LEGO MEGABRICKS Museum – Private Museums of Russia

LEGO MEGABRICKS Museum




Moscow

Contact information

Moscow, ul. Sharikopodshipnikovskaya, building 13, 3, “Electronics Center” shopping mall

Tel.: +7 (966) 172-11-11

E-mail: info@megabricks.ru

megabricks.ru

Operating hours

Wednesday– Friday: from 12:00 to 19:00

Saturday–Sunday: from 10:30 to 19:30

Ticket price

Children – 400 rubles

Adults – 500 rubles

Founder of the museum

Alexander Sergeevich Osipov

Founded

2015

About museum

Natalia Sorokina, the wife of Alexander Osipov, came up with the idea to create the museum absolutely by accident. It all started with their flat, where there were many LEGO sets that they had bought for their child. Some of them were collected in the form of a large city and others, which were not used, were stored in boxes on the balcony. Then, due to lack of space, they put some of them in storage. There was no question of selling these LEGO sets, so the search for their use on the Internet began. It turned out that several Czech enthusiasts had opened a private museum of LEGO models in Prague from a home collection. There was a similar small museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

After visiting the museums in St. Petersburg and Prague, the couple decided to create their own museum in Moscow. The idea was supported by a family friend, Armen Muradov. For six months, without days off or holidays, the team, inspired by one idea, created the largest private museum of their beloved toy construction in Russia. Since its creation, the museum’s collection has grown and is constantly being replenished with new exhibits.

The main exhibit of the museum is a huge interactive city which is completely made of LEGO parts. Its area is 21 square meters. The difference between the Megabricks Museum and other private museums dedicated to LEGOs is their collection of wooden LEGO toys released in the 1940s-50s, which the owners of the museum searched for and bought in different European countries. These are the wooden toys from which the amazing history of the largest toy company started.