Moscow Planetarium

Moskovsky planetary

1929. This Russia’s oldest planetarium is one of the largest in the world. In 1950’s, it became world’s first planetarium with the ‘live sky’ effect (celestial bodies moving to a special accompaniment). The planetarium was closed 1994 through 2011. At present, besides the two observatories for observing space objects it includes museums and even a 4D movie theater.

Address: Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya St., 5, building 1 (ulitsa Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya, 5, stroenie 1)
Opening hours: Planetarium - Mon, Wed-Sun 10 am – 9 pm, closed on Tue. Observatory - Mon, Wed-Sun 10 am – 9 pm, closed on Tue. Excursions are held every hour, the last one starts at 6 pm. There are several fulldome films in Rus/Eng. 1 hour before the full-dome show in the Large Star Hall you can visit the Urania Museum. From May to September you can visit the Sky Park after the show. You can address the official website for further details.
How to reach: Barrikadnaya metro station
Coordinates: 55.761186, 37.583546