From Kyiv: Museum of Cosmonautics and Zhytomyr Day Trip
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 7 hours
Immerse yourself in the secrets of the universe and space travel on this private day trip from Kiev. After getting picked up from your hotel, begin the 2-hour journey to Zhytomyr. Upon arrival at the museum, explore the main exhibitions with an expert guide and learn all about the beginnings of astronautics and the science that has made space travel possible. Inside the museum, see original artifacts such as soviet astronaut landing capsules, their space food, suites, and photos. You will also learn about the life and times of Sergiy Korolyov, the inventor of the engine and rocket that took Gagarin into space. Later, spend some time in Zhytomyr and visit Gagarin Park. On the way back to Kiev, stop at the Korostyshiv Mines – a picturesque granite quarry filled with water. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at your hotel in Kiev.
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