Duration: 5-6 hours
Season: All year round
Tour type: Museum tour, Military tour
Tour price: from 2,500 rub per person
HURRY UP REDUCED PRICE!
WE ARE LOOKING FOR TOURISTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THE GROUP TOUR ON July 21 and August 18. JOINING OTHER TOURISTS YOU REDUCE THE TOUR COST. LET US KNOW IF YOU WANT TO JOIN WITH OTHER TRAVELERS ON YOUR DATE.
On August 18, 2019 tourists will be allowed to enter the cockpit of some aircraft and helicopters!
The Central Air Force Museum at Monino is the largest aviation museum in Russia and a “must see” for all aviation enthusiasts.
Located 38 km (24 mi) from Moscow, it houses the greatest collection of air-related items. The exhibits are located in the open air, in 3 hangars and 3 exhibition halls. The whole exhibition complex covers over 20 ha. The museum was opened in 1960 at the original airfield location. Today, the former airfield structures serve as the museum facilities.
Apart from war machines, cargo, sport, and civilian planes and helicopters, the museum features collections of missiles, bombs, fuses and ammunition, navigation instruments, pieces of radio and communication equipment, personal things of pilots, etc. Many of the aircraft were produced in limited numbers and can only be found in the Monino Aviation Museum. Besides, the museum houses the most complete collection of Soviet and Russian aviation history.
The exhibits occupy several sites:
1. Origins of aviation (halls 1-3).
2. WWII aircraft (hangars 6A and 6B).
6A: Po-2, Pe-2, Tu-2, DB-3, SB, IL-10
6B: Su-2, SB 2M-100, DB-3B, Pe-2, Tu-2, North American B-25 Mitchell, Li-2D, Douglas A-20 Havoc. Now it is under reconstruction and available on special events only.
Please contact us to find out the accurate dates!
3. Unique flying vehicles (hangar 8). Discoplan glider, rocket glider, and other gliders. Ilya Muromets plane, Mig-9, Bi-1, An-22, etc.
4. Post-war aviation (open-air exposition). Supersonic jet aircraft Tu-144 and Sukhoi T-4, the largest helicopter ever built Mil V-12, famous Mig-29, etc.
Most of the Monino’s exhibits are located outdoors, that means there will no annoying roof or walls of a hangar on the background of your pictures!
A perfect guide for the Monino museum is a pilot of Russian Mig-29 fighter. In addition to the planned facts and statistics, he will bring his own knowledge, experience and personal stories to the tour.
Price of the Monino Aviation Museum tour:
1 PAX –
18100 14900 rub
2 PAX –
9000 7800 rub per person
3 PAX –
7900 6700 rub per person
4 PAX –
6800 5400 rub per person
5 PAX –
5600 4500 rub per person
6-8 PAX –
5400 4300 rub per person
9-12 PAX –
4300 3300 rub per person
13-15 PAX –
3600 2800 rub per person
Over 15 PAX –
3000 2500 rub per person
Tour by a Mig-29 pilot: 4,000 rub.
The price includes:
– Hotel pick up/drop off service
– Transfer to the Monino Aviation Museum tour (round trip)
– Admission ticket
– English-speaking guide
The price does not include:
– Food and drinks
It is possible to explore the exposition independently without an english-speaking guide. In the case, the tour price will be less.
1. Most of the exhibits are outdoors and in unheated hangars. Consider weather conditions for your comfort.
2. Consider opening hours of the Monino Aviation Museum:
Daily except Monday, Tuesday and last Thursday of each month
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 9:00 – 19:00
Pictures by http://monino.ru
The schedule of military tours in June – August 2019:
1. Ride on a replica of the German JagdPanther tank destroyer (from 11,500 rub per person).
(Moscow): June 22, 23, 29, 30
July 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
2. Ride on the T-34 tank and blank shooting (from 15,000 rub per person).
(Moscow) : June 22 at 12:00
July 6, 13 at 12:00
3. Ride on a replica of the newest Russian tank T-14 ARMATA (from 20,500 rub per person). The tour is also includes a visit to the museum of military vehicles, 10 blank shots of AK-47, assembling/disassembling of AK-47, and military lunch.
(Moscow): June 23 at 11:30 and 14:30
July 7, 21 at 11:30 and 14:30
4. Monino Aviation Museum tour (from 2,500 rub).
(Moscow): July 21, August 18 (with access inside some aircraft)
6. Patriot Park tour ( from 4,300 rub).
(Moscow):June 29, July 27, August 24
7. Ride on te BMP-1 and BTR-80 (23,000 rub and 17,000 rub).
(Moscow): June 30 at 11:00:
8. Ride on BRDM (6,500 rub per person).
(Saint Petersburg): June 22, July 13, August 18
9. Ride on KV-2/SU-100 (8,000 rub per person).
Other Military tours:
Book the AK-47 Shooting tour and take a unique chance to shoot legendary AK-47 in the Russian premier shooting gallery located in the very heart of Moscow.
Experience an unforgettable adventure, a tank driving tour. Take a ride in a T-62, T-80, an Armoured personnel carrier, an Infantry fighting vehicle, or a Combat Reconnaissance Patrol Vehicle.
We are happy to offer you a unique historical tour “Battle of Moscow”. You will be able to ride an authentic T-34-76 tank, shoot 4 types of historical weapons and have a great chance to try on a uniform of the Soviet army.
FireTag: AKM Blank Firing and LaserTag. Only in Russia! Noise, Flash and Shell ejection! Experience a whole new level of military tactical gaming based on the MILES simulation technology.
During the Patriot Park and Kubinka tank museum tour, you will be walking among the numerous military vehicles in the company of our knowledgeable guide, who will reveal the hidden history of Park’s exhibits.
The cheapest, but still impressive tank ride in Moscow. Tourists are offered to ride a replica of German Tank Destroyer Jagdpanther of 1943. A 8-km route passes through the rough terrain. The exciting journey takes 25-35 minutes.
We found the way how to ride a modern Russian tank without breaking any bans. We offer you to ride a replica of the most modern Russian tank T-14 ARMATA.
3-17 August 2019, teams from 23 countries are taking part in the Tank biathlon. The teams will show their skills in driving, shooting and overcoming insidious obstacles.
Tour to the International Military-Technical Forum «ARMY-2019». Over 300 pieces of military equipment! Military show and aerobatic performances. June 28-30, 2019.
Here comes the absolutely most awesome experience you can try in Russia. Piloting, formation flight, aerobatic maneuvers, authentic military airfield… Become a part of the Russian aerobatic team “Russ” and fly L-39 Albatros.
Always dreamed of being a pilot of a fighter jet? Or just curious about what is like to be in the pilot’s seat and control a 20-ton flying vehicle? We offer you to make your dream come true with a 30 minute SU-27 fighter jet flight simulator.
Novosibirsk tank tour will take you through the time and will remain an everlasting memory of your exciting journey to the heart of Siberia.
On the Saint Petersburg Military tour, you will be able to ride and drive armoured vehicles, learn about WWII and Russian army, practice disassembly and assembly of the legendary AK-47, shoot firearms and visit historical bunkers.
Irkutsk tank tour is an awesome and unforgettable experience in the Baikal region. Though this area was not a place of severe battles of World War II, several powerful tanks have been recreated there. We’ve yet to see anyone walk away without the biggest smile!