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The Ruins of the Mill Named after Grudinin

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Next to the Stalingrad War Museum (State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
45 minutes to see a reality from war era

This place will not take a lot of time to spend in unless you are a photographer like me. It would... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The steam powered mill was built in 1903. It was equiped with electrical generator and boiler station. There was a railway from the mill to the hithe, that was demounted after the war. The owner of the mill was Aleksander Gergardt, an ethnic German...more
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Marshala Chuikova st., 47 | Metro Ploshchad' Lenina, Volgograd 400005, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Next to the Stalingrad War Museum (State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad) stand the remarkable and evocative remains of the old mill, one of the few remaining buildings left standing during and after the battle. Nearby there is the troop train monument,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Baldrobe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place will not take a lot of time to spend in unless you are a photographer like me. It would be great to know some historical information about this house before you go there, this place witnessed a huge war events. You have to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Israa E
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Gives you a real sense of the struggle the people endured, the museum next door is also superb you can't go it but visually stunning

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kissvalp
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The damage to the building is extensive and it’s one of the only original buildings that was kept as a monument after the war. It has a recreation of the dancing children fountain on the grass, that is a symbol of the city It was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jonpall001
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Was given a mini tour of Volgograd and I was shown the half a dozen or so original buildings that remained after the war. This flour mill was one. Has to be checked out if you are in town.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank N12Bee
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Quite rightly, Volgograd is proud of its WWII heritage and this mill stands proud as the last remaining building from that battle in 1942/43. Amazing from a distance but do find the wall you can actually touch and see that every brick has a bullet...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NorthWestJohno69
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Battle of Stalingrad has always been of interest to me and visiting the Flour Mill Ruins was sobering. I like the way the history was preserved, that we may never forget.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cheta N
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Hey there was museum very nice to see one historic place if you are in Volgograd please don’t miss highly recommended place

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Arabianexclusivetour
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Just outside the big museum this old ruin really gives you a glimpse into the utter destruction the city suffered during the war.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 777sigur_urj
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Здание паровой мельницы из красного кирпича начала XX века, разрушенное в дни Сталинградской битвы и не восстановленное как память о войне. Входит в состав Музея-заповедника «Сталинградская битва». Мельница проработала до 14 сентября 1942 года, когда в здание попали бомбы. Все здание испещрено осколками бомб. Рядом...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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