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Great Patriotic War Museum

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Address: Lavrskaya st., 24, Kiev, Ukraine
Phone Number: (44)285-94-52
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Second World War

One of the biggest open air museums. Technics, cars, and tanks. Sculptures are great. The motherland monument is really best of all! Nice place to make photo with whole Kyiv view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Vitaly O
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the biggest open air museums. Technics, cars, and tanks. Sculptures are great. The motherland monument is really best of all! Nice place to make photo with whole Kyiv view from hill.

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Thank Vitaly O
Porto, Portugal
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Is really great to visit this museum where we can in perfect conditions the main vehicles that have fight and win the WW II.

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Thank Antonio G
Ripoll, Spain
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Starting with a stroll across the monument of the Red army and the peasants suporting it, surrounding military aircraft and armored vehicles, modern and old. The second stage takes us in front of a hughe Motherland which stands above the entrance to one of the biggest exhibitions you can find regarding the Eastern Front in the WWII or Great Patriotic... More 

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Thank BerniRoig
USA
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108 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Indeed, as other reviewers pointed out, this place has limited signs or boards in English. Yet, the magnificent sculptures are jaw-dropping the moment you arrive. They are HUGE! By comparison, Washington, DC world war era or Korean war memorial are smaller in size. Before you enter this open air museum, you can see actual tanks seized from the recent war... More 

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Thank NickTimepass
زليتن‎
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been visited this museum in Aug. 1999, it was very great place , nice view , everything done with high attention , they should be proud about that.

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Thank Mohammed E
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see if your in Kiev just for the Motherland Statue. Very Soviet looking. You can got in to the military museum and view the Aircraft and tanks close up.

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Thank Mark W
Paris, France
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting and inexpensive place to visit. The descriptions should be in English though. A nice display of military vehicles outside, great view of the valley below, and the outdoor carvings are fabulous.

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Thank foryoumydear
Las Cruces, NM
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Took the tour provide by New Logic Incoming Tour Operator. Was picked up at hotel by car and driver with English speaking guide. We toured the grounds outside the museum where there were many planes, tanks, etc. Inside the museum were by joined by an English speaking guide from the museum. This was a private tour, so had two English... More 

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Thank ChuckSLasCruces_NM
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

You need to see .... incredible architecture & absolutely fascinating! Even, if you believe, you are not into such things ..... you will totally impressed & be surprised .... it it so interesting.

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Thank Rob G
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The size of this venue and the quality of the exhibits inside the Museum are outstanding. What is odd, but understandable, is that you pay, as a visitor, for various elements separately - for example entry fee is one price, a fee to take photos is separate tickets for inside don't allow access to outside area exhibits which are a... More 

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Thank Paul T

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