RKK Energiya museum

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The recovered Vostok 1 capsule on display at the RKK Energiya museum.

The RKK Energiya museum is a museum dedicated to the early achievements of Russian space exploration programmes. It is located on the grounds of the RKK Energiya factory in Korolyov, near Moscow.

Amongst the exhibits are the recovered capsule from the Vostok 1 mission with which Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, the Vostok 6 capsule in which Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space, the Voskhod 2 capsule from which the first extra-vehicular activity was performed by Aleksei Leonov and the Soyuz 19 capsule used in the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.

The museum also has a small shop that sells calendars and trinkets.


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