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Great Patriotic War Museum

Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
+380 44 285 9452
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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A simple but well-maintained museum with english language guide-cards at the beginning of each section. Unlike some museums which seem to glorify war, this museum emphasizes the atrocity of war which, while difficult at times, was worthwhile to experience.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here at night, and it was amazing. It is well lit, and the whole thing is outside. You can surely feel the spirit of Ukraine as you pursue though the WWII vehicles, weapons and carvings that lead up to the Motherland. It is...More

Thank mgriz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One can spend hours here for the entrance fee of 70 cents US. Many bemoan the lack of English signage but an English guide can be hired for $3.50USD. I didn't use a guide, human or audio($1.75USD) but still got a lot from my visit....More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm glad I went, but in terms of all the museums I've been to, this one wasn't much of a learning experience as 99% of everything is in Ukrainian - which is fine, of course, but then not very good for tourists, which they want....More

Thank RStefanBKK
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

In front of the museum are placed big socialistic statues. They are as usual so funney by their proportion. The museum is well done and at the main hall is car which is drilled in Dombas. The museum is not too big so it won't...More

Thank Jiří N
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Very interesting museum with permanent exhibition of photos, uniforms, weapons use during 1941-1945 on both armies at war

Thank hectormejico
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A very impressive collection of WW2 military hardware including several T-34 tanks. I was equally impressed with the Katyusha Rocket Launcher

Thank Damian120
Reviewed 3 December 2017

For 100 UAH you get entry, audio guide and photo permission to visit one of the very best war museums in the world. It is somewhat old fashioned in its design, and little in the display cases is translated, but to gives you an idea...More

Thank halder
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This museum has a large collection of items from WW1 all the way up to the most recent incidents in Ukraine. I especially liked all the items that were dug up years after the wars. Outside is a large collection of military vehicles, from tanks...More

Thank Jeroen T
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

A brilliant, brilliant museum. Sadly mostly not in English but really well done. The entrance is converted into a current section dealing with the war with Russia - it’s a must visit location complete with some serious hardware

Thank manstondrive
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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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20 June 2016|
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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