Museum-apartment of Andrei Sakharov in Nizhny Novgorod
This small, modest Museum is the apartment where Sakharov with his family spent 7 years from 1980 to 1987, being in political exile for his human rights activities. However, worldwide academician known primarily as the father of the hydrogen bomb, not the defender.
The Museum is located in a residential building and occupies two apartments. One of them recreates the atmosphere of the period when there lived a scientist, is to say that it is not much different from the situation in some provincial apartments today. In another apartment there is an exposition telling about the life and work of Sakharov, mainly consisting of documents and photos.
Overall, this place is not very interesting to the ordinary tourist, and to go here is only if you have a lot of time. But interestingly, the Museum sometimes drop in foreign tourists, as the world famous travel guide lonely planet has included this Museum is one of the most significant sights Lower.
🕐 Working time: from 10:00 to 17:00, Friday – closed. Before attending it is best to call by phone 8 (831) 462-61-25, because it often happens that the Museum is closed even during working hours
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: adult - 70 rubles / students - 50 / children - 30. Tour escort with the group to 15 people - 200 rubles
🚶 How to get there: the Museum is located in a residential building in the apartment №3 Gagarin Avenue, 214 (Museum map). No signage in the Museum, so look for him will have to strictly address. From the center far, far away, travel time is about 30 minutes, but the transport runs often and a lot. Go to the stop "Museum of academician Sakharov" on the buses №№1, 2, 12, 43, 53, 53A ,62, 66, 72, 77, trolley buses 13, 16, 31, taxi T3, T4, T17 , T19, T25, T31, T33, to kzt35, T44, T62, T66, t76.