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Seeing the magnitude of some of the missiles and being so close to some of the vintage airplanes and tanks is an experience in itself. You can climb on some and take pictures and then walk around the park and take it all in.
Ukraine was controlled by the Kremlin for hundreds of years, imposing heavy cost in terms of treasure and blood. This museum brings the tragedy of war as real as it gets with handwritten letters and photos of soldiers to their mothers (an extremely strong bond...More
The National Museum of the History of the Ukraine in the second world war is a memorial complex commemorating the German-Soviet war and is situated on the southern outskirts of Kiev. The hop on hop off bus stops nearby and it is a must visit...More
If you are going to Kiev, this place is a must to see. Very well designed, you dont even feel that this is a park where the children are playing and families are enjoying. In addition to those you can see the tanks, guns and...More
A very good museum, underneath the Motherland statue. The staff were excellent, and a free cloakroom and a coffeeshop available, also wifi.
Excellent Audio guide which i would recommend.
Great collection and exhibits, very well presented.
Would suggest 1-2 hours.
I write this particular review as a student of military history, having visited many war-related museums over the years. I appreciate that not everyone is as interested in the subject as me :-) Neverthless, whatever your level of interest this is a world-class museum.
This was one of my highlights when in Kiev. The motherland monument is something to behold and is worth seeing on its own. Other then that there are 3 main things to do here. The first is outside there are loads of tanks,planes and other...More