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Great Patriotic War Museum

Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
+380 44 285 9452
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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many previous reviewers have mentioned, there isn't a ton of information in English here. However, there was enough information that we felt like we learned something from our visit. Each of the galleries has an information sheet in English (usually found at the threshold...More

Thank MandanaJames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK so like everyone else there is not much English here(actually pretty much everywhere) but that's not really a problem.The museum is laid out very well and the presentation makes it easy to see what is going on from the first wars to the war...More

Thank Stukiwi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A simple but well-maintained museum with english language guide-cards at the beginning of each section. Unlike some museums which seem to glorify war, this museum emphasizes the atrocity of war which, while difficult at times, was worthwhile to experience.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We went here at night, and it was amazing. It is well lit, and the whole thing is outside. You can surely feel the spirit of Ukraine as you pursue though the WWII vehicles, weapons and carvings that lead up to the Motherland. It is...More

Thank mgriz
Reviewed 9 January 2018

One can spend hours here for the entrance fee of 70 cents US. Many bemoan the lack of English signage but an English guide can be hired for $3.50USD. I didn't use a guide, human or audio($1.75USD) but still got a lot from my visit....More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I'm glad I went, but in terms of all the museums I've been to, this one wasn't much of a learning experience as 99% of everything is in Ukrainian - which is fine, of course, but then not very good for tourists, which they want....More

Thank RStefanBKK
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

In front of the museum are placed big socialistic statues. They are as usual so funney by their proportion. The museum is well done and at the main hall is car which is drilled in Dombas. The museum is not too big so it won't...More

Thank Jiří N
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Very interesting museum with permanent exhibition of photos, uniforms, weapons use during 1941-1945 on both armies at war

Thank hectormejico
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A very impressive collection of WW2 military hardware including several T-34 tanks. I was equally impressed with the Katyusha Rocket Launcher

Thank Damian120
Reviewed 3 December 2017

For 100 UAH you get entry, audio guide and photo permission to visit one of the very best war museums in the world. It is somewhat old fashioned in its design, and little in the display cases is translated, but to gives you an idea...More

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EuropeanCookie
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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zivgin
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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Danica T
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
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