Moscow Planetarium is one of the biggest in the world also the oldest one in Russia. It was established in 1929, but reopened after reconstruction in 2011. Today Moscow Planetarium is modern and hands-on museum. One of the key missions of Moscow Planetarium is popularization of scientific knowledge. There are two star halls (small and large), two museums (Lunarium and Urania), 4D cinema, Sky Park, Café and gift shop.
Large star hall has 25-metres dome-screen, it’s the biggest dome in Europe. Small star hall has dome-screen, dynamic seats and stereo projection system. Check out page to know what’s on the dome-screens in Moscow Planetarium.
Lunarium is hands-on museum. There are 2 floors, 2 exhibits (“Astronomy and Physics” and “Discovery of space”). There are more than 80 exhibit items that show principles of physics and natural phenomena. Tours with English-speaking guides, individual or group, are available at Lunarium. Email on if you want to book tour at least two weeks prior to your planned tour date.
Urania museum has two halls with different exhibits. There are globes of the Earth, the Moon, Mars and Venus, Solar system model, air stones collection and many more in museum. Tours with English-speaking guides are also available at Urania museum. Email on email@example.com if you want to book tour at least two weeks prior to your planned tour date.
Sky Park is an open-air museum with observatory. Sky Park exhibit is a collection of ancient and modern astronomical equipment. Observatory is open for visitors, observations are carried out in clear weather. Tours with English-speaking guides are available. Email on firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to book tour at least two weeks prior to your planned tour date.
Address: 5 Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya, building 1. The nearest metro station is Krasnopresnenskaya.
Opening hours: daily except Tuesdays, 10am – 9pm.
- 550-600 roubles for Large star hall,
- 200 roubles for Small star hall,
- 450 roubles for Lunarium,
- 250 roubles for observatory in Sky Park,
- 100 roubles for Sky Park,
- 450 roubles for 4D cinema.
Urania museum and Sky Park (except observatory) are free if you have tickets to Large star hall. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.