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Chernobyl National Museum

Kharyvyj Pereulok,1, Kiev 04071, Ukraine
+380 44 482 5627
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Excellent museum - audio guide essential

This museum was a real eye opener to those who were around when the disaster happened and for those... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Alicia B
Dont bother - go on the tour instead

This place is a bit of a pain to find (its between buildings down a side street) and once you've... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Kharyvyj Pereulok,1, Kiev 04071, Ukraine
+380 44 482 5627
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This museum was a real eye opener to those who were around when the disaster happened and for those who were born after. The audio guide was absolutely essential - costs about 50 or 100 UAH I think and is available in at least 5...More

Thank Alicia B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is a bit of a pain to find (its between buildings down a side street) and once you've located it then you are treated to a two room exhibition of no real interest aside from the models of the reactor. Downstairs is another...More

Thank AJMids
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I went on a two day tour a few days ago with Chernobylwel.come (see review there) to Chernobyl itself. I was fascinated with the area and want to keep learning about this tragic event but I wondered if I would learn much more here. I...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I was 12 years old in 1986' Scandinavia, and still remember the fear and uncertainty in the wake of the Chernobyl incident all too well. It was quite the experience, reliving these historic events and the years that followed from the perspective of the Ukrainians...More

Thank Futt
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I saw this museum my first day in Kiev, and didn't understand some of it. After spending two days in Chernobyl, it would have been more valuable experience. They do have headsets in English. Somewhat austere and sad. We have learned so much since this...More

Thank Chuck P
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Yes, this is a museum to visit for everyone to understand how deep was the tragedy of Chernobyl. And how it is still nowadays. For foreign quests I would recommend to take a tour. Sorry, but it is very hard to write a review. Every...More

Thank StarRanger
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Place is dedicated to people affected by disaster (both who were working and living there) so it makes you stop and think about the personal tragedies caused by Chernobyl disaster. Make sure to get audio guide because most of the stuff is in local language....More

1  Thank Juozukas
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I think travelers with expectations of mutants or horribly injured people are going to find this educational or disappointing. The poor reviews should be read with this is mind. Over 600,000 people worked to contain this disaster. As a result of this work, the people...More

1  Thank ProfVelazco
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I cannot say that I enjoyed the museum but not from the perspective of learning as much as seeing the tragedy of the melt down portrayed. It has an audio component in English which was very detailed in describing what the cause of the mishap...More

Thank Jodphd
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a worthwhile trip for those with any interest in the Chernobyl incident. I recommend coming here before your day trip to the actual site, as it will peak your interest in what you're about to see in person. This museum is located not...More

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Emma S
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Response from janosfk | Reviewed this property |
I do not know for sure; Visa cards are generally acceptable but I believe we paid in cash.