The first museum of nuclear energy will be opened in Russia

MOSCOW. / TASS /. Russia's State Duma deputy Gennady Sklyar has announced the opening of a nuclear energy museum in Obninsk, Kaluga Oblast, on the occasion of the Day of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.

According to Sklyar, the project will be international and was developed by experts from the World Association of Nuclear Power Plant Operators. Interactive monitors at the museum provide information on all nuclear power plants in the world. The main exhibit will be the first nuclear power plant. The plant was commissioned on June 26, 1954 and decommissioned in 2002. The museum's exhibits will be brought from the Moscow Polytechnic Museum and then collected from other countries. A memorandum of understanding was signed in 2016 between the Obninsk city administration, the Russian Nuclear Society, the nuclear power plant user and the World Federation of Organizations. The museum was originally scheduled to open on December 22, Energy Day. Source: