Discover historical facts and the stories about WWII as you learn about life under war-time conditions. See Soviet armory units and aircrafts, all located in the former Klovsky Palace —Ukraine's largest.
What to Expect
Visit an important Ukrainian national landmark. Commemorated on the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's liberation from the Nazi invaders, the Ukrainian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 was opened on 9 May 1981. Since then it has been visited by 24 million people from almost 200 countries.
Мuseum is the biggest in Ukraine in terms of its size and importance. Its collection, which is continually replenished, includes more than 300,000 exhibits. In addition to numerous temporary exhibits, permanent exhibitions include "Tragedy and Valor of Afghanistan" and "Wars on Foreign Soil."
The sprawling memorial complex provides plenty of space to walk around and explore. The outdoor area contains a number of impressive structures such the Motherland Statue.
- Park of Glory
- Eternal Fire
- Glory Obelisk
- Motherland Statue
- WWII Museum
- Armory Exhibition
Know Before You Go
Meeting point: Khreschatyk 19, Tourist Information Center