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Poltava Regional Museum

Address: 2 Konstytutsii Street, Poltava, Ukraine
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Ranked #2 of 60 Attractions in Poltava
Type: Museums
Attraction details
Type: Museums
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Good for 3 hours , as usual in Ukraine very small entry fee. so good value. Exhibits described in Ukrainian, so either you need to read Ukrainian or just enjoy wandering around museum. Visit and enjoy..

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Salhouse, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A very interesting museum housed in a beautiful Baroque building the exhibits are spread over two floors in separate sections there is even a wooly mammoth to see, sadly no English language explanations but I guess it's a little of the beaten track for that Well worth a visit and with a guide even better

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Kiev, Ukraine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This place full of historical guns,pictures, clothes and ect. Nice building near monument for Taras Shevchenko And near park

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The Netherlands
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102 reviews 102 reviews
9 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I agree with prior reviewers that the building is fascinating and certainly worth a visit. However, be prepared for a disappointment when you visit the collection inside. Old-fashioned exhibition style, not many interesting artefacts and explanantions only in Ukrainian!

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297 reviews 297 reviews
126 attraction reviews
789 helpful votes 789 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

This museum is a must see in Poltava no matter if you like ethnographic collections or not. If you don’t fancy regional museums, have a look at its unique building in Ukrainian Art Nouveau style. It was built in 1903-1908, to house the local government - Zemstvo of Poltava Gubernia (province). The architects were determined to step away from boring... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

This building is worth seeing, The architecture is really unique. If you have time a visit iside is well worth the small cost. Collections from Poltava and travels of weathy benefactors.

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