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Lenin's Mausoleum

Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
+7 925 298-18-66
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The embalmed body - or possibly a wax likeness - of this notorious 20th-century Russian leader is viewable inside this large stone mausoleum, where a certain decorum for visitors is strictly enforced.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“embalmed body” (18 reviews)
“dark room” (8 reviews)
“glass coffin” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 13:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
+7 925 298-18-66
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Reviewed today

When visiting Moscow and Red Square, time permitting, I would make this a must see. But make sure you know when it is open and get there early. Some of the previous reviews have rated this less than good but appears they did not prepare...More

Thank UKD97
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so excited to see Lenin's body however it was closed when I was there. You would know its open from a queue I understand. In the centre of the square so can still get sense of importance about it all.

Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long line but only 25 min waiting for security check,everywhere soldiers,Lenin body is small and really look very unstabile-but I agree its part of world/Russian history. Photos is strictly prohibited,just take one picture,must delete-in second two soldiers catch me...but I have it,iphone can safe deleted...More

Thank Kroulak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty long line, tight security, cops everywhere. A girl of about 8 years old in front of me was angrily told by the guard to remove her pink polka dot cap or risk being removed from the building. Then you see the body. It is...More

Thank paulina_lip
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located in the Red Square. The man may be dead but seeing him is serious effort. Strict, omnipresent security that also checks your pockets. Maintaining silence is mandatory and photography is prohibited. Cameras will be confiscated if attempts are made to take photos. Sometimes there...More

2  Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The mausoleum is nice and worth seeing but the line for visiting is way too long. I don't know if it still worth by that long line or not.

Thank محمد ص
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A great experience to see the body of Lenin. It looked like a bit of a wait, but we were lucky enough to waltz up not long before closing time and be pushed to the front of the line due to having very young kids....More

Thank Mrukk
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Unable to access the inside of the Mausoleum during our visit, this was still an interesting building, attracting lots of people and photographs, given the historical place of Lenin in the creation of the USSR. We visited both during the day and after dark and...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to visit and we did it on the birthday of lenin along with lots of communist people all in all very good

1  Thank drgopirao
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you're wanting to see the embalmed corpse of the chief ideologue of communism in Russia, here it is! Not a lot of interpretation, not a lot of information. This isn't a museum. This is a tomb. Lenin's tomb. FAQs: Q: IS THE REAL LENIN'S...More

2  Thank Guths
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Do you need a ticket to go into Lenins mauseloem
18 May 2017|
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Response from ARASB D | Reviewed this property |
no need
Leigh H
The tomb is closed and covered up in preparation for Victory Day on May 9. Is there any idea of what day it will reopen?
1 May 2017|
Response from ValiMV | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no. You have to call to check.
Leigh H
The tomb is closed and covered up in preparation for Victory Day on May 9. Is there any idea of what day it will reopen?
1 May 2017|
Response from drgopirao | Reviewed this property |
Sorry do not have a clue