimum of 5 people … read more →

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22 June Clandestine Bolshevik Publishing House

This is one of the most unusual museums of Moscow. During the First Russian revolution they produced illegal handouts and a social-democratic newspaper. The museum opened in 1924 and was created by people who used to work there. The museum … read more →

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21 June House at the Embankment

The Museum «House at the embankment» is notorious in Russian history. When we hear this name the time of the Great Terror and repression comes immediately to mind. The story of this house clearly demonstrates the scale of oppressions suffered by the … read more →

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20 June Bolshoi Theatre Back Stage Tour

Why just see a performance at the world famous Bolshoi Theater, when you can explore backstage with a theatre historian? As private, invited guests of the theatre, you will hear about the Tsar’s Box protocol, the premieres and the history. … read more →

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