Patriotic Park of Recreation and Leisure “Patriot” exists in Moscow during 5 years already and in a relatively short period of time the park has become a popular holiday destination for Russians and foreign visitors.
As Russia historically faced horror of hostilities for many times on its territory, it is rather important for locals to pay attention to the power of arms that can protect their Motherland. Starting from the Second World War that took lives of several millions, the development of military equipment became an important and necessary sphere for obtaining confidence that the horror of the middle of XX century will not repeat.
What to do in the park
On the territory of the Park, there are an aviation museum, a museum of armoured vehicles, a museum of artillery, sports facilities, sports simulators, historical exhibitions and expositions of weapons. There is also a model “partisan village” – a recreation of dwellings, shelters, fortifications used by military resistance groups during the WWII. There is also a multipurpose shooting centre, where visitors can try shooting arms up to 12.7 mm calibre including the famous Kalashnikov AK-47. Visitors can also drive and fly on military equipment simulators, shoot from combat weapons, jump with a parachute.
There is also The Main Cathedral of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, as well as the acts of bravery of the Russian people in all wars.
As creators say the Patriot Park promotes civic spirit education, forms an attractive image of service in the Russian Armed Forces, develops a sense of love and respect for the Motherland.
How to get to Park Patriot
The easiest way to get to the park is by car, it will take about 1.5 hours from the central Moscow. You are allowed to use your car on the territory of the park.
By public transport. Take a train from Belorusskaya station to Kubinka, then a public bus to the park. It will take about 2.5 hours from central Moscow.