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Great Patriotic War Museum

Closes in 2 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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All reviewsmotherland statuemilitary equipmentrodina maton displaylarge collectionmother motherlandenglish descriptionsred armysoviet unioninteresting place to visitaudio guidesoviet stylewell worth the visittake photoswalk aroundtanksexhibits
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Reviewed yesterday

Was expected to be bored but they have done this so artistically and the audio guides were just right with enough information. Loved the climb to the viewing platform for the view

Thank julielewis15
Reviewed 4 days ago

every one must visit to understand wars' ugly face. it is exagerrating or naked truth. wars can not fare for any one. truthfull and sad place.

Thank serhanozel
Reviewed 4 days ago

The first problem with this Museum is there are no English Exhibits or Guides.. Not good for Foreigners especially as the Museum is set up to show the Heros of the Ukrainian army. Few Old Tanks and Artillery on show but no readable explanations.

Thank mickinge
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large display of armaments that have been used against the foes of the Ukraine. From WW2 through the land grab of Crimea by the Soviets. Outstanding artifacts here and in Lady of Ukraine Museum

Thank tmwsolak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few hours around the entire grounds of the WW2 museum. The actual museum is a decent size , but mostly in Ukrainian, so we breezed through pretty quickly. We found the outside to be much more interesting. They have multiple statues, monuments,...More

Thank Randi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this I thought it was awesome. Great exhibition and display. The history and the exhibits are very well later out and each hall had English texture/leaflet which explained the back ground of the hall from the WW2 to Ukraine getting independence. I felts...More

Thank Usman M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum (confusingly also know as the 'National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War') as we are both very interested in WWII history. Unfortunately our high expectations were not really met. The museum consists of a vast amount...More

1  Thank mmmill
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Very interesting history; a vivid expression of inhumanity, struggles and patriotism displayed on the walls of the pathways. A very vast area of war trucks, tanks, planes on display. a nice park as well, clean. Informative and sufficient.

Thank cashwash
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Some old military Katusha from WW2 as well as modern tanks from recent conflict with Russia. The notion is clear the execution could be better.

Thank D L
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Not mutch info are in english, but tank & airplaine info are in english, very cheap, but bring small bills.

2  Thank Kent G
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27 May 2017|
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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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20 June 2016|
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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