Star City Tour

Prepare for launch!

Ever dreamed of space travel? Like the challenges? Test your space-readiness on real cosmonaut training facilities – the Centrifuge and Hydrolaboratory, and test your skills on the most realistic space simulator in the world –  the one which emulates real modern spacecraft – Soyz-M. Your road to space begins here!

Activity Details

7 hours
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Tour type: 
Private guided tour: English, German, French, Spanish

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Total Price
508 USD
Price breakdown
2 x 254 USD
508 USD
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Private guide
Hotel pick-up
Cosmonaut Training Center admission and guided tour
Commuter train tickets & metro fees
all taxes,
no hidden costs
Metro fees
Optional Extras
Meeting point: 
Your central Moscow hotel
End location: 
City centre

Important information

Please book as far in advance as possible.

Some parts of the Training Center is under maintenance, the Hydrolaboratory and Centrifuge hall is unvaiable until the maintance finishes.

  • Overseas guests should book this tour at least 37 weekdays (about 52 calendar days) prior the tour date. No exception to these rules, unfortunately.
  • The Star City administration requires the following information about each guest on a tour: full name (as in passport), passport number and validity, date & place of birth, citizenship, city and country of residence, your employer name and a job title.
  • Children under 13 y.o. are not admitted.

Tour Highlights

  • Ya. A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Facility (visit)
  • MIR Space Station 1:1 Mock-up
  • Hydrolaboratory Hall (visit)
  • Centrifuge Hall 
  • Space Museum (optional, can be added as optional extra) 
  • Space Souvenir Store (visit)

Tour Details

If you are obsessed with stars and spaceflights, then the secret Star City is the right place for you. Until recently, only a few could have visited this classified location. Now the treasure trove of space artifacts is unveiled!

You will experience what to be a true cosmonaut at the Yuri (Jurij) Gagarin Research and Test Cosmonaut Training Centre. Such facilities like the centrifuge with 18-metre rotation radius or hydrolaboratory definitely cause only awe. You can see and get inside true full-size replicas of space stations. Right there cosmonauts keep training to prepare for the life at the orbital space station. Also, you can do things that 10-20 years ago were unthinkable – take pictures, it is allowed now! Star City is not just another cosmonautics museum or space museum. It is a functioning facility for training modern Russian cosmonauts. Are you ready to follow Yuri Gagrin's footsteps and get some cosmonaut training?

After the excursion, do not miss out the Space Souvenir Shop. It is the place where you can buy real space food and lots of other memorabilia to surprise friends and family back home.

And if new impressions caused hunger, you can satisfy it at the Star City Café.

Star City welcomes you!

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