Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages ages 10 and up, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the children and teens interested and engaged.
Address: 111, Prospekt Mira, Moscow, 129515, Russia
Phone: +7 (495) 283-7914
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mondays and the last Friday of each month: Closed
Website: Museum of Cosmonautics
Getting There: VDNKh Metro station
Admission: 100 RUB
Also known as theMemorial Museum of Astronautics, this destination is dedicated to space exploration. The museum is located inside the amazingMonument to the Conquerors of Space. Here you will see models of satellites, original space suits, photos of famous cosmonauts, and get to explore the interior part of theMir space station. The bodies of the first dogs in space are on display, as well as an excellent exhibit explaining how astronauts lived in space. This museum is fun for children and adults alike.
Address: Ulitsa Kosygina 18, Moscow, Russia
Website: Sparrow Hills Moscow
Getting There: Metro station Vorobyovy Gory
This famous Moscow park is located on one of the “Seven hills of Moscow.” At 720 feet, Sparrow Hills is one of the highest points in Moscow. If you don’t feel like walking, there is an elevator that brings you to the top of the hill. The green hill is on the bank of the Moskva River with a large beautiful park. The observation platform provides the best panorama of the city. From the platform you will also see Moscow State University and theLuzhniki Stadium, where the opening and closing of the 1980 Summer Olympics took place.
Address: Moscow, Obraztsova st., 11, building 1А
Phone: +7 495 645-05-50
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday:10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday and Jewish holidays: Closed
Website: Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center
Getting There: tram no.19 from metro Novoslobodskaya
Admission: 200 RUB
Located in northwestern Moscow neighborhood of Marina Roscha, the interactive Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center museum is the largest Jewish museum in the world. The exhibits are divided chronologically, starting with 3761 BCE and ending with present day. The Cinema Theatre is a circular cinema hall where you can watch 4D films about the first days of the world and start of major religions. The interactive Migration Map allows you to see the history of Jewish migration by tapping on the different countries. The Children’s Center at the museum is a fun way for children to learn about cultures and traditions of different countries in different times.