The USSR Museum
Ryazan region, Ryazan, Vokzalnaya st., 99
Phone: +7 (953) 741-58-62
Mon., Tue. — day off
Wed., Thu., Fri. —12:00-18:00
Sat., Sun. — 11:00-19:00
Entrance ticket – 300 rubles (ages 5 and up)
Workshops: from 50 rubles.
The founder, owner, director of the museum
Svetlana Vladimirovna Belyakova
The history of the museum began in 2013. One day on a fishing trip we found a Soviet toy car ZIL, and my son decided to start a collection. In 2016, we opened the USSR Museum and soon realized that it was great for all ages. Adults enjoy it as a trip in time into the past, and young people learn the history of the country and get to see the things of their parents and grandparents. A lot of things are coming back into fashion now, and there is a lot of evidence for this in the museum. Almost all visitors return to the museum bringing gifts, so we consider it a people’s museum.
Building the collection piece by piece, we try to preserve the history of all the exhibits. We do not have a standard tour, each one is unique. The exhibition shows how many interesting things there were in those days. It is generally believed that in the Soviet Union, everything was scarce goods, but we prove the opposite. There are no politics in the museum, only good memories of a country that no longer exists.
We want to tell and show our children how we lived back then, how we cherished our belongings, how we valued friendships and invented games for ourselves when we were kids!
In the museum, we host themed evenings, workshops and teach children to play games that their parents once played! Everyone can arrange a photoshoot in Soviet clothes in the Soviet interior.