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Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker

Portovy proezd, 18 | Pontoon pier of the Morskoy Vokzal, Murmansk, Russia
+7 911 3456777
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Ranked #2 of 26 attractions in Murmansk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships
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Stavanger, Norway
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I loved our tour on the Lenin icebreaker as it was very educational and I learned about how icebreakers worked. Having worked on cruiseships this woke up some memories of the life onboard a sea vessel.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker is the first Nuclear Icebreaker in the world, inside and outside it looks very impressive - you can even take guided tour

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Palmanova, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The ice breaker on pension. ))) Тhe former power of the USSR in the Arctic! ! ! two symbols. Lenin and Atom

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Bangalore, India
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The Ice breaker trip is a great way to know the history. They also have some very nice rare pictures.

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Murmansk, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Brief advice: go there six months later. Be sure you are into history of technology and engineering before you visit. You will learn about how a nuclear icebreaker works, see where it started fifty years ago, there are some games for kids you get to play. See how did sailors live, eat. At the december of 2013 the icebreaker is... More

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north carolina
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216 reviews 216 reviews
103 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were able to visit the ship on the last day before it went to dry dock. The tour was a bit rushed because we were a little late, but it was still worth the visit. The tour guide had to be translated for us, but our guide did that very well. The history is quite interesting. Once the ship... More

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The nuclear powered ice breaker is in dry dock, soon to be restored for viewing as a museum. We got a "sneak preview" thanks to our tour company. The Russians are banking on being able to keep a shipping channel open along their northern coastline and into the Arctic. The ship is not the attraction so much as the very... More

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Murmansk, Russia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker is mooraged near Mumansk seaport building. It's a symbol of losed Soviet power in Arctica. Museum works on We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun and on holidays at 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is the first nuclear-powered ice breaker, and while it had its issues, the Lenin is a living museum of a key part of Northern Russia. Hands-on, excellent guides, and not overwhelming (key to our family's enjoyment).

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
25 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Great experience to learn about Russian naval power,expeditions and how ice breakers work,especially Lenin,world's first nuclear powered ice breaker.They are pretty strict with the timings and there are options for English guided tour too.You will learn fun anecdotes of various dignitary visitors of the ship and a great option of a day trip.

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