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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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Excellent museum

I went into the museum after climbing the motherland monument (see that review). First they have a few displays from the current conflict in the east - very good display as it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Riga, Latvia

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Riga, Latvia
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159 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went into the museum after climbing the motherland monument (see that review). First they have a few displays from the current conflict in the east - very good display as it is real time. I think it meant more because I had seen it all on the news and it was recent. Then I went into the WWII museum... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only walked through the park, but were truly impressed with the statues and military equipment on display.

Thank CaliKara
Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to see in this museum, unfortunately no information in English language and all the staff are of the older generation with the surly unhelpful former Soviet attitude. Bearing this in mind it is still worth a visit.

Thank davidP3350TQ
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the foot of the Motherland monument, this is a great museum to those who fought in WW2. I was a bit sceptical about bothering to visit it, but you must allow at least 90 minutes here. You buy your tickets from the desk on the right as you enter the reception area. On the left, you can buy... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum displays a lot of the remaining of the Great Patriotic War. What you find here is similar to what you find in other former Soviet Union block countries I guess. Many things here remind me of the War Museum in Hanoi.

Thank VanNguyen_Hanoi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum was closed when we went. But we got to explore the surrounding areas and the sculptures and surrounding area is very nice and impressive.

Thank ut_jd
Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I just visited the museum on Sat Oct 10, 2015. This place has wonderful exhibition of numerous impressive historical items , objects , photos , etc... However I cannot find any brief summary of any thing like events/ phots , weapons , etc,.. in English !?The only places written in English are the cashier booths ! If we need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Spend some time there at dusk while enjoying the motherland statue at the back. Bring some water... there no place to buy there

Thank Andre A
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

It's amazing place. If you visit Kiev not miss this place. World can never forget it. So fabulous. Never war again in our planet .

Thank Kati M
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Just beneath the Rodina Mat statue and right next to the Lower Lavra catacomb complex, this is basically an outdoor park for lot of tanks, planes and all manner of rocket launchers. Take in the excellent view and clamber all over these old soviet military monsters..... Not sure what was inside, we didn't bother to go it, more than happy... More 

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