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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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"Imagine all the people, living life in PEACE.."

An objective collection of all sorts of equipment used in the past, powerful weapons that made a powerful statement..

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They have many military equipments and missiles used during world war. It was interesting to see those stuff. They have maintained'em well enough.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

An objective collection of all sorts of equipment used in the past, powerful weapons that made a powerful statement..

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Ellenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Was not easy to find, well to us it wasnt but was very interesting when we did arrive. The power that was around in the Ukrainewas truly amazing and you cant help wonder when walking around what might have happened if some one had pressed the "Wrong Button" Was extremly cold during our visit so if in the winter then... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Museum covers a large area, outside you have the Armour and aircraft and then there is the museum, the displays covered the war and the struggles, but it also includes the current troubles in Ukraine, I found this very somber indeed. As you go go around the museum there is a part of the display upstairs that is under... More 

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Morgan Hill, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is in the same park as the cave monastery. A long walk from one end to the other but the World War II Museum (Great Patriotic) is important because the Russians built it and it reflects their point of view: They won the war almost single handedly. With a little help... GO!

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Colorado Springs, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This museum has several parts to it. If you like history, plan on spending at least half a day. There are several pieces of soviet war machines, tanks, helicopters, on the walk up to the museum and it also has a dedicated area for more recent equipment. The first floor is recollection of the different campaigns the Old Soviet Union... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Lacking the hubris and tasteless fervor of Russian/Soviet tributes to the Great Patriotic War, this Museum is more subdued and classy while being comprehensive. The memorial to fallen Ukrainian soldiers and captured war booty from the recent Russian invasion provided a touching reminder that tyranny in Europe still exists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Visited first time about several years ago,didnt know they got the inside section.This time we went especially to celebrate Victory Day.Without parade this time,but still people went out with lots of concerts and celebration.So inside 3 store building-1st floor dedicated to the fallen in the nowdays war in Donbass,2nd floor id dedicated to the Great Patriotic War-or 2nd world war... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Kind of weird to go to museum that glorifies the Soviets while Russia is conducting a war in Ukraine and killing a lot of Ukranians. I realize that the Soviets really did carry the largest burden of the war against the Nazis, but still it's weird. And a lot of the parts of the museums there are about other wars... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

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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Address: Lavrskaya st., 24, Kiev, Ukraine
Phone Number: (44)285-94-52
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev

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