Free Things To Do In Moscow

Moscow is such a huge and thriving city and is absolutely teeming with incredible things to see and do.

Whether you plan on spending two weeks in Moscow or just two days, it’s safe to say that you’ll need a comprehensive travel itinerary to help you plan the best trip possible!

The capital city of Russia is full of remarkable fun, free and fabulous attractions and activities.

Take a look at some of the very best free attractions in Moscow below, as well as our top recommendations of the best paid attractions in Moscow!

Free Attractions in Moscow

Top Rated Moscow Attractions


Lenin’s Mausoleum

Without a doubt one of the weirdest, yet incredibly intriguing free attractions in Moscow is Lenin’s Mausoleum.

This museum is dedicated to the Russian dictator, Vladimir Lenin and contains his embalmed body; frozen in time since 1924.

You can visit Lenin’s Mausoleum and pay your respects, wander around the numerous exhibits, or just stare in bewilderment at one of the most unusual museums in the...

Moscow CityPass

clock Duration: 1 to 5 day
  • This is a Moscow city pass
  • This is designed to save you time and money and to enjoy the city at your own pace
  • This pass includes more than 40 attractions including beautiful museums and excursions
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Institute of Modern Art

The Contemporary Art Institute in Moscow is a university in the city centre where you don’t have to be a student to visit the premises and have a wander around.

You can enjoy roaming the campus grounds and seeing what it would be like to be a student in Moscow, as well as admiring the beautiful campus buildings.

Alternatively, if you’re a big fan of plays and performances, but you don’t want to spend a lot of...

Kremlin Entrance Ticket to Cathedral Square from Moscow

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • This is an entrance ticket to Kremlin's Cathedral Square
  • The main attraction of the tour is seeing Ivan-the-Great Bell Tower from up close
  • Tourists also get to see the three cathedrals upon taking part in this tour.
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Alexander Garden

Known for being one of the first urban public parks in the city, Alexander Garden is a popular free attraction in Moscow with both locals and tourists.

There are three separate gardens that you can meander through while inside Alexander Garden and you can take as little or as long as you want enjoying the beautiful nature and scenery.

The park stretches along the Kremlin’s western wall which is home to the Kremlin fort...

Moscow Kremlin Armory Chamber Entrance Ticket

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • This is a ticket that allows travellers to explore the Kremlin Armory Chamber
  • The tour is designed to be enjoyed while learning and gaining knowledge about some of the treasures of the past
  • The tourists get to explore the museum at their own pace
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Kolomenskoye Estate

Kolomenskoye is a former royal estate and is now a 390-hectare park and scenic reserve that overlooks the Moskva River.

It’s completely free to roam around the gardens of Kolomenskoye, but you will have to pay to enter the estate museum.

The grounds of Kolomenskoye however, are more than enough to sate your cultural needs as there’s plenty of things to see.

Make sure to look out for the incredible...

Explore Moscow 4 Days

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  • Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world.

    Week end in Moscow is a great way to meet foreign guests with the capital of Russia. For two days off we will show the more

Chistye Prudy

Chistye Prudy, or the Clean Ponds as it’s more commonly known as, is a large pond located in the city of Moscow in the Basmanny District.

This pond is just one of the naturally formed ponds in Moscow that lends itself as a beatific public ice rink during the winter months.

You can visit the pond any time you like, but it’s best visited during the cold weather when the water is frozen so that you can go for a spin on...

Skip the Line The highest observation deck in Europe - PANORAMA360 Ticket

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  • Higher! The panoramic observation deck is located at a height of 327 meters and shows the whole Moscow from a bird's-eye view. More than 350 thousand people visit PANORAMA360 annually.

    Technologically! From a height of 327 meters above the city, a breathtaking panoramic opens to all the main sights of Moscow, which can be guided by the more

Gorky’s House museum

Gorky’s House is a beautifully preserved art nouveau mansion that was designed by Fyodor Schechtel in 1931.

The house was presented as a gift to the famous Russian writer, Maxim Gorky, and is now filled with a collection of Gorky’s personal items.

Inside, you’ll find a grand library and an ornately carved staircase. There’s also stunning stained glass windows and numerous ceiling murals to...

Skip the Line: Ice Cream Factory Ticket «Clean line»

clock Duration: 40 to 70 m
  • The factory has professional entertainers and it is specially equipped for the big groups of visitors. Unlimited degustation of ice cream including more

Skip the Line: Ice Cream Factory Ticket «Clean line»

clock Duration: 40 to 70 m
  • The factory has professional entertainers and it is specially equipped for the big groups of visitors. Unlimited degustation of ice cream including more

2 days in Moscow with accommodation and private tour Red square and Kremlin

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • * Accommodate at the central hotel 3* in Moscow (2 days/1 night)
    * 4 hours of private excursion
    * Enjoy the central square of Moscow, Red Square, and the symbolic center of all Russia
    * Discover the Kremlin, a place of historical and cultural value
    * Benefit from fast access and avoid long waiting times to the Moscow Kremlin
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Victory Park on Poklonnaya Gora and Victory Museum

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • Explore World War II history by visiting the the unique memorial complex Victory Museum.
    Discover the heroism and courage of Soviet People during the Great Patriotic War.
    Enjoy a walking tour of more

Skip-the-Line Entry to the Moscow Kremlin with Introduction

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • Get to know one of the most relevant places in Russia, without complications. Without queuing at the ticket office and with a previous explanation of 40 minutes. The Moscow Kremlin is the heart of Russia. It is a complex of buildings from different eras that reflect the history of a nation. The center of important events and ceremonies and more

Museum In Silence Ticket with Walk in the Kuzminsky Park

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • Unusual experience to start communicate other way without voice and hearing, to feel more, to understand each other and to open more

Admission ticket to the Tochka-G Museum of Erotic Art, Moscow

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  • Tochka G Museum consists of four attractions. You can buy both separate tickets and the full ticket to all of the attractions.

    The erotic museum itself exhibits pieces of sexual art and paraphernalia from all over the globe and from different eras, erotic installations and attractions.

    The Mirror Labyrinth is a large riddle more

Moscow Zoo Ticket

clock Duration: 2 to 3 hou
  • The Moscow Zoo has more than eight thousand animals of more than thousand species. Some species are bred by zoo specialists for the first time in the world. The zoo is a member of the World and European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EARAZA). Participates in many international conservation programs for endangered species.

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