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Great Patriotic War Museum

Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
+38 044 285 9452
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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
+38 044 285 9452
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Reviewed 4 days ago

huge open air park with tanks ,planes, artillery and trucks and guns all sign posted in English as well as Ukrainian. Main museum under the "Motherland statue " is sobering place. From first moment, viewing the dead soldiers kit bags from current war with Russia...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 floors with detailed explanation from tour guide.. Interesting if you have the stamina to stand for periods of time listening to guide.. If so, well worth it

Thank winnie s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking forward to visiting this museum, I purchased an audio guide as I read there is not much English. The audio guide was boring, I'm not if it was the accent as it was slightly monotoned which made me lose interest. The admission...More

Thank EuropeanCookie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is also called the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the 2nd World War. In my opinion, it is the most attractive site in Kiev because of its uniqueness and appealing. Besides, the Motherland Monument is just nearby.

Thank Wilfred P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in old Russian Tanks, Jets and canons this little museum has it all. Sadly most descriptions are only in their language. I did enjoy it.

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great museum for anyone interested in the Second World War. The entire complex, including the Motherland Monument and Eternal Flame, are worth going to, but the museum is certainly worth the stop. The exhibits are varied, featuring both well-preserved items and rusted...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I'm not military stuff fun, but have to say is impressive to see all those tanks and artillery and other military equipment in real. & visiting museum was very impressive for me. We all see and hear about bottles worldwide, but seeing hundreds of young...More

Thank Karel C
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I am very interested in WW2 history and have visited numerous museums and sites. This is certainly amongst the best of the sites I have visited. Many WW2 artefacts and a lot of military equipment, especially tanks and Cold War aircraft and missiles. It is...More

Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

You can figure out a fair amount of what the various items are. But you're missing a lot because all they have in English is a single page describing each room. They do have English descriptions on some vehicles outside proving that Russia provided tanks...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Well worth your time most of this is free and is out in the open air it is fascinating to see how the impact on Ukraine and Eastern Europe as we from the west tend to think it was only fought out in the West...More

Thank Allybee0943
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Hi What is the best way to get to the museum by public transport? Thanks
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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Hi Friend, I wanted to know... is this place is indoors? or outdoors? how long do you think a tour should take? Thank you!
6 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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Danica T
How long should I allow to experience the museum?
19 June 2016|
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Response from MattGrosvenor | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hours to have a good look around