M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex, Izhevsk

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Step into the world of a man whose inventions changed the course of history at M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex. With a centuries-long history of producing arms and ammunition, the city was home to many inventors and innovators--but the name of Mikhail Kalashnikov clearly stands out from the others. The museum built in his honor celebrates the city's gun-making history, from its early days up to Kalashnikov's designs, crowned with his most famous patent, the AK-47. See the historic weapons and uniforms, get to know about the production process, hear the story of Kalashnikov's life, and learn about the global impact that the AK-47 and its many variants have made. The museum includes a shooting range, where you can try out a variety of weapons for an additional fee per weapon. Plan your visit to M. Kalashnikov Small Arm's Museum Exhibition Complex and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Izhevsk trip maker tool.
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  • Drove through Izhevsk and of course had to visit. Definitely need to visit here as Kalashnikov is an icon of this country. You need a passport and drivers license to shoot.  more »
  • This was a small museum but everything in it was interesting. They had a display of Mr. Kalashnikov's inventions and pictures of his family. They did have an English speaking guide, which was nice.....  more »

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