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Volgograd State Panoramic Museum Stalingrad Battle

Address: Chuikova St., 47, Volgograd 400005, Russia
Phone Number: (8442) 34-72-72
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Ranked #4 of 158 Attractions in Volgograd
Certificate of Excellence 2014
4.5 of 5 stars 104 Reviews
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums

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Orem, Utah
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145 reviews 145 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

This is what happens when two bullheaded leaders are willing to sacrifice their boys to the war gods rather than move forward with the conflict. Thank God for intervening with the coldest winter on record otherwise they would still be fighting. Praises to Russia for winning and sacrificing so heavily. This museum and panorama is amazing. If you miss it... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Visiting this monument is very overwhelming. Man can feel the atmosphere from those horrible period during WW2. Starting from the river bank you go up the huge stairs and you keep going up through a mausoleum until you end at the feet of the immense statue of 91 meters high;"The motherland calls". It was designed by sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

While the dioramas are excellent, the museum is otherwise a bit of a non-event. Don't bother to buy a ticket to take photos unless you want to photograph the dioramas, because there's otherwise not much of real interest here (Paulus's last headquarters under the Univermag building is much more interesting and free).

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workington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

So much to see in here. Our local guide Mikhael explained every piece of the exhibits. The diorama was particularly interesting

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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I visited Volgograd State Panoramic Museum 2 days ago . It was realy amazing presantation. During my visit one of the offical quide who was represanted all museum with perfect explanation. I would like to thank you quide Anna for more than two hours presantation.

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99 reviews 99 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I learned an amazing deal about the second world war in Russia. I understand the Russian people better, due to learning about the hardships they had to endure. Very nicely depicted! Much bigger than i expected from the outside of the building. To be recommended by a Dutch traveler.

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UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The museum is worth visiting if you like your history. It shows you how Volgograd was devastated in just 1 day. The 360 degree handpainting is a must to see.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The most amazing collection, with fascinating diorama and artefacts, but no English translation, which is a shame.

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Vancouver, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
41 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Amazing insight into the battle of the Volga .. So many lives lost in such deplorable winter conditions. No English, so a guide is invaluable. Diorama is very representative of such an unfortunate battle!

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Moscow, Russia
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624 reviews 624 reviews
358 attraction reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Interesting museum, very well-arranged exhibits, including Zaitsev's sniper rifles or the gift to Volgograd from British empire to commemorate the battle of Staliningrad: a beautiful sword. Includes four 90° panoramas with battle scenes during different seasons of the year and one large 360° panorama. They write everywhere you can't enter the panorama upstairs without a guided tour, but that was... More 

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