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Mikhailovsky Battery Museum

An excellent museum of artifacts from the Crimean War, started 2010. it is set out in British... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Kursk, Russia
husband loved it

It was pretty well done, an interesting place. Husband enjoyed it very much. I enjoyed him... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2013
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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30 Sep 2017
“Mikhailovsky Battery Museum”
16 Oct 2013
“husband loved it”
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

An excellent museum of artifacts from the Crimean War, started 2010. it is set out in British, French, Turkish, Sardinian and Russian groups. It also covers the 1917 revolution, 1920s civil war, and WW2. There was a wonderful guided tour, but in Russian. It was...More

Thank davidramsey2004
Reviewed 16 October 2013

It was pretty well done, an interesting place. Husband enjoyed it very much. I enjoyed him enjoying it. It was no doubt better for those with a good guide.

Thank tulsacats
Reviewed 7 October 2013

A new stop on the Black Sea cruises allows a visit to the Panorama of the Battle of Sevastopol Crimean War. 360 degree action. Papier mache merges with 2 dimensional painting of the Battle. View from 2 levels. Hard to see where the 3 dimensional...More

1  Thank iquilt
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Even if you are not a history buff, it is fascinating to see the submarine pens. What a clever way to hide from your enemies. As the years went by this underground sanctuary was even a bomb shelter should an atomic explosion occur. This shipyard...More

Thank snoopysister
Reviewed 7 July 2013

i agree with other Tripadvisor reviewers that the best part of touring here is the sense of being in a city that was closed and hidden from much of the world under Soviet control until recently. In fact, it is not so overwhelming as the...More

1  Thank r2croak
Reviewed 15 March 2013

This was my first visit to Sevastopol in October 2010, and on a cool overcast day we took a tour of the harbour and had a bird's eye view of the many Russian warships still stationed here. Most interesting for me was that during Soviet...More

1  Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 13 September 2012 via mobile

Just a harbor with russian rusty ships. Nothing fascinating. And there is no a shipyard, just a couple of dry docks. What they call the shipyard here is a pier where touristic boats and ferry moor.

1  Thank ykushla
Reviewed 26 July 2012

basically still where tour boats load and unload not much to see but the donwtown area is a nice place to walk. Do not expect western service.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Anyway , if you walk by the seaside you will see lots of Russian flagged warships which reminds you the unique situation of this city ...

3  Thank TMERIC
Reviewed 16 September 2011

During the cold war, Russia built a secret submarine repair facility which is now open for tours. It is built into the side of a hill with channels and drydocks many of which can be accessed on concrete walkways. There is also a small museum...More

3  Thank faye57
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