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Kharkiv Historical Museum

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Address: 5, Universitetska St, Kharkiv 61003, Ukraine
Phone Number:
+380 572 232 094
09:30 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:30 - 17:00

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Interesting museum of local history

I spent a very pleasant few hours here and would probably have spent longer had I not been pressed for time. It's situated right on Constitution Square but the front entrance... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 April 2016
Hebron, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 5 floors and in typical Ukrainian fashion, you can pay per floor. I did the WW2 one and it was decent. Also a decent amount in English which was surprising!

Thank David K
Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Information in English is less and not adequate, especially first floor have not any information in English. In some parts, they have Russian and Ukrainian language and there is no English. Second floor which is about World War was quite impressive and passed good information about Kharkov history. Some parts, especially near stairs have not lights so it is not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

There are lots of things on display but there is something you will find very special.Several floors and very helpful staff.Clean toilets.

Thank yavuzIstanbul
Yekaterinburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

There was a nice array of items here. and they were displayed quite well. I really enjoyed their WWII items.

Thank norgeva
Hebron, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I spent a very pleasant few hours here and would probably have spent longer had I not been pressed for time. It's situated right on Constitution Square but the front entrance appears to be undergoing renovations - some sort of construction, anyway, though I never saw anyone doing anything there - so you have to go in the back. Not... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Five of the hugest tank battles in the world were fought here or close by and only a bit of square footage is dedicated to this story. What a shame.

Thank officematt
Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

I was only looking for the WW2 things lots of things to see never seen before...I had time to kill so I saw more floors.Really worth it to see a famous world hero and with recent history not to be missed too about the new independent Ukraine and the book of rememberence and photos of those who lost their lives... More 

Thank 993richard
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Visited back in OCTOBER 2013, it rained very hard that day. We can see the wwii tanks outside of the museum; they serve as the main weapons of choice for the Soviet Army during WWII. Inside however, has under construction during the time I was there, therefore, didn't know what interesting weapons from the war were there. QQ~~

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Only went in the war museum floor but fantastic looking forwatd to visiting later this year. Couldnt believe my luck a T34/85 sat outside and the collection inside wow

Thank Dave W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Very interesting museum with great artifacts! However, I was disappointed that the 2nd floor (World War 2 display) was closed until further notice!!! Only told, maybe May, maybe June.... For me it was supposed to be the main reason and interest in the museum. So check before you make the trip. I did not see anything on their website regarding... More 

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