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Website GPS: 55°47'38.95" N, 37°44'57.81" E Nearest TS
The Vodka Museum. Moscow The Vodka Museum. Moscow
The Vodka Museum. Moscow

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The Vodka Museum. Moscow
105318, Moscow region, Moscow, Izmailovskoye Shosse, 73Zh
GPS: 55°47'38.95" N, 37°44'57.81" E

+7 (499) 166-50-97

Address: 105318, Moscow region, Moscow, Izmailovskoye Shosse, 73Zh Russia

Here you have a unique opportunity to get acquainted with centuries-long history of Russian vodka, from its invention to the present day. You will learn how vodka could have influenced the history of Russia. Among 2000 expositions you will see the first XV century distillation unit. You will learn the secrets of vodka production process and it's main ingredients.

It is difficult to imagine a person who would not assosiate a Russia and Vodka. And this is normal, because this drink is a very important part of Russian life. Vodka is a necessary element of the most important events in Russian everyday lif. In late modern Russian history, there was a period of time when a bottle of vodka became a kind of national currency, which was used to pay for all sorts of small services, and this way of payment was preferable to cash payments. Also, in the beginning of the 1920's during a serious financial crisis when there was a shortage of monetary units, vodka labels served as cash in Siberia! This drink also plays a significant role in the Russian language and folklore. In other words, vodka is an important component of Russian life, an element of national identity and everyday culture.

Vodka Museum contains as well a restaurant (XIX century decorations) with variations of several brands of vodka. And, of course, you can taste traditional Russian snacks: pancakes with beluga and sturgeon caviar, pickles, marinated mushrooms.

http://www.vodkamuseum.ru/english/home/