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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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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 August 28, 2017
stanbuff
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Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia
home of the ak 47

this museum is dedicated to the Mikhail Kalashnikov,the invener of the ak 47,it a great place to... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
mcfc2017
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Borodina St., 19, Izhevsk 426057, Russia
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Reviewed August 28, 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 August 23, 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 July 25, 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 November 16, 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 November 14, 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 October 1, 2016

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

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Reviewed May 30, 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

Thank Nadir K
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Reviewed April 13, 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 December 25, 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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Reviewed September 17, 2015

This tool is a piece of world history, with with almost every battle, every liberation war, has been fight since the end of world war 2. Mr Kalashnikov arms has been in every single country of this planet and on some flag too, as the...More

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