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Konstantin Tsiolkovsky's State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics


Phone: (4842) 226-033

Address: 248650, Kaluga region, 2, Koroleva str., Kaluga

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Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M628 - official web page
    The State Museum of the history of cosmonautics named by K.E. Tsiolkovsky - W1184, official web site www.gmik.ru

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Description:
    The Museum was opened in Kaluga, the city where Konstantin Tsiolkovsky ("father of cosmonautics") worked and lived more than 40 years.

    Museum was opend in October 3, 1967, and became the first Space History museum in the world. It consists of two main halls with exposition about the Origing and developing of idea of space flignts; Tsiolkovsky's creation works in cosmonautics; History of Rocketry & Space Exploration.

    The Museum has also exhibition Hall, planetarium; memorial House-museum of Tsiolkovsky's Flat-museum in Borovsk town; three scientific departments. Museum annualy (since 1966) has organized in Kaluga scientific conference - "Tsiolkovsky's Readings", devoted to the different aspects of space exploration & research.

    The Museum has an experience of designing and exposing exhibitions in Russia abroad. Many years it's coordinating the activity of similar museums in our country and has different cooperaions with foreign museums and organisations of space explo



Museum's services:
   museum shop

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


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Administrative phone:
    (4842) 574-333, Fax: (4842) 574-333



Foundation and opening day:
    opened: 03.10.1967

Organisation status:
   Federal

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

Classification:
    Science and technics,Memorial


Squares:
    permament show rooms 3950м2
    museum's store 232м2
    museum's parks 0,7га

Employee number:
    127 (curators: 43)

Specific departments:
    archive, science library

Collections volume:
    53409, rare collection's items: 31074



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