2018 FIFA World Cup guests will enjoy 30-50 percent discounts on admission to the Big Rosarium, the Ornitarium, and the Pinball Museum in Sokolniki Park. The discounts will be valid throughout the tournament until 15 July. In addition, fans can visit the park’s Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy for free and see examples of calligraphy in different world languages. Visitors without a FAN ID will pay the regular price of 200 roubles. Tickets to the Ornitarium for FAN ID holders will cost 150 roubles instead of 300 roubles.
“Tickets to the Big Rosarium will cost 200 roubles instead of 300 roubles. This is one of the park’s attractions with lots of flowers and other plants. It is especially popular with young couples. The ticket price to the Pinball Museum for fans will be 350 roubles. On display is a collection of gaming machines, from the earliest, dated 1934, to present-day ones. Visitors will be able to play them. A full-price ticket costs 550 roubles,” said a spokesperson from the Sokolniki Park press centre.
Discounted admission for FAN ID holders is available at:
-the Big Rosarium (1st Luchevoi Prosek, Property 2, Bldg.1);
-the Ornitarium (7 Mitkovsky Proyezd);
-the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy (7 5th Luchevoi Prosek, Bldg. 6, Pavilion No 7);
-the Pinball Museum near Hyde Park site.
Sokolniki is not the only Moscow park offering special prices for FAN ID holders. Discounts are also available at Gorky, Muzeon and Zaryadye parks. In addition, cafes and restaurants there will provide a 10 percent discount to football fans. Zaryadye Park is giving discounts at three catering locations – the Media Centre, the Nature Centre and the Ice Cave. Discounts are effective there only on the days of matches hosted at Luzhniki Stadium. FAN ID holders will also be able to visit Moscow museums at half price.
Russia is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup in 11 cities – Moscow, St Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg and Saransk. Moscow is the main host city. The opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia ended in a 5-0 win for the tournament’s host. Moscow will hold nine more games and the closing ceremony.