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Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum

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Address: Lavrskaya St., 9, Kiev 02000, Ukraine
Phone Number:
+380 44 255 1237
10:00 - 18:00
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Tiny place so combine it was a visit to the caves. But really unique and interesting experience just a shame there isn't more of it.

Reviewed 18 March 2015
Endon, United Kingdom
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Endon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Tiny place so combine it was a visit to the caves. But really unique and interesting experience just a shame there isn't more of it.

Thank Alexb123a
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Seriously, if you have the opportunity to spend a few minutes looking at a flea with golden shoes, or a chessboard on the head of a pin, or a human hair turned into a bud vase, isn't it worth it? This museum offers the added attraction of poetry to accompany each piece, which adds to its charm.

Thank ontheroadagain1434
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Its hard to believe the industriosity snd patience of the artist: micro books, galeons, balerinas. It takes 30 minutes to complete the tour

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

This is an amazing museum the likes of which I have not seen in any other place. It is well worth finding in the Lavra Museum and only takes a few minutes to go through. The different pieces are amazing to see through the microscopes. The items are beautiful besides the incredible amount of work that must have been needed... More 

Thank Glen W
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The micro-miniatures are the must see if you are in Kiev. The extraordinary guy who makes them (Mykola Syadristy) may also be on site, which is an extra bonus.

2 Thank Oksana N
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Royalty and many world leaders have visited this museum. This display was also in Australia in 1988 for our expo. To see a chess set carved onto the head of a pin? in Gold? wow amazing!!!!

1 Thank David C
Lecco, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014

I went here beacuse I'm courious... The museum is inside the "Lavra area" in Kiev city Centre. Is so beautiful look inside the microscope to see so small gold things. This artist is a genius! Lovable!

2 Thank Diegoaps
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

It's a small museum inside the Lavra complex containing less than 20 miniatures. but each it's an amazement of industriosity and tiny details: a tiny galeon, a book. It's no more than 20 minutes but worth a stop while in Lavra.

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 675 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I thought it was interesting but not amazing. For a few Euro its interesting to see the miniatures with the extreme details but it seemed dated. Maybe it was the style of the room that seemed so horribly plain that would drag down the exhibits. The staff was extremely kind and helpful. Something to see in the Lavra complex.

Thank ExplorerXYZ
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

located within the Pechersk Lavra, this tiny museum showcases about 10 actual miniature items of its type which seems very uncommon elsewhere in the world. worth seeing as it is part of the Pechersk Lavra UNESCO world heritage site. Photographing is almost impossible

Thank bellemonde

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