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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Old Dinosaur Bones

To answer a few of the numerous questions your curious children ask, take them to the Paleontology Museum. The museum's exhibits, with such things as dinosaur and rare animal skeletons, teach them about the history of the Earth by showing them what nature was like millions of years ago and what the ancient predecessors of the animals we see today looked like. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is located at 123 Profsoyuznaya Ulitsa. Admission is 15 rubles (60 cents), 6 rubles for students and pensioners. Tel. 339-4544. Nearest metro: Tyoply Stan.

The Jungle Show

"Mowgli," a puppet show based on Rudyard Kipling's tale, is being performed at the Obraztsov Puppet Theater on Friday. An Indian boy called Mowgli is lost in the jungle without his parents and has to grow up among the wild animals, learning all of life's lessons from them and eventually becoming their leader. The play begins at 2 p.m. at 3 Sadovo-Samotyochnaya Ulitsa. Tickets are 20 to 45 rubles (80 cents to $1.80). Tel. 299-5733/3310. Nearest metro: Tsvetnoi Bulvar.

Clothes and Circuses

The Children's Club in the Moscow Palace of Youth presents a special program for its 5- to 13-year-old guests on Sunday. Circus artists will entertain the audience with tricks, singers will sing, and a fashion theater will present its new children's collection. Numerous competitions and quizzes, with lots of prizes, are also included. The show runs from noon to 2:30 p.m. at 28 Komsomolsky Prospekt. Tickets are 60 rubles ($2.40) for children with their parents. Tel. 245-8412/94. Nearest metro: Frunzenskaya.