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Ukrainian National Museum

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A tremendous amount of history.

My wife and I spent over three hours there on a Friday afternoon. The exhibits were all very well... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Grand Forks, ND
Fascinating History

One of our teens has an interest in Eastern European history so we decided to visit when we were in... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Orinda, California
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A collection of artifacts and archives relating to 1,000 years of Ukrainian culture.
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2249 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60612-1327
+1 312-421-8020
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

My wife and I spent over three hours there on a Friday afternoon. The exhibits were all very well presented, and the staff very informative. The history presented was eye opening, especially the history of the Ukrainian famine and genocide of the population under Stalin...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

One of our teens has an interest in Eastern European history so we decided to visit when we were in the Chicago area for college tours. Although the museum is small, the exhibits are very well curated and provide fascinating details about Ukranian handcrafts (especially...More

2  Thank LilyCatsMom
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This fascinating museum has a superb collection of authentic garments and decorative arts from Ukraine with extensive didactic panels explaining the history and politics of the region. Changing exhibitions add to the reason to visit.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

A friend of mine and I went to the Museum to learn more about the history of Uki immigrants to Chicago and to get some more insight on how the community has grown throughout the years. We paid a $5 entry fee, and it was...More

1  Thank TheZackClan
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

The museum itself is small. You may spend 2-3 hours there. Admission is 5$, but you always can leave more. We were welcomed by Galyna Parasyuk - she is like Wikipedia, she knows everything and is very passionate about her job. She has great English...More

2  Thank Maks D
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure and honor of touring this Museum with my cousins. We recently discovered that our grandmother, whom we believed to be an only child when she immigrated to the United States, actually had three sisters back in Ukraine. Some of this family...More

1  Thank teapartyqueen
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I like small museums. It allows for education without being overwhelming. ( 30 minute to an hour.) This museum is in Ukrainian village in Chicago and close to the Ukrainian museum of modern art too. It has lots of history but also an extensive collection...More

1  Thank BiracialTravelWoman
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I went exploring the Ukrainian Village neighborhood with a friend and thought this would be one of several highlights of this neighborhood. We were so delighted to meet one of the tour guides who gave us a comprehensive tour of this museum. She made the...More

1  Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 9 August 2016

After seeing all of the top museums of Chicago, the Ukrainian Museum was by far the best one we saw. The dedication of the women working there and their sharing the love of their country and their traditions was very moving. A wonderful experience!

Thank Barb34731
Reviewed 9 October 2015

A very interesting and unique museum about Ukraine and Ukrainians located in the historical Ukrainian Village neighborhood of Chicago. It is home to a plethora of Ukrainian artifacts, artwork, musical instruments, and embroidered folk costumes. Good opportunity to learn some inside story of Chicago. Time...More

1  Thank Oleg S
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john K
12 October 2018|
Response from GFK01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a donation of $5/person is requested, Well worth it.