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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.