The Kalashnikov Museum and Exhibition Complex of Small Arms appeared on the map of Russian culture in 2004. From the very moment of its foundation the museum became a remarkable sight of Izhevsk, the capital city of the Udmurt Republic, which 200-year history is closely related to the arms industry.
The museum presents hi-tech and interactive expositions. The main hero of museum narration is Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, he is like original “starting point” when we are talking about Izhevsk as one of the most important center of Russian arms trade.
Here is created demonstration hall, including modern shooting gallery where are presented different models of historical and contemporary arms, also a pneumatic shooting gallery, that is equipped by multimedia programs.
The widest audience of people is interested in museum, its visitors are Udmurt Republic, Russia residents and foreigners.