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The Poltava Battle History Museum

Shvedska mohyla vul. 32, Poltava 36013, Ukraine
+380 5326 73427
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Educated guide, but a bit wrong information in exhibition

The young guy (sorry, didn't ask his name) provided us with a not overloaded, relevant and clear... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AroundGlobe2018
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Vilnius, Lithuania
Very informed

As a swedish person this was really worth the trip if you're passing through Poltava. Call ahead... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Peter S
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The Battle of Poltava history museum is a large historical and cultural reserve. The complex embraces ample monuments related to the Great Battle of Poltava: the Museum of 9 halls, 10 granite obelisks at the places of the old redoubts, various Memorial signs, Sampsonyyvska (St. Sampson) church, Monument to Peter I the Great, and the others. The only Ukrainian museum which is one of UNESCO historical museums; listed to the world tourist itinerary.
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Shvedska mohyla vul. 32, Poltava 36013, Ukraine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The young guy (sorry, didn't ask his name) provided us with a not overloaded, relevant and clear package of information what happened here during the battle, before and after. In Russian language. And I have to admit, that he is really informative and knows about...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

As a swedish person this was really worth the trip if you're passing through Poltava. Call ahead and book Viktor as your guide, he's self taught in swedish and has vast detailed knowledge of the historical battles. If you're swedish and like me didn't know...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Place was amazing. So beautiful Audio Tour in multiple language. Available In English. Well Maintained and nice staff.

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

First of all, I must say, we were quite disappointed with the communication there. Tried to call them several times on different days during the opening hours, no one picked up the phone, not one time. Decided to go there anyway. The museum isn't so...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We had an English speaking guide who showed real passion for his job. He walked us through the museum, offering commentary and insight throughout each room. The museum is well-maintained, with an impressive amount of artifacts that explain Poltava's role in a battle of historic...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Interesting historical place and great exposition but very low service and poor "soviet-style" attitude to a visitors!

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

Very nicely done museum having to do with the 1709 defeat of the Swedish King Charles XII by the forces of Peter I (otherwise known as Peter the Great). Seeing the coat worn by Peter I was worth coming here, such a fashionista.

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Reviewed February 7, 2017

You can expect to learn about at this history museum because it has many displays and exhibitions on the Battle with Sweden in the 1700s that the imperial tsar Peter I fought against. It also showed the brutality of the war and the weapons that...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2017

We went to this museum not knowing what to expect, found the museum to be very informative of the local history and part of the culture in Poltava. Never in my mind did, we think the Swiss ever had an army that came to this...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Good deal of interesting displays and dioramas with English speaking guide if required. Photography allowed.

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