The national history Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv

The national history Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv

  • Country: Ukraine
  • City: Kiev
  • Address: Vladimirskaya str., 2

   National Museum of history of Ukraine there are already more than a decade. The history of the Museum began in August of 1899. It was originally organized as a Museum of ancient relics and art in Soviet times its name was changed several times, and the National Museum of history of Ukraine, he was named in 1991 and became the first objects of culture, which was given such high status.

The Museum of history was built 1939 and was originally intended for the first Ukrainian art school. The building project was developed by I. Karakis. At the entrance to the building there is a stone on which is written in old Slavic the words of Nestor the Chronicler “Ruska Here the earth began to be.”

National Museum of history of Ukraine totals nearly a million exhibits of historical and cultural assets and relics, among which we can find in the collection of manuscripts, works of art, strobedata, weapons, monuments of decorative art, numismatic collections, ethnographic collections, works of jewelers XIV – XX century, porcelain and glass etc. are Important among others are unique Cossack attributes, letters of the Hetman and the foreman, diplomas, station wagons. Popular collection of things Ukrainian Diaspora serzhik Lifar, recognized as the God of dance.

The Museum has a branch – Museum of historical treasures of Ukraine, which presents unique products from precious metals and stones. In the collection of the branch of products of Ukrainian jewellers, Scythian and ancient masters. The Museum also features a collection of European cult silver of the XVIII – Poch. The twentieth century, known far beyond the borders of Ukraine. The Museum holds touring exhibitions around the world, allowing hundreds of thousands of visitors to touch the history.

   The national history Museum of Ukraine is constantly evolving, cherishing collection of the past centuries and gathering collections of our time. He was the first museums of Ukraine started to keep an electronic register of exhibits and mark them with the help of holography.

Today in the Museum you can watch 20 different themed tours, 7 exhibitions, and staged the exhibition “Museum studies”, and specifically for children informative and entertaining tour-game “looking for treasure”.

   Schedule daily, except Wednesday, from 10.00 to 17.30.