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The Lviv Historical Museum

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chaotic, but worth your time

We went there on a Wednesday. Nobody (incl. the staff!) told us that the actual museum is closed on... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Manhattan, KS
Silly pricing structure but enjoyed the ones I went to

So I went to one museum today under the Lviv Historical Museum complex: no. 2, the Palazzo... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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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...more
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4/6/24 Rynok Sq., Lviv, Ukraine
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We went there on a Wednesday. Nobody (incl. the staff!) told us that the actual museum is closed on Wednesdays but you can buy a ticket to see just the renaissance courtyard. This ticket gave us access to the Casa Leone restaurant where we had...More

Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed June 24, 2018

1. The bldg with hist of western ukraine and diaspora was closed for renovation. 2. The so-called royal rooms were small and nothing special; the Italian courtyard was, well, a small courtyard that didn't justify a separate admission fee; and the obnoxious woman selling tickets...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

So I went to one museum today under the Lviv Historical Museum complex: no. 2, the Palazzo Bandinelli, which has lovely rooms, some in in Renaissance decor and furnishings (and one room has a detailed explanation of this in English but the others don’t); Western...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We visited the exhibits housed in No. 4 which focus on the creation of independent Ukraine and the Ukrainian Dispora. Whilst cheap (30 UAH per person) and well stocked, the museum lacks much in the way of English translations. There are summaries in most of...More

Thank tolovetolive
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

1  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

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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

1  Thank GandalfTheDrunk
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

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