The Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre and the Slovo Centre for Slavic Writing will offer free guided tours for visitors with impaired mobility and hearing disabilities. Visitors are required to register in advance.
The Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre will hold sightseeing tours for visitors with hearing disabilities at 4:00 p.m. on 17, 19 and 21 November. A story about the key milestones in the history of Soviet and Russian cosmonautics will be accompanied by sign language interpretation. The number of visitors per guided tour may not exceed 20.
Guided tours for visitors with impaired mobility will be held at 4:00 p.m. on 16, 18 and 20 November. The number of visitors is limited to five persons per tour, and every visitor may be escorted by one caretaker. Pre-registration is required for all events.
During a guided tour of the Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre, visitors will get to learn about the history of the Space Pavilion which has become one of the key symbols of VDNH. Tour guides will talk about the history of Soviet and Russian cosmonautics, from the first artificial earth satellite to the latest Russian developments. Excursionists will see a full-size replica of the Soviet Mir space station and much more.
The Slovo Centre for Slavic Writing will hold guided tours for visitors with impaired mobility at 4:00 p.m. on 16 and 20 November. The number of visitors is limited to three persons per group, and every visitor may be escorted by one caretaker. At the Slovo Centre, visitors will learn about the key milestones in the history of writing in Russia, get an idea of the first scripts, Cyrillic and Glagolitic, and get acquainted with the oldest literary works that have survived to this day. The exhibition also features interactive exhibits—a monk cell, a provincial primary school and an early printing shop. Visitors are also welcome to the special-interest areas where they can trace the history of Cyrillic letters and listen to some rural and urban folklore.
The Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre and the Slovo Centre for Slavic Writing are COVID-free areas. Visitors will be required to present a valid QR code and proof of identity (for visitors over the age of 18). Children under the age of 14 can visit the museum with parents who hold a QR code. Children aged between 14 and 18 can visit the museum without a QR code or parents.