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This place mostly tells the tales of the people who lived in Ukrainian territory.
Nice Jewelry, artifacts, clothes etc.
Once you are finished, you have more rooms with great Christian art and Jewish art.
I loved it, a true hidden gem in kiev.
This museum is in the grounds of the Lavra, and visiting both is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in Kiev. The collection of gold juwelry is stunning, just google "scythian pectoral" --- can you imagine this was made more than two millenia ago?
There are many places to visit inside the Lavra monastery (+ caves) "compound", but this is the one that stood out. A great collection particularly of Scythian gold. I didn't know much about the Scythians, but after this I will have to find out! It...More
This museum is in the back part of the Upper Pechersk- Lavra Complex - just before road down to Lower Lavra. Entry fee of 30 GVN separate form Lavra complex entry fee.
Lavish display of fine jewelry from Ancient Civilizations (Sythians, Samarians) recovered from grave...More
The museum is a small building inside the Lavra complex, so I didnt expect much of it. But inside, it misteriously hosts over 10 large rooms, each packed with archeological findings from earlier civilizations up to the more recent ones. worth a visit. better this...More
an interesting museum beginning with the stone age to the present time lots of interesting things to see but all the descriptions are in Ukrainian so unless you have a good guide or can read Ukrainian I think it would be difficult to appreciate the...More
The museum is in the Pechersk Lavra complex. It may be hard to find. There is a separate ticket need to get into the museum. The museum has gold and precious medal artifact from 2000 BC to 1900. The workmanship is very good. The signs...More
This museum is part of the Lavra complex and is closed on Monday. It costs 30 UAH or about $3.50 to enter. Bags and purses need to be checked before entering the museum. This museum covers gold and metallic jewelry, crowns, elaborately decorated books, horse...More