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  This unique place  - "Military-historical museum of  armored vehicles and armament of Main auto-tank directorate of Defense ministry of Russian Federation" (it's the exact translation of official name),  widely known  as "Kubinka", is located just  64 kilometers west from Moscow, in peaceful rural area near Kubinka railway station, Odintsovo district.
  Museum presents the unique, world's biggest collection  of armored vehicles starting from WWI first constructions to modern main battle tanks.  Collection was founded in 1931 and is still growing with new battlefield findings and army write-offs, with present-day count of  more than 300 vehicles.
  Collection is displayed in seven hangars. Four of them are assigned to Soviet and Russian armor, split in Heavy, Medium. Light and Wheeled vehicles hangars, with total number of 130 exhibits. Among them you can see 5-turret giant T-35, legendary T-34, formidable "Josef Stalin" line, UFO-shaped experimental vehicles, "flying tank" T-80  and many others.
  You can find visitors information in VISITORS INFO section. The latest events and shows are presented in SPECIAL EVENTS section.

21/06/2004

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