The historic house museum

On the Kola Peninsula are some historic house museums. One is located in the restricted area and is not available, but another two are. One - in Korzunovo, another - in Kirovsk.

House museum of Yuri Gagarin in Korzunovo

In Korzunovo (New Luostari) is a house where was living first cosmonaut of the world. From December 1957 to 1959 Yury Gagarin served as a jet fighter pilot in Luostari. He was one of two volunteers selected for participation in a new project. On 12 April 1961, he became the first human in outer space and the first to orbit the Earth. The house museum holds some of Gagarin’s personal equipment from the time he served on the Kola Peninsula.