Museum of the Great Patriotic War (Motherland)

    Museum, 1981

  • Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Str. Lavrska 24 
  • 10:00-17:00, вых. - Пн. 
  • +380(44)285-94-52
    "The National Museum of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945" is visible from afar. It is located at the Caves hills overlooking the Dnieper. Above the museum stands the 102-meter high statue of "Motherland" - taking into account the height of the 40-meter pedestal. In 1981, when built Museum and statue terrain was heavily modified. Statue made of stainless steel. Installation of the statue was carried out using a special crane. Fathers of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra insisted to amend his essays - shortened sword 3 meters below the cross Laura bell tower. Tourists and visitors can climb to a height of 37 meters. There is an observation deck. The top of the shield is at a height of 92 meters. There you can also get there by special arrangement. But we must note that the shield swinging in the wind, and these fluctuations are clearly visible. The museum attracts attention exhibition of military equipment and weapons.
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