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Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War
Ranked #2 of 149 things to do in Minsk
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Saskatoon
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Eye Opening!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013

From a Canadian view, we are somewhat sheltered visually from the horrific events surrounding this part of our history. This was a huge eye opener (at first visually). An after mentally, regarding the actual events of this era. Very graphic but a must see for a true understanding and appreciation of the dedication of so many.

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Interesting attraction”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

Dispite no english explains I found this museum to be quite interesting. A lot of the exhibits were self explanatory and definately worth an hour or two.

They also have free toilets available which is a bonus.

Visited August 2013
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Not in english”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Very cheap entrance fee but for non Russian speaker its only possible to look at the things and its hatd to understand. Still, its worth visiting!

Visited April 2013
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Leicester
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166 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Affecting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a museum that should be seen. It shows how terrible it was for countries who were invaded by the Germans and had them on their soil. Most affecting are the photos, clearly taken by the Germans, of partisana and Jews being murdered by smiling Germans. The terror that the people of Belarus suffered at the hands of the invaders is starkly displayed. Would be better if there were captions in English, but much of what's on display speaks for itself.

Visited March 2013
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Derbyshire
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208 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“If you don't speak Russian you have had it!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

We were excited to go to this museum and then we realised the guide only spoke in Russian!
We had no idea what she was going on about and no one translated for us.
This meant we were bored and just looking at everything trying to work out what was going on.
The displays were very colourful and there were many guns and items from the war itself.
I wish they had someone who could translate there. :-(

Visited February 2013
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