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Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker

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Address: Portovy dr, 18 | Pontoon pier of the Morskoy Vokzal, Murmansk 183038, Russia
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Phone Number: +7 911 3456777

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A Must to See

This is definetely the landmark of Murmansk. First and foremost the icebreaker has never been rennovated or repaired. Everything you see there is real as it was constructed in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is definetely the landmark of Murmansk. First and foremost the icebreaker has never been rennovated or repaired. Everything you see there is real as it was constructed in 1957. The vessel is in a perfect condition and the guides there are just brilliant.

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

It is a Soviet icebreaker moored at the Murmansk seaport. Currently functions as a museum, confernce venue, and heritage site. Guided tours are offered, one cannot wander around the ship alone. Tickets are sold on site. There is a souvenir shop, no catering available.

Thank NadirKi
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Somewhat hidden in the port - walk across the railway tracks from the train station, cross the road and look for a little woodland that has displays in it and follow through to the water. Tours run in the afternoon "on the hour".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Where else in the world you can walk onboard a nuclear icebreaker? This one is USSRs first nuclear icebreaker, with all it means - pay attention to a "luxurious" dining room for the officers with a piano! This is a must to visit when in Murmansk!

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

a very well maintained first nuclear icebreaker in the world. was quite interesting to walk around and see how it works, living conditions, entertainment and duties of the staff.

Thank Anastasia P
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

A very nice place to visit in Murmansk. The first atomic icebreaker in the world was decomissioned in 1989 and transformed into a museum of the Russian civil atomic fleet. You can visit many parts of the ship, including the machinehouse. 10/10!

Thank Bruno A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Excellent museum tour. You just cant miss this place. They will show you the nuclear power fuel vessel.

Thank Wendy L
England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

This is a piece of maritime as well as Soviet history. It was not possible to go on board when I saw it but it was still a marvel to look at. To think this was cross the seas and oceans in the 1950s is utterly amazing. It is still in good shape - worth seeing.

Thank TartanWanderer
Ranchi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Must say that technology was at its peak during the USSR period. The Icebreaker is an epitome of Arctic dominance of the Russian. You have to be there to see the detailing.

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Molvena, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Well preserved decommissioned icebreaker. Glad you can visit. The tours are in English and our young tour guide did a fantastic job giving us the interesting facts and details about the icebreaker. Worth a visit

Thank Patricia B

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