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Great Patriotic War Museum

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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum has a great collection of armament and heavy weapons used by both parties of Ukrainian conflict, and also lots of WWII time vehicles and tanks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sampo C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DikkatGezginVar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Zuribob
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

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. In...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank smillngtraveller
Reviewed 15 November 2018

IF you are an aviation nuet like me you ill LOVE this museum, IF you are just a bit interested innairplanes you Will enjoy this museum for a few hours

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JohanGillgren
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 932nathanaely
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I’m not a huge fan of wars and wartime stories, however I must say it was interesting to visit it because it was part of a tour ... would I take the trouble to visit it separately, no (but that could be my individual taste)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gailani_art
Reviewed 6 October 2018

What makes this museum special is the complex itself, it is a time machine back to the USSR. The display about the conflict with Russia makes the museum special for visitors from Western Europa. This museum is must see if war is your cup of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bachuus
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We spent an hour or so here - the place is full of interesting information and the exhibits have been well curated, with a lot of thought. We rented audioguides, which was definitely a good idea as there is little explanation in English otherwise. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from gmercader | Reviewed this property |
I would use Uber or another taxi app. Safest and with a good price.
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7 August 2016|
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Response from Pavel L | Reviewed this property |
Most of them outside - technique. Smaller War Museum is inside. We were there for about 2-3 hours.
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Response from wasjet | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree you need 2 to 3 hours, mainly because much of it is outside and spread around and the hill top park it is in and the views it gives are a large part of the visit