Make a trip to the former classified USSR nuclear missile base. This is an unforgettable whole-day trip to the military object which was heavily guarded and kept in total mystery and now it’s turned into the ‘Museum of Strategic Missile Troops’ which Lonely Planet Ukraine considers Ukraine’s coolest museum.
You will be able to sit in the Command seat where a simple push of a button could have ended civilization as we know it during the Cold War. It sounds dramatic but you can’t help but think of this kind of stuff when you visit this place.
Explore 12-store underground bunkers and tunnels designed for living during a nuclear war, see the most disruptive Soviet SS-18 “Satan” rockets which could wipe off the map half of the entire world! Imagine that the future of mankind is in your hands when pressing the red “launch” button activating the nuclear rockets!
Kirovograd region, Ukraine
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