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Address: 2 Konstytutsii Street, Poltava, Ukraine
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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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Good local museum

Do not be put off by the mis-translation of the museum's name. It is not the local 'lore' museum ! It is the Poltava local museum - i.e. everything about Poltava and the region... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not be put off by the mis-translation of the museum's name. It is not the local 'lore' museum ! It is the Poltava local museum - i.e. everything about Poltava and the region. Very comprehensive.

Thank Observer-Y
County Monaghan, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I went in here not sure what to expect and I was surprised when I began to view the exhibitions about how many and well everything is displayed. I will say no more I don't want to spoil your surprise.

Thank johnjamesreilly392
Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I really enjoyed the museum even though everything is presented in Ukrainian or Russian. The quality and quantity of displays was way better than I expected. The history and development of the Poltava region is represented nicely with displays of history, battles, city, home life, and culture. Most recently, they have added memorials of the Ukrainian soldiers (from Poltava) that... More 

Thank beachvol23
Poltava, Ukraine
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87 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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..

Thank Raymond C
Salhouse, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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

Thank bobbyb82
Kiev, Ukraine
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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

Thank Alexander_Kulia
The Netherlands
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128 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 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!

2 Thank Schreuder
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321 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 931 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 

3 Thank Cora_v
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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