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National Museum of the History of Ukraine

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Volodymyrska vul. 2, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first impression is the beautiful building. When we brought the ticket the lady asked us where we come from and gave us a small gift. A nice touch. The museum contents were excellent. From Stone Age to present, there were lots of exhibits, not...More

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The exhibits were great. Comprehensive exhibition of Ukraine’s history. Unfortunately very little was English which was very frustrating. It would be so much more rewarding if a little more effort could be put into a country’s national museum of history.

Thank christopher d
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

It was somewhat unmodernised (not interactive at all) and it didn't include almost any information in English so we just looked at different items without understanding the story related to it.

Thank Sea P
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

A really interesting museum with a lot of item from the early days of Ukraina , up the nowadays. A good multimedia presentation and nice models gave us a good impression of the history. We were specially interested in the connections with Scandinavia as we...More

1  Thank Trondoc
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in Ukrainian history as I am then this is the place to head for. There is some information in English. If I do have a criticism it is that it’s a difficult place to find, and when you get there it’s...More

1  Thank AJRSPEN
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

It was a great walk to the museum! You walk through beautiful parks with a great view of Dnipro river valley! Around the museum you can see a various different second word war equipment very interesting! The museum itself is interesting and the worth the...More

1  Thank adibfarid
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Starting on the bottom floor you start in the earliest time period in Ukrainen history. As you walk up each floor the time becomes more modern. It ends with the current war over the Crimea with Russia. It. Is done well, defiantly worth the 100...More

1  Thank bootsnfuzz
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum at an unbeatable fare. Spend some time till your kids are tired and come back some other day to learn more of the interesting Ukranian history.

1  Thank Merijn K
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Good for rainy day. Good for hot summer day as well. Ukraine now is not a happy country - you'll feel this in this museum. Return to the happy soviet past is impossible. War is standing on the porch. Unfortunately. Besides the war, there are...More

1  Thank Dmitry T
Reviewed January 12, 2018

It has everything just like a history museum supposed to have, but all quite in Simple collection, no English though. Ok for one or two hour visit.

2  Thank Lingang
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