Orlov Paleontological Museum, Moscow

4.5
Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Science Museum
Walk in the shadow of colossal dinosaurs and marvel at examples of the early phases of life on Earth at Orlov Paleontological Museum. The six museum halls house a collection of over 5,000 artifacts that have been carefully gathered for almost a century. You can see everything from fully assembled skeletons of dinosaurs and other ancient creatures to the fossils of almost every type of discovered prehistoric organism. Some understating of Russian an asset when visiting the museum because there aren't a lot of explanations in English, and audio guides are not available. Inside the museum you are allowed to take photos and video recordings. Plan your visit to Orlov Paleontological Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Moscow trip website.
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  • Don’t be scared off by the lack of English - simply download the free audio guide from izi.travel on your smartphone. We loved the museum and highly recommend - you will see more than you’ve ever...  more »
  • Hidden behind trees on the far reaches of Profsoyuznaya, near the MKAD, this low brick building holds both a serious research mission and a classical but surprisingly engaging set of exhibits. Great.....  more »
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  • As an American that visited Russia it might be weird but this was one of the best highlights of a 3-month visit! This place is awesome. Amazing collection.
  • Some great exhibits, very little English signage. They have an audio tour, not sure wjat languages are available. It's an easy walk from the metro station.
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