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Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino

Muzeinaya St., 1 | VVA Imeni Gagarina, Monino 141170, Russia
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Muzeinaya St., 1 | VVA Imeni Gagarina, Monino 141170, Russia
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Worth a visit to Moscow, even if you don't go anywhere else. An hour ride on a direct suburban train, and you are in an aviation buff paradise. Planes and helicopters you won't see anywhere else - from the iconic Tu-144 to the monster Mi-12....More

Thank ysabinin
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Visited Monino for the 3rd time after visits in 2006 and 2008. What a fabulous improvement. New building, new hangars, loads of aircraft restored or in restoration. Souvenir shop, barbecue food and table under the shade. Congratulations on the whole crew and please keep up...More

Thank alejandroalex2015
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Hidden jem. Not far from Moscow just half hour distance by car there is airfield with museum. Outstanding collection of planes from Soviet time. You can see bombers, space crafts, jets and helicopters which you never ve seen in real life. Impressive. Limited daytime workmode....More

1  Thank Yury S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Fantastic museum for anyone interested in Aviation and aviation history, hundreds of aircraft and the chance to get up-close and personal. Lots of rare experimental aircraft and cool soviet planes from the 20's through to the present day. Difficult to find from the railway station...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Central Air Museum, or CMAF as it's also known, is located about 25 miles east of the Yaroslavsky Railway Station in Moscow. It is approximately 1 mile south of the train station in Monino. There are infrequent signs to the museum if you walk....More

1  Thank HuskerAV8R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very interesting museum! Specially the prototypes. From wooden bombers, vtols, mach3 bombers, ekranoplane, tu144 etc. - go there with the suburban trains from yaroslavski station in Moscow. Try to choose the "reks" trains as they are more comfortable. Remember to keep the ticket all through...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were a party of four that booked a tour with Angel Tours Moscow and we could not be more happy! We had Alexander as a guide and he was extremely knowledgeable about air crafts and the history behind them. Alexander is a fantastic guide...More

Thank Ng F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It's complicated to reach the place, but it's definitely worth the unique experience of avian history. Pieces like a Su-27 T10 prototype, a Tu-144 supersonic jet, a T4 titanic experimental aircraft, Ilya Muromets, MIG 25, MIG 31, a drone from '77, bunch of helicopters Mil...More

Thank kalnp1
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I have wanted to visit The Central Air Force Museum, at Monino Airfield for at least 25 years. The breath of the aircraft collection housed there is amazing. The museum contains the world’s largest collection of Russian military aircraft. If you are an aviation enthusiast...More

Thank GranddaddyDom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Entrance is 150₽. Cash only. There is an ATM in a bank a 5-minutes walk south of the station. From Moscow, trains run every 20-30 minutes from the station Yaroslavki. You can buy tickets in the machines (246₽ return). The journey takes about 80 minutes...More

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1 September 2016|
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Response from LUCA_C_1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yhe museum is open to all visitors, no problem. The cost is ridicolous, a few hundred rubles. Some signs are in Russian, but most are in English, so you don't really need a guide, but if you can at least read the cyrillic... More
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The museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays
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Response from Laurent H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can pre-arrange a tour as already mentioned, but just show up pay your entrance fee (only a few rubel) and get going. I visited the museum in april of this year (in terrible weather) without any guide or whatsoever... More