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National Museum of the History of Ukraine

Volodymyrska vul. 2, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 278 4864
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Volodymyrska vul. 2, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 278 4864
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

First of all I will start from the building. The building is very beautiful, and when I visited the venue it was winter and everywhere was snow and white. It was very beautiful. It locates on top side of the Kyiv where you can see...More

Thank quliyevcavid
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I wonder, why do I like jewelry so much? Answer I can find in my childhood memories -when during the middle school history classes we visited this muzeum. The most wonderful expositions consisted frim closes and jewelry of Ancient Scifs and Old Slavs. I can...More

Thank Olunka
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Kyiv has strong history and for many things it is the center of Europe. when you will go to the museum, you will understand what I mean.

Thank Karabayat
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A decent collection. Most exhibit labels are short and fewer than half in English. About half the rooms have an introductory notice (one sheet A4) in English. Nonetheless worth visiting because you can see both how the Ukraine was integrated into pan-European cultural movements and...More

Thank Michael3112
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The museum is a classic, archaeological museum. There is a lot to see see, from various periods. Recommended for history lovers. Some displays only have info in Ukrainian, and are missing English text.

Thank Gal E
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The contents of the museum are fabulous, and well worth a visit. If you are Ukrainian then the presentation is just about ok if uninspired. But for English-speaking visitors it is terrible. Ukraine is a great country in crisis, and surely it needs to advertise...More

5  Thank witston
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The museum is rather expansive with a lot of rooms over several floors showing a range of exhibits. The layout is conventional for the most part, however the modern day exhibit for the current "history" of events still taking place around Donetsk was professionally done,...More

1  Thank fireflies1
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I have visited this museum several times over the past 10 years and I'm happy to say they have included English Labels for most of their displays items, and they are constantly adding more and upgrading them. They have not unfortunately included detailed explanations (In...More

4  Thank mahew22
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

The National History museum delivers on its name, providing firsthand contact with artifacts from Ukrainian history from the beginning of time to today. Captions for the objects in Ukrainian abound, while English translations are provided sparsely. If you cannot read Ukrainian (as this reviewer cannot),...More

1  Thank Mezzofanti Z
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is a large museum on top of a hill not far from St Andews church. Very large museum on the history of Ukraine over thousand years. Each floor has a different theme ranging through the ages. For the English speaker, curiously some floors have...More

1  Thank Biggles147
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