Strategic Missile Forces Museum Private Tour

Tour to the Strategic Missile Forces Museum – the only museum in the world, established on the basis of a real strategic missile forces base. Secret object until 1999.

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After the collapse of the USSR, Ukraine inherited 176 intercontinental ballistic missiles. Almost half of them were located on a secret base near the city of Pervomaisk. Each of these missiles could reach the USA and carried a nuclear charge, which was ten times greater than the bombs that had destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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Until the end of the 1990s, it was impossible to get to the base territory guarded by radiolocation detection system, 3,000 volts of electricity, a minefield and soldiers with machine guns.

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Since 2001, things changed greatly as the missile forces base has become a unique museum. Now you can visit it by ordering our tour from Kyiv.

per adult from

$268

AUD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • transfer
    • local guide
    • excursion to military base
    • entrance fee
    • hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Strategic Missile Forces Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Tank driving
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Strategic Missile Forces Museum, Pobuz'ke Ukraine

    STRATEGIC MISSILE FORCES MUSEUM PRIVATE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

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    A REAL MISSILE FORCES BASE
    - A silo-based missile launcher – the only one left in Ukraine;
    - 40 meters deep underground unified command post (UCP). It’s defensive constructions are able to withstand a direct hit by a nuclear warhead;
    - 3 meters deep underground passages connecting the base units.

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    BALLISTIC MISSILES AND THEIR COMPONENTS
    - SS-18 “Satan”. Weight 211 tons, length 34 meters, operating range 15,000 km.;
    - SS-4 «Sandal» (Р-12) – operating range up to 2,000 km. The deployment of these missiles in Cuba in 1962 provoked the Caribbean crisis.
    - Various combat missile parts and components.

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    "RED" BUTTON AND UCP

    Visit the very heart of the strategic missile forces base – its command post, and you will see where the whole nuclear arsenal was commanded from. Former base officers, who now conduct excursions there, will show you the “red” button – the missile launcher console (in fact, it was necessary to simultaneously press two buttons and turn the keys to end the civilisation as we know it).

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    REAL TANK RIDING (Optional)

    Once this tank guarded a secret missile base, and today you have a unique opportunity to ride it.

    At a military training ground next to the Strategic Missile Forces Museum, you can have a ride in the T-62 tank cockpit and feel the mighty power of the 700 hp engine.

    Duration: 6 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    any place on request
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Wonders & Holidays

Activity ID: V-64931P15

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