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Naval Museum Complex Balaklava

Mramornaya St., 1, Balaklava
+380 (8692) 63-75-92
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Nice getaway.

The Museum and the old submarine yard/base is right on the Balaklava bay, easy access with a car or... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Theodoros P
Athens, Greece
Amazing Museum of cold war history & Crimea battlefield Museum

This amazing place is a underground or more precise built in a mountain and housed and refitted... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
John W
tallahassee, United States
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Mramornaya St., 1, Balaklava
+380 (8692) 63-75-92
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Museum and the old submarine yard/base is right on the Balaklava bay, easy access with a car or by bus. Around it, you can find plenty of restaurants and cafeterias that you can spend your day with out a problem. The bay offers boat...More

1  Thank Theodoros P
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This amazing place is a underground or more precise built in a mountain and housed and refitted Russian Subs during cold war. But it also houses a private collection of Crimean Battlefield relics second to none.

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Its not pristine but it is really interesting as a architectural achievement. If your touring around the area certainly worth the visit.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Well you do expect to see a submarine, and guess what NO submarine! Slightly interesting but seen better. At least I had my wife (Russian) to translate otherwise a few tunnels a bit of oily water and little else. Didn't do it for me.

2  Thank Stephen Y
Reviewed 7 September 2015

A must for Cold War / military history fans. Impressive complex, giving a good impression about the mood in the secret site of Balaclava during these times. After Ukraine let the museum down and robbed all valuable materials, new Russian authorities made a great effort...More

1  Thank ZPZurich-Moscow
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This is one of a fascinating tourist attraction I have ever been, truly a hidden gems of Sevastopol!! As the site is underground, the temperature is quite low, I suggest tourist should bring a jacket along

Reviewed 2 July 2015

This is one of my favourite museums, partly because growing up in the Cold War I finally got to go into a secret Soviet submarine base, and so followed (in my mind) in the footsteps of James Bond et al. This should be used in...More

Thank jake1642
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Hidden Gem and a very peaceful setting. well worth a visit this is one place the west during the cold war would have loved to get a spy iniside and now you get the chance to do what many spies wanted to do, just now...More

Thank d_taddei
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The museum is under renovation, but opened for visitors who are obligatory guided. ~1,5 km of underground walking allows to appreciate the power of Soviet army and navy.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 19 January 2015

This is one of the things to do in Krimea you shouldn't miss. It's an old naval base in which nuclear submarines used to be repaired now turned into museum. We had a tour in Russian so can't tell you what would happen should you...More

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