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Great Patriotic War Museum

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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

I write this particular review as a student of military history, having visited many war-related museums over the years. I appreciate that not everyone is as interested in the subject as me :-) Neverthless, whatever your level of interest this is a world-class museum. In...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank smillngtraveller
Reviewed 15 November 2018

IF you are an aviation nuet like me you ill LOVE this museum, IF you are just a bit interested innairplanes you Will enjoy this museum for a few hours

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JohanGillgren
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This was one of my highlights when in Kiev. The motherland monument is something to behold and is worth seeing on its own. Other then that there are 3 main things to do here. The first is outside there are loads of tanks,planes and other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I’m not a huge fan of wars and wartime stories, however I must say it was interesting to visit it because it was part of a tour ... would I take the trouble to visit it separately, no (but that could be my individual taste)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

What makes this museum special is the complex itself, it is a time machine back to the USSR. The display about the conflict with Russia makes the museum special for visitors from Western Europa. This museum is must see if war is your cup of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We spent an hour or so here - the place is full of interesting information and the exhibits have been well curated, with a lot of thought. We rented audioguides, which was definitely a good idea as there is little explanation in English otherwise. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

It was just chance that I found this “museum” my final destination was something different, but I’m very happy that I visit this place because on the place big lake very small square is placed many machines from 19s century from early 20s but also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin L
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Was expected to be bored but they have done this so artistically and the audio guides were just right with enough information. Loved the climb to the viewing platform for the view

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

every one must visit to understand wars' ugly face. it is exagerrating or naked truth. wars can not fare for any one. truthfull and sad place.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

The first problem with this Museum is there are no English Exhibits or Guides.. Not good for Foreigners especially as the Museum is set up to show the Heros of the Ukrainian army. Few Old Tanks and Artillery on show but no readable explanations.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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