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Great Patriotic War Museum

Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
+380 44 285 9452
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Lavrska vul. 24, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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"motherland statue"
in 34 reviews
"military equipment"
in 20 reviews
"rodina mat"
in 26 reviews
"large collection"
in 5 reviews
"mother motherland"
in 8 reviews
"english descriptions"
in 5 reviews
"different languages"
in 5 reviews
"red army"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 15 reviews
"soviet union"
in 15 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"soviet style"
in 8 reviews
"audio guide"
in 10 reviews
"take photos"
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"walk around"
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"tanks"
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Reviewed today

If you are a war buff, make a point to visit this place and you will not be disappointed. Please take a guide who can speak English as the descriptions are in native language. Mother Land statue is an wonderful piece of art which is...More

Thank rajuma2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a must see if in Kiev old tanks planes weapons of war on display artillery pieces and trucks . air transports

Thank demetriusTesla
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, TripAdvisor needs to update the listing. The museum has been renamed The National Museum of Ukrainian History In The Second World War. Ukraine is doing away with Soviet-era names and terminology as an independent state. This museum is one of if not the best...More

Thank Nick B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice collection of army planes, vehicle and fight techniques. Museum is closed to Motherland statue.

Thank Tomáš C
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is a very cool place if you are a World War II buff. There are open air exhibits of artillery, planes, trucks and tanks. The outdoor statues of warriors are amazing

Thank napacapt
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Great Patriotic War Museum is located directly underneath the Rodina Mat statue and provides a fascinating insight into the soviet side of WW2. The museum is very large and full of exhibits covering different aspects of the second world war in a lot of...More

Thank leo b
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Museum exhibits many personal soldier stuff and military vehicles of all kind from World War 2. Unfortunately exhibit descriptions are only in Ukrainian language. Visited in 11/2016

Thank JaroslavNecas
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

World war 2 mamorial at Kiev is unique for so natural so nicely maintained . All actual wreckage of planes ambulance guns artlary soldier's accesoirres and belongings war instruments and what not. You will be moved to see the belongings of soldier's who laid their...More

Thank JSS71
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

If you like war history then this is the place for you. It has an extraordinary collection of WW2 memorabilia. Mostly horrific in nature. A very sobering place. Fabulous GRAND Soviet war monuments adorn the grounds.

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Only on visiting this museum did I realise with complete certainty that WW2 in Europe was won not in the West and the debt we owe to particularly the people of Ukraine and Russia who died in their millions not their tens of thousands.If you...More

1  Thank robertM5367PF
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EuropeanCookie
27 May 2017|
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Response from gmercader | Reviewed this property |
I would use Uber or another taxi app. Safest and with a good price.
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zivgin
6 August 2016|
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Response from Pavel L | Reviewed this property |
Most of them outside - technique. Smaller War Museum is inside. We were there for about 2-3 hours.
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Danica T
19 June 2016|
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Response from wasjet | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree you need 2 to 3 hours, mainly because much of it is outside and spread around and the hill top park it is in and the views it gives are a large part of the visit
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