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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
4.5 of 5 stars 94 Reviews
Type: Ships, Cultural
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Type: Ships, Cultural

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Vipiteno, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We visited an extreme car tour of Murmansk. I thought it would be a lot of interesting sights of the harbor, with a European man. The car was driving in the harbor road and I saw the ice-breaking ship, found the table which was written, visit   only after login. But great fortune There was a lady who asked, what... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Moscow
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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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237 reviews 237 reviews
103 attraction reviews
198 helpful votes 198 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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