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Kharkiv Historical Museum

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Universytetska vul. 5, Kharkiv 61003, Ukraine
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Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

This museum is about the large and rich past of the Ukraine and Kharkiv. You learn a lot of it. The entrance fee is cheap.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jonaswe1989
Reviewed 22 May 2018

You will find nothing about the interesting, difficult parts of Ukrain history like the first Ukrainian People's Republic of 1917, nothing about the nationalists who saw their hope in collaborating with the Germans against the Red Army twelve years after Holodomor, nothing about the terror...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Knut B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I visited this museum. floors 2,3, & 4 are both Russian and English. 1st floor is pre WW1. only in Russian.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mcguyvor57
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We spent 3hrs in the museum as I’m interested in history and always want to know more about the place I’m visiting. This was our first visit to Ukraine and to Kharkiv. On a plus side there is plenty to see over 4 floors and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank NorfolkClare
Reviewed 29 January 2018

if you're interested in the history of Kharkiv and the region. Somewhat strangely, you pay 'by the floor' but the combined cost is still cheap. Start at the top and make sure you keep your tickets with you as the attendant on each floor will...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The museum has no exhibit to speak of. Some soviet propaganda, holograms(!!) of medals - very underwhelming. The building itself used to possess an impressive red brick exterior, but after some questionable and expensive renovation that added the glass extension and re-painted he signature wall...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank tal-elmar
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The museum is the remain of the soviet propaganda. Useful if you are interested in the historical dimensions of nowdays Ukraine - take a comparative tour there and compare with the Kiyv histroical museum. You will see and feel the difference. The muesum has 4...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Zolcsii
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Newly renovated front part of the museum looks like a something very modern and special with full edge-to-edge transparent glass walls. But unfortunately it's a museum and inside no any renovations from the Soviet Union times (my opinion) Maybe it is not so bad -...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Valdis A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A very impressive museum split over four floors set in a large old red brick building. The WW2 display is the good - and partially in English, although there is also an audio guide. Good sections too on Communist rule pre and post war. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank halder
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We all know that English is a global language. The museum administrators has to realize that fact! All the informations about the pieces were written with Kiril alphabet.

Date of experience: April 2017
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