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Great Patriotic War Museum

Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
+38 044 285 9452
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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

The Museum is part of the memorial complex that includes a tank park, eternal flame, and giant Motherland statue. I visited the museum (opened in 1982) in the base of the Motherland monument. It has a terrific collection of WW2 memorabilia, mostly in Ukrainian. It...More

1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This is really about heavy hardware, tanks etc. Not been to another Museum like this one so enjoyed it. Oh and some of the statues are amazing, huge things with great detail. Well worth a visit. Lot of people recommend getting a guide, however we...More

1  Thank Alexb123a
Reviewed 16 March 2015

This was fantastic! For such a major event the museum has created quite an Artistic view The exchibition isnt in English but at the entrance to each room there is a A4 English overview. I think you can get an Audio guide if you wish....More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The war museum is in two places, under the Motherland monument and a little to the side with the open area section. The part under the Motherland monument is well presented and curated, there are some information sheets each gallery hall in English French and...More

1  Thank Oren F
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Interesting "open air" museum with all kind of airplanes and with the possibility to enter in cabins. Adviced 100%!

Thank Giorgio B
Reviewed 18 February 2015

A museum that brings one closer to the spirit that reigns in this country. I found the exhibition very complete but missed the major part by not speaking the language...

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Visited in July 2014. Very impressive, could have done with more English translation, I was lucky as I was with my girlfriend and a translator!

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Very impressive museum. If your into WW2 and military hardware from a Soviet perspective, then this is the place to learn about it. Prepare to get your walk on though, the museum covers a large area. I've visited only once but plan to visit again....More

Thank dheggie
Reviewed 8 January 2015

The museum is worth the time to visit! It is located on the hill side above the Dnipro River. The Mother Land Statue is part of the museum. It is a large museum (I have heard one of the largest in Ukraine) and includes a...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

This place is great. I have been to this museum 4 times in the past 3 years and I learn something new every time I go. It is very interesting to hear different points of view and facts from different tour guides. Usually I only...More

1  Thank Diana O
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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