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Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker

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Address: Portovy proezd, 18 | Pontoon pier of the Morskoy Vokzal, Murmansk, Russia
Phone Number: +7 911 3456777
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If you ever come to Murmansk, visit this Museum. It was the first nuclear ice breaker in the world and has long history. Our guide was speaking english and explained things very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you ever come to Murmansk, visit this Museum. It was the first nuclear ice breaker in the world and has long history. Our guide was speaking english and explained things very well.

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Monchegorsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

With this excursion you will not only be on the bridge, but you will also visit the Captains cabin, crew cabins, galley, control rooms for communication, turbines, engines and the reactor room. It's thrilling but absolute safe.

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Suburban D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

In drab Murmansk, the world's first nuclear ice-breaker is a interesting and fun attraction. A beautiful ship that has been nicely preserved. Terrific docent (with exhibits) and ability to see crews' quarters, the bridge, the nuclear reactor room (through a viewing window ) turbine power plant. They have a very small but nice gift shop; they only take rubles. Has... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A great many Russians have attached love padlocks along the railings which face the largest braveheart of them all, the first atomic icebreaker - the Lenin. From what we were allowed to see, the Russians certainly took care of their officers and men aboard this ship and the polished wood in the officers' quarters is priceless, even down to the... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A relic of the powerful Soviet atomic fleet, this large ice-breaker is near the Murmansk port. There is not much to see around apart from the ship, but it is worth seeing anyway.

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The inside is like a 1930's luxury liner with it's wooden panelled walls and enormous dining room for the officers. But don't be fooled, this is a very serious ship that worked on the North East Seaway for over 20 years. You have a guided tour and not only get to see the beautiful living space but also the nuclear... More 

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Murmansk Oblast, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This icebreaker is an old treasure that deserves the money and time spent on its preservation, you can feel the history seeping out of each area. It´s an interesting, informative, educational tour albeit in Russian when I went last month, but is well worth the cheap entrance. Compared to the exhorbitant rates to tour the Brittania royal yacht in Edinbugh... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My only visit to the Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker was to go around it on a boat when the Soviet Union was still in place!

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Moscow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A visit to Lenin Icebreaker is generally on cards for all visitors to Murmansk. We visited the vessel on a Saturday. Surprisingly, considering the cold weather and all that, the tour soon filled up. Please note that only 20 people are allowed on a tour at a time. If it gets filled up , you join the next tour after... More 

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Esposende, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

It's a nuclear icebreaker and that says all. Very nice and imponent, it's a piece of history that is worth of a few hours spent on him.

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