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Great Patriotic War Museum

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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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All reviews motherland statue military equipment rodina mat on display large collection english descriptions red army soviet union interesting place to visit audio guide soviet style well worth the visit take photos walk around tanks exhibits perspective
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Gailani I
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Bachuus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Anna_Durrance_Bagale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank julielewis15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank serhanozel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank mickinge
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A large display of armaments that have been used against the foes of the Ukraine. From WW2 through the land grab of Crimea by the Soviets. Outstanding artifacts here and in Lady of Ukraine Museum

Thank tmwsolak
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a few hours around the entire grounds of the WW2 museum. The actual museum is a decent size , but mostly in Ukrainian, so we breezed through pretty quickly. We found the outside to be much more interesting. They have multiple statues, monuments,...More

Thank Randi M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I love this I thought it was awesome. Great exhibition and display. The history and the exhibits are very well later out and each hall had English texture/leaflet which explained the back ground of the hall from the WW2 to Ukraine getting independence. I felts...More

Thank Usman M
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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