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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Fun and Games

For a day of fun take your children to the Limpopo American Center for Children's Entertainment, where they and their friends can enjoy trampolines, race carts, a castle labyrinth and other games. The center is located at 10V 1st Vladimirskaya Ulitsa, 3rd floor and is open daily from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. For children, admission is 30 rubles for an hour on weekdays, and 40 rubles for an hour on weekends. Admission for parents is free. Metro Shosse Entuziastov. Tel. 303-7883.

The World of Science

Check out the "On the Shoulders of Giants" exhibition at the Darwin Museum, where you and your child can learn more about the scientists of the 19th century. Young visitors participate in a variety of games and contests while learning more about the natural sciences. The exhibition runs until Feb. 13. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is located at 57 Ulitsa Vavilova. Admission is 12 rubles for adults and 5 rubles for children, students and pensioners. Metro Akademicheskaya. Tel. 135-3382.

Of Princes and Pigs

Head to the Commonwealth of Taganka Actors Theater to see "The Princess and the Swineherd," known in Russian as "Printsessa i Svinopas," a play based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale about a very practical princess who rejects the prince and the live rose he offers, but prefers to kiss the swineherd to get the magic musical pot. The play is performed in Russian and begins at noon on Sunday at 76/21 Ulitsa Zemlyanoi Val. Tickets cost 10 to 110 rubles. Metro Taganskaya. Tel. 915-1148.