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Great Patriotic War Museum

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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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All reviewsmotherland statuemilitary equipmentrodina matlarge collectionmother motherlandon displayenglish descriptionsdifferent languagesred armysoviet unioninteresting place to visitsoviet styleaudio guidewell worth the visittake photoswalk aroundtanks
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Reviewed 2 days ago

VERY Interesting Place....Full of History...mostly World War II era but very interesting. Can spend a fair amount of time here and enjoy the outdoor location.

Thank Deigs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has been renamed National Museum of Ukrainian History In The Second World War. It initially was a Soviet museum and it recalled a horrific war but was not honest in its depiction. The dates of the war were stated to be 1941 to...More

Thank NikoliGogol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the most affecting experiences of my life. Unlike our museums in Britain this focuses not on the glory of war and on how wonderful military hardware is but on is effects on a country, a people and on individuals. I visited...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a war buff, make a point to visit this place and you will not be disappointed. Please take a guide who can speak English as the descriptions are in native language. Mother Land statue is an wonderful piece of art which is...More

Thank rajuma2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a must see if in Kiev old tanks planes weapons of war on display artillery pieces and trucks . air transports

Thank demetriusTesla
Reviewed 30 May 2018

First, TripAdvisor needs to update the listing. The museum has been renamed The National Museum of Ukrainian History In The Second World War. Ukraine is doing away with Soviet-era names and terminology as an independent state. This museum is one of if not the best...More

1  Thank Nick B
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Nice collection of army planes, vehicle and fight techniques. Museum is closed to Motherland statue.

Thank Tomáš C
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This is a very cool place if you are a World War II buff. There are open air exhibits of artillery, planes, trucks and tanks. The outdoor statues of warriors are amazing

Thank napacapt
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Great Patriotic War Museum is located directly underneath the Rodina Mat statue and provides a fascinating insight into the soviet side of WW2. The museum is very large and full of exhibits covering different aspects of the second world war in a lot of...More

Thank leo b
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Museum exhibits many personal soldier stuff and military vehicles of all kind from World War 2. Unfortunately exhibit descriptions are only in Ukrainian language. Visited in 11/2016

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27 May 2017|
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Response from gmercader | Reviewed this property |
I would use Uber or another taxi app. Safest and with a good price.
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7 August 2016|
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Response from Pavel L | Reviewed this property |
Most of them outside - technique. Smaller War Museum is inside. We were there for about 2-3 hours.
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Response from wasjet | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree you need 2 to 3 hours, mainly because much of it is outside and spread around and the hill top park it is in and the views it gives are a large part of the visit