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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Fun for Everyone

There's plenty of family fun at the Tsentr Game Complex. In the big rollerdrome, skate rental is 25 rubles ($1) for the first hour and 15 rubles per additional hour. You can also try mini-bowling and billiards. Children have their own center with slides, a house of mirrors and video games (a token costs 5 rubles). The complex is open Monday through Thursday from noon to midnight, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at 3 Kholodilny Pereulok. The entrance fee is 30 rubles on weekdays, 50 rubles on weekends. Tel. 954-0158. Nearest metro: Tulskaya.

Disappearing Animals

To learn more about rare and extinct animals, take your child to the "Disappearing World" exhibition at the Darwin Museum. See stuffed animals, including a small Indian elephant, skeletons of rare animals, photographs, paintings and sculptures of ancient animals. The exhibit runs until Sept. 5, Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. The museum is located at 57 Ulitsa Vavilova. Tel. 135-3382. Admission is 10 rubles (40 cents), 5 rubles for students, free for children under 6 years of age. Nearest metro: Akademicheskaya.

Circus of Starry Surprises

The Moscow Bolshoi Circus on Prospekt Vernadskogo is opening its 29th season on Friday. The new "Constellation of Miracles" show is full of surprises. Performances begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, and at 11:30 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The circus is located at 7 Prospekt Vernadskogo. Tel. 930-0272/2815. Nearest metro: Universitet.