11-16 July 2022
Europe/Moscow timezone
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Social program and city tours

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During the days of the LXXII International Conference "Nucleus-2022: Fundamental problems and applications", the organizing committee offers participants walking tours on the territory of Lomonosov Moscow State University, during which you can learn a lot of interesting things about the history of the creation of Moscow University, see unique exhibits of the largest museum The Museum of Natural History, collected by researchers from all over the world, and enjoy the beauty of various plant species bred by the Botanical Garden breeders. A sightseeing bus tour is also offered, on which you can see the main sights of the capital and ride a cable car across the Moscow River and a boat trip along the Moscow River from the Vorobyovy gory pier to the city center.

Please note that the registration fee does not include the cost of excursions. Times may be subject to change based on weather conditions.

1. Museum of the History of Moscow University

The Museum of the History of Moscow University (http://hm.msu.ru/) is located on the first floor of the building of the Fundamental Library of Moscow State University. 

The exposition includes exhibits on the history of Moscow University from the State Historical Museum, the Scientific Library of Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov and other documentary and artistic repositories of Russia.

The Museum of the History of Moscow State University was opened in 1995. Currently, the museum fund includes 3,500 exhibits and a photo library - 10,000 negatives. The museum exhibits paintings and sculpture, documentary materials, university awards, books, maps, personal belongings of university professors and teachers, furniture and household items. Thematic temporary exhibitions are held dedicated to significant dates in the history of the university and its departments, the life and work of the most famous professors. 

Date of the excursion: July 12 (Tuesday)

Excursion beginning time: 14:00

Total excursion time: 2 hours

Ticket price: free

Address: Moscow, Lomonosovsky prospect, 27, first floor of the building of the Fundamental Library of Moscow State University

You can sign up for the excursion at the link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/119tS_3GKx7wS9i9ri1xIAdTlhlKIMPNACEfFxkP-8LU/edit?usp=sharing

2. Earth Science Museum at Moscow State University (The Museum of Natural History)

The Earth Science Museum at Moscow State University (https://www.mes.msu.ru/) was established in 1950 by a decree of the Council of Ministers of the USSR during the construction of the Main building of Moscow State University, in the high-rise part of which it was supposed to place a new type of museum, uniting the sciences of the planet Earth, a museum designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the geosciences. At the end of 1951, under the guidance of the director of the Museum, Professor N.P. Ermakov, the first version of the exposition was created. Museum staff, as well as students and scientists from the geological, geographical, biology and soil faculties of Moscow State University, took part in its creation. Scientists from Moscow State University, the Academy of Sciences of the USSR and the Union republics took part in scientific developments. Artistic design was carried out by over 200 artists of the USSR Academy of Arts. Sculptural portraits of prominent scientists in the field of natural sciences were made by famous Soviet masters, including S.T. Konenkov, M.A. Anikushin, L.E. Karbel. The museum has created a unique gallery of picturesque paintings of the most diverse landscapes of our country. The museum's collections are constantly replenished and at present, many natural exhibits have been collected by the museum staff on expeditions.

The exposition is located on seven floors (24-28 and 30-31) of the Main Building of Moscow State University, occupies 2,500 sq. meters. In 24 halls, the exposition introduces the entire complex of Earth sciences, consistently revealing both the history of the development of natural sciences at Moscow University and the characteristics of large geographical areas. The entire exposition is illustrated with sculptural portraits of prominent scientists, paintings, bas-reliefs.

Date of the excursion: July 15 (Friday)

Excursion beginning time: 14:00

Total excursion time: 2 hours

Ticket price: for a group of 20 people. 8000 rub.

Address: Moscow, Leninskie gory 1, Main building of Moscow State University, floors 24-31

You can sign up for the excursion at the link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VXJoso4s19xNz8lTQBLPxFr6PqxDB3gg43pOjoWxQJI/edit?usp=sharing

3. Botanical Garden of Moscow State University

The Botanical Gardens of the M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University the oldest botanical scientific institution in Russia, arose on the basis of the Moscow Apothecary Garden, founded in 1706 by decree of Peter I. Currently, the botanical garden is located on two territories: a new one, located next to the Faculty of Biology on Vorobyovy gory, with an area of ​​more than 30 hectares, and a branch located on Mira avenue, with an area of ​​6.64 hectares, declared a monument of history and culture of Moscow by the decision of the Executive committee of the Moscow council No. 20/8 of May 31, 1973.

The Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Biology of the M.V.Lomonosov  Moscow State University (the territory on Vorobyovy gory) (https://botsad.msu.ru/) educational and research base of the Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University,

The structure of the Garden contains several sectors: tropical and subtropical plants, taxonomy and geography of plants, flora and protection of the gene pool, an arboretum of garden plants (with groups serving collections of fruit and berry and ornamental plants, as well as developing issues of protecting plants from pests and diseases).

More than 5000 species, varieties and forms of plants in the garden grow in the main collection areas: in the arboretum (about 1150 species and forms of woody plants, as well as more than 40 species of herbaceous species of spruce forest), rock gardens (about 700 species, mainly herbaceous plants) , in areas of taxonomy (about 500 species), useful plants (more than 500 species and varieties), flora of Central Russia (about 180 species), ornamental plants (157 species and 1360 varieties and forms), in the orchard (more than 400 varieties), and also in greenhouses (more than 1000). Modern scientific research and breeding work have led to the creation of expanded specialized collections of umbelliferous plants, apple trees (wild species), sea buckthorn, peonies, new expositions - a lilac collection plot and a flora plot of Central Russia. 

Date of the excursion: July 12 (Tuesday)

Excursion beginning time: 19:00

Total excursion time: 2 hours

Ticket price: free.

Address: Moscow, Leninskiye Gory 1/12, Botanical Garden of Moscow State University

You can sign up for the excursion at the link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ycZQjflYTzoddK4cAwHZQkMjBzVsSxUxNO9LOJRipuw/edit?usp=sharing

4. Sightseeing bus tour "Moscow invites you on a date" with a ride on the cableway

A sightseeing bus tour allows you to see the main sights of the capital, its symbols and "iconic" places.

  • The historical center of the city - unique museums, majestic cathedrals, magnificent boyar chambers and battlements of the Kremlin. The beauty of the Alexander Garden is beautiful - a wonderful green corner in the middle of a metropolis of glass and concrete, the restored Cathedral of Christ the Savior and St. Basil's Cathedral, which looks like a fabulous tower, the monumental buildings of the Lenin library and the State Duma.
  • Lubyanka Square, House on the Embankment, Grand Theatre.
  • Memorial complex on Poklonnaya Gora, Moscow International Business Center Moscow City.
  • The excursion ends at the viewpoint of the Vorobyovy gory. 

Date of the excursion: July 13 (Wednesday)

Excursion beginning time: 19:00

Total excursion time: 4 hours

Ticket price: for a group of 46 people 22,000 rub.

You can sign up for the excursion at the link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dukgWIVzD6YHcG6pNbp-8BWkTg-SffswuBqM5F_6miw/edit?usp=sharing

During the conference, concerts, exhibitions and other interesting events can be held in the city, the organizing committee is ready to help in search of them.