Great Patriotic War Museum, Kiev

4.6
#2 of 379 in Museums in Ukraine
One of Ukraine's most extensive exhibitions, Great Patriotic War Museum memorializes the Soviet Union's battle against Nazi Germany during World War II and displays a host of military artifacts. Visit the museum and explore its more than 300,000 exhibits dispersed throughout cavernous halls. You'll see weapons, documents, personal effects, and a wealth of other items from World War II. The museum's most famous symbol outside is hard to miss: a 62 m (203 ft) titanium "Motherland" statue depicting a woman with a sword and shield. Don't miss the outdoor exhibitions of military hardware, including armored personnel carriers, Cold War-era jets, and even some brightly painted tanks. See Great Patriotic War Museum and all Kiev has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kiev journey planner .
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  • Absolutely to visit, see all those military means at once not so easy, affordable price
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  • Just SUPER!!! Everything is interesting, beautiful and gorgeous.. Thanks to the great creators of this museum.. I recommend to everyone to visit..
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  • Pretty impressive. If you want to visit any of the platforms, go inside and you'll find a ticket counter to your right. Went for the "extreme" tour (as they call it). Costs are 10€; includes the museum. You can sign up for a tour every hour, but only 2 people at once. You'll see why if you decide to go for the extreme tour. Recommended.
  • One of the best museums we've every been to. Although most of the text is in Ukrainian, there are plenty of updates in English (and French and German, I think?) throughout the exhibitions. Fascinating place. Would definitely recommend.
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