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The Lviv Historical Museum

4/6/24 Rynok Sq., Lviv, Ukraine
+380 322 975 369
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Nice small museum

Buying tickets here is not always straight forward. The best is to buy a ticket for every thing as... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Peyia, Cyprus
Enjoyed the Royal Rooms

The Museum is rather small but pleasant. You are directed to the first floor to the Royal rooms... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
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Among Ukraine's museums, the Lviv History Museum is one of the oldest and richest in historical artefacts and cultural relicts. Its displays help visitors visualise and trace the historical past of the town of Lviv and the lands of Galicia from olden times to modern days. The Museum's collections are housed in buildings Numbers 4, 6, 24 Rynok Square. These buildings house arhitectural monuments of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centures.
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  • Poor6%
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4/6/24 Rynok Sq., Lviv, Ukraine
+380 322 975 369
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Buying tickets here is not always straight forward. The best is to buy a ticket for every thing as it is very cheap and you will not be send back. The exhibitions are on different floors and where excellent. On the first floor you will...More

Thank sigzag
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The Museum is rather small but pleasant. You are directed to the first floor to the Royal rooms were one finds nice stucco walls painted in attractive colours, parquet flooring in reasonable condition ( that one can only walk on with special overshoe slippers )....More

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Situated just at the eastern end of Lviv old town square, the Lviv Museum is an interesting way to spend a couple of hours looking at artefacts from Ukraine and the Galicia region's past. Or at least, to attempt to; be warned that very little...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2017

The museum is interesting, but the staff does not so helpful and I think none of them knows English. They don't want to speak Russian as well, only Ukrainian can help you.

1  Thank quliyevcavid
Reviewed January 25, 2017

This is a review for the royal townhouse portion of the museum. Once you figure out the pricing system (everything is separate), just go ahead and ask for everything. Splurge on the nickel or so it will cost you to photograph things. None of it...More

Thank PouletteParis
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

The museum is divided in many departments situated all around the Rynok. We visited the department relative to the Archeology and Ancient history museum. It was interesting to learn about the protection of Poland then Austria and the history of Cossack's as well. We also...More

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit to the various buildings on the east side of the old town square nos 2, 4 & 6. No 6 is a house owned by a wealthy merchant in which the 1686 treaty that partitioned Ukraine ( between Russia and Poland) was...More

Thank chepaddy
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a very good museum and well worth a visit if you want to find out the city's history. It's on several floors and there's no lift. This exibits are most interesting but you should have someone who can read Russian/Ukrainian language to enhance...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed July 21, 2016

There are a LOT of museums in L'viv, including nearly one entire side of the main city square with at least 4-5. It seems to me that many of the reviews of various places confuse the various museums, which is very understandable. It is confusing....More

Thank jef-ind
Reviewed June 30, 2016

If you are interested in orthodox ikons your find here a impressive collection. you can study several examples of the same topics.

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