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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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Museum Fan or Not, This is a Must

I have to be honest, I love history and thought I knew a great deal about the "Great Patriotic War." However, my knowledge was based on what I learned in the U.S., without ever... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I have to be honest, I love history and thought I knew a great deal about the "Great Patriotic War." However, my knowledge was based on what I learned in the U.S., without ever having travelled to Europe. Do yourself a favor and talk a walk down to this museum (or a cab ride). Not only is the museum a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

What's nice about this attraction is that most of the exhibits are outdoors and free. You can meander around the park taking in various soviet military equipment from ww2onwards.Also some nice statues especially the giant mother land statue. Worth visiting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Excellent collection very impressive been twice look forward to returning and seeing the Statue of the Motherland again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Good place to visit if you want to spend a few hours remembering how bad the world can be Such a good wide range of vehicles and military equipment that you can look at The museum is good Just a short 10 minute walk from the arsenal metro station with the motherland statue next door Make sure you go when... More 

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Odessa, Odes'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It's An Open Air Museum Of War,Surrounded Some Very Big Monuments,And the ever high Rodinamat(motherland) Statue.Also Its Located Quite High So It Gives A Great View Of Kiev.Go There And Enjoy..

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was a cool spot, large array of tanks/missiles/weaponary etc plus the awesome giant mother of ukraine statue, the museums have huge display of historical war artifacts and pictures however nothing is in english at all so you don't know what a lot of them are about, its great on a sunny day you can stroll at your own pace... More 

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Horley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful location for a museum under an iconic statue on the Kiev skyline. The museum is inexpensive and even with very few of the exhibits being translated into English you fill a couple of hours while walking around. There is a cheap cafe where we got 3 drinks and 3 ice creams for less than £2!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Walking up to the museum you can't help feel very small next to the imposing building and the statues on the approach. The museum itself is well laid and some thought has obviously gone into the displays. There are cards in different languages in the entrance to most rooms however the items themselves are only in Ukrainian and Russian. But... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Interesting place to visit and it is in the same area as Motherland statue. Inside the Motherland statue there is also a war museum but no photoes sone sadly.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Little has changed at this most impressive place, since I first started visiting when I moved to Kiev in 2001. It is a simply stunning record of Ukraine's efforts, losses and contributions during the epic conflagrations of the 20th Century. Set in well-maintained grounds, with outdoor exhibitions of tanks, vehicles, aircraft and ballistic missiles! The route through the park to... More 

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