Scientific and Memorial Museum of Professor

Nikolai Yegorovich Zhukovsky

Branch of the Federal State Budgetary Cultural Agency “K.E. Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics” in the city of Moscow
Saving the history of national aviation

Scientific and Memorial Museum

The N.Ye. Zhukovsky Museum is a collection-type museum, collecting and presenting materials reflecting the activities of Professor N.Ye. Zhukovsky, his students and associates, the creation and development of TsAGI, and the history of Russian aviation.
Father of Russian aviation

The Scientific Memorial Museum of Professor N. E. Zhukovsky is open to everyone who wants to plunge into the world of discoveries and great achievements on the way to realizing a man’s daring dream of flying in airspace and overcoming gravity.


The updated exposition and new exhibitions of the museum reveal pages from the life of the “father of Russian aviation” Nikolai Egorovich Zhukovsky and those outstanding people who stood at the origins of aviation, created aviation science, tested new designs and engines of airplanes, gyroplanes, helicopters, rockets and other flying machines.


The museum gives an opportunity to recall the pages of great history and the real embodiment of the famous words of N. E. Zhukovsky: “A man will fly, relying not on the strength of his muscles, but on the strength of his mind.”

Museum exhibition

Unique collection

The museum’s exposition arranged in six rooms displays the scientific biography of Professor N.E. Zhukovsky, the creation by N.E. Zhukovsky of the scientific and experimental base of aerodynamics in Russia, the establishment and early years of TsAGI, record flights of the 1930s, TsAGI and national aviation in pre-war times and during the Great Patriotic War, aviation science and technology in the era of jet aviation and rocket and space technology.
Discover the beginnings of world aviation

Collection of diapositives

The Museum’s Photo Documents Fund is a collection of unique images that allow visitors to learn about the beginnings of not only domestic, but also world aviation.

Great scientist's legacy

It is currently the only museum in the country that preserves the scientific legacy of the great scientist and is, in fact, a real center of the history of national aviation science.
View the museum's unique collection of exhibits
For visitors

Contact details

Radio str. 17, bld. 5,
Basmanny district, Moscow