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Chernobyl National Museum

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Very interesting and well presented museum, if you don‘t speak Russian, you really need the Audio... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zuribob
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Zurich, Switzerland
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So Interesting .....

We visited this before we visited the actual site at Chernobyl . It tells the story of what... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2018
Brandylady
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting and well presented museum, if you don‘t speak Russian, you really need the Audio guide. A lot of information on one of modern histories tragic events, fascinating documents and photos, and the terrible story of the heroic first responders, and the evacuation of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this Museum, even though it is not easy to follow many documents , documenting this tragedy. If you have time ( 1 hour is enough ) , you should visit it : - take the Audio guide, as without this , you will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Kiev and don't want to go to Chernobyl or you don't have time, so at least check this museum, it's really good, will give you a great idea about this sad disaster and it got some real stuff to see

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From Independence Square you take the Metro (line 2) 2 stops along to Kontraktova Ploshcha, it is then about 4-5 minutes walk. The museum is fairly small but packed with lots of information from how the disaster came to be and what happened afterwards. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

We visited this before we visited the actual site at Chernobyl . It tells the story of what happened there and house the photos and personal items of those who died in the disaster.( eg . Watches, spectacles, uniforms) Also some very interesting facts here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

The museum is quite compact and most if its exhibitions are in Russian language. The entrance fee is quite low and you can pay extra to see a video gram of the blast at Chernobyl power station. The museum tells a story about brave people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Anna K, Научный директор at Chernobyl National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

We offer an audio guide in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very basic and small museum. Three medium sized rooms. Costs about 20 to enter and an extra 40 to take photos. That’s fine as it’s still less than $10US. I did find it fairly poor that then I was asked for another 20 to watch...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Anna K, Научный директор at Chernobyl National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

We offer an audio guide in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese. It costs only 50 ($2US). An audio guide would help you learn more about what is presented in the museum.

Reviewed November 3, 2018

Now I know it was a mistake not taking the english audio guide, but we haven't been offered one and unfortunately we didn't ask. In the museum itself there isn't much to see. Very little things of interest to an average person, some newspapers, old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank piotku
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic museum with well thought out exhibits. The museum really takes you on a journey of the Chernobyl disaster. They pay homage to the victims and also the survivors who had to move home. I would definitely recommend you buy an audio guide as not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 932nathanaely
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I found this museum to be extremely educational and comprehensive. It did not just focus on the immediate aftermath of the accident at all. There was a wealth of information provided about the continuing effects from one computer exhibit where you could look at any...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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