Is there a bunker under the Kremlin?

Is there a bunker under the Kremlin?

There are important deep-underground command posts in the Moscow area, one located at the Kremlin. Soviet press has noted the presence of an enormous underground leadership bunker adjacent to Moscow State University. These facilities are intended for the national command authority in wartime.

Why was Bunker 42 made?

The “Bunker 42” was constructed in 1955 as command post of Strategic nuclear forces of Soviet Union. The Cold War Museum “Bunker 42” offers excursions of historical nuclear confrontation between two superpowers, a Soviet Union and the United States.

How deep is Bunker 42?

65 meters
This is a unique tour at a depth of 65 meters under the ground. The “Bunker 42 on Taganka” was constructed in 1956 as command post of Strategic nuclear forces of Soviet Union….

Program Duration of the excursion Ticket price
Declassified 1 hour – 1hour 15 min. Adult –1800 Student – 1000

How long has Bunker 42 existed?

Construction began in 1950 and was completed in 1956. Stalin never got a chance to visit it, as he died in 1953. The bunker is composed of four parallel tunnels, only one of which is open to visitors.

Where is the Cold War Museum in Moscow?

A unique exhibition of the Cold War history located about 65 meters underground, Bunker-42 is a military history museum and an entertaining complex founded in the former classified military building of the USSR. Thank you. TripAdvisor has been notified.

What is the purpose of the Cold War Museum?

The Cold War Museum® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to education, preservation, and research on the global, ideological, and political confrontations between East and West from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Where is the Cold War Archive in Germany?

Located in a disused mine near Freiburg im Breisgau, the archive holds microfilms with about 900 million images from German records and museums.

Who is the director of the Cold War Museum?

Saturdays 11am-4pm; Sundays 1pm-4pm and other hours by appointment. Contact Executive Director Jason Hall by email ([email protected]) for an appointment. Why Build a Cold War Museum? BECOME A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE COLD WAR MUSEUM! Volunteers Needed!