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Vernadsky State Geological Museum of Russian Academy of Sciences

Mokhovaya St., 11/11, Moscow 125009, Russia
+7 495 692-09-43
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Solid museum

Good geological exhibitions with labels in English and many interactive bits and pieces. Building... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Tina Q
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Moscow, Russia
Outstanding samples on display, good labelling in English.

Worth visiting, though a little hard to find as it is on a side street off a side street in central... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
simmosu
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Bude, United Kingdom
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Vernadsky State Geological Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences is the oldest center of geoscience and education in Moscow. The Museum is involved in geological, mining, and ecological researches. Scheduled and special excursions are available. There are lectures, classes, scientific meetings, exhibitions and entertainment in the Museum's program. Gift shop and café are available.
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Oct 31, 2017
“Solid museum”
Oct 1, 2016
“Outstanding samples on display, good labelling in English.”
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Mokhovaya St., 11/11, Moscow 125009, Russia
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Good geological exhibitions with labels in English and many interactive bits and pieces. Building is a bit old but the museum administration is working hard to make it interesting for both adults and kids. Located centrally near Manezh square.

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Worth visiting, though a little hard to find as it is on a side street off a side street in central Moscow. Cheap to get in (300 roubles). The displays are stunning, with good descriptions written in English. The café on site in the basement...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Spent an afternoon visiting the museum which has an outstanding display of geological specimens and minerals, mostly from Russia. The museum has 4 floor of displays and has a coffee shop and gift center where some minerals are for sale. The museum is just 5...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Amazing collection. A fun day out for the whole family. A Great way to learn about our planet and see different minerals, elements, etc. Signs are in Russian only.

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