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M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex

Borodina St., 19, Izhevsk 426057, Russia
+7 341 251-34-52
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Excellent museum and you get to fire a gun !

spent a wonderful few hours here, we had a guide who spoke English and was very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
L8RMT
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Rather small

We expected this museum be bigger. You can easily view it all in 30 minutes. There is a gift shop... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
stanbuff
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Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Borodina St., 19, Izhevsk 426057, Russia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

spent a wonderful few hours here, we had a guide who spoke English and was very knowledgeable and informative, We then paid the extra to fire a couple of the guns/rifles and truly wonderful day out was had by us all, Would recommend if you...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We expected this museum be bigger. You can easily view it all in 30 minutes. There is a gift shop in the basement.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

this museum is dedicated to the Mikhail Kalashnikov,the invener of the ak 47,it a great place to visit,izvesk is where they made the rifle.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Great modern museum that tells and shows the story of the great man and weapons he and his colleagues made. 100% must see when you are in Izhevsk. If you want to shoot from real or pneumatic weapon you can do it for extra charge...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

with both you can fire real weapons, but without driver license you can just fire air guns, which was fun too and cheap, like 10rb for each bullet also is highly recommended to bring a russian speaking person with u, its very difficult to understand...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Well let me start off with me having poor Russian speaking skills (more like none). I found it easy to figure out, but I ran into an issue with the staff. I was trying to taking pictures (so I can remember my visit, and since...More

1  Thank Grant A
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

A must see Museum if you reached this lovely city go shoot and see the history of Kalashnikov ......

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

It is a one-theme museum and it is all about guns. It presents dozens of models and tells the story of Kalashnikov production in Izhevsk. Although there are many artefacts presented, the museum generally fails to contextualise the history of the Kalashnikov gun from the...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

The museum is very well laid out and follows Kalashnikov's life in a time line, the main information boards are in English so easy to understand the Kalashnikov story. The gift shop items are very reasonably priced. The bonus is the underground firing range where...More

1  Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

If you are into arms and you are in the region ( I was actually in Perm) you must visit the museum and have a go with such a piece of history. The shooting gallery is well equipped with screens telling you where you are...More

Thank Edgar S
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