Military History Museum of Fortifications Balaklava Underground Museum Complex, Balaklava

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Step inside a nuclear fallout shelter at Military History Museum of Fortifications Balaklava Underground Museum Complex, which features submarine facilities, exhibits on the Crimean War, and an arsenal of weapons ranging from torpedoes to nuclear missiles. Located in an underground base below the mountains, the complex once possessed a highly sophisticated network of camouflaging equipment. Its protective systems kept it nearly indestructible--able to handle a direct hit by nuclear bombs. Here you'll see underground water channels with a dry dock, warehouses, and repair shops for the 21 submarines that could fit inside. Take a look at the exhibited warship models, naval equipment, and memorabilia. Dress warmly, as the temperatures hereĀ remain aboutĀ 15 C (59 F) throughout the year. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Military History Museum of Fortifications Balaklava Underground Museum Complex and many more Balaklava attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Balaklava online route planner.
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  • We chose to take a shorter version of the tour as didn't have enough time. We glad to make at least this version (by boat)) and to learn some history and technology of this used to be closed military....  more »
  • The Museum and the old submarine yard/base is right on the Balaklava bay, easy access with a car or by bus. Around it, you can find plenty of restaurants and cafeterias that you can spend your day...  more »

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