Museums in Russia
Fire Museum, Irkutsk
Housed in a fire station, which was built in 1901 this museum features - among others - a few fire engines and motorcycles. Photo is by Goru.travel
Fire Protection Museum, Chuvashia
Local fire museum, featuring a ZIS-5 among others
Fire Safety Museum, Simbirsk-Ulyanovsk
The Museum is located in a renovated building of a fire convoy, built in 1874. Among other sights, a garage is opened and restored — the evidence of a fire brigade of 1940-50-ies which includes a unique car on the chassis of the GAZ-AA. This is only one of the five surviving in the world of cars of this brand accessible to a wide audience.
GAZ History Museum
Official factory museum of GAZ Group, the oldest Russian automobile manufacturer.
Historical Museum of Izhmash
The factory museum of Izhmash company illustrates its history and products, including firearms and motorcycles.
Historical Museum of the Izhevsk Automobile Factory
Izh, today Lada Izhevsk has an interesting story and the museum tells this through 500 exhibits. "The main part of the exposition, of course, is an exhibition of cars that have been mass-produced in Izhevsk in different years, and a number of unique prototypes. Today it includes 34 major exhibits.
Irbit State Motorcycle Museum
The former IMZ Factory Museum has been saved in the 2000s an turned into a state-owned institution.
Konchaev Firefighting and Technical Exhibition
The Fire-Technical Exhibition, named after B.I. Konchaeva of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia for St. Petersburg is the oldest specialized museum in the country. Its opening took place on June 29, 1957. Since 1994, the exhibition bears the name of one of its founders B.I. Konchaeva. For more than half a century, the exhibition, located in the building of the old fire station, acquaints its visitors with the main milestones of the formation and development of the city's fire and rescue service.
A local club set up this museum, which was opened in 2014. Dozens of exhibits are featured, mostly Soviet-made vehicles, plus tanks and armoured vehicles.
Tthe biggest private museum dedicated to the Great Patriotic War was opened in St Petersburg in 2017. The patricatic Lenrezerv association put together the exhibition, which features cars and military equipment pertaining to the 2nd World War.