The Museum of the Black Sea Navy
The Military and Historic Museum of the Black Sea Navy is one of the oldest military and historic museums and is considered to be unique speaking of its significant collection of relicts and exhibits that are connected with the history of the Black Sea Navy. In 1869 the idea of museum's creation came to the participants of the heroic defense of Sevastopol during 1854-1855, who wanted to immortaliz

House-Museum of A. P. Chekhov
A lot of places in Yalta are connected with the name of the eminent Russian writer. After visiting it several times, Chekhov fell in love with this peculiar Southern town. Therefore, in 1898 having come to Yalta for treatment on doctors' advice, he decided to stay here for good. He bought a piece of land in the Upper Autka village near the town and built a two-storey house with garden, popularly k

Sergei Korolev Museum of Astronautics
The unique museum of astronautics - the only one of its sort on the territory of Ukraine - is opened in Zhytomyr for a reason. It is here that Sergei Korolev - the talented scientist and engineer, the initiator of applied cosmonautics, the creator of Soviet space and rocket equipment, the person, whose ideas enabled the launching of the first artificial satellite, - was born and spent his childhoo

Pirogov Estate Museum • Vinnytsia
Pirogov Estate Museum
Pirogov Estate Museum • Vinnytsia
The National Nikolai Pirogov Estate Museum, situated in the picturesque park in the outskirts of Vinnytsia, is not just the most interesting town sight, but an important object of the cultural heritage of Ukraine. Nikolai Pirogov is a prominent scientist, talented physician, inventor of anesthesia and field martial surgery, founder of the Red Cross Society and notable public figure. It's hard to o

The Museum of Local Lore (Bishop's House)
Founded in the second half of the 19th century, Zhytomyr museum of local lore is one of the oldest museum facilities in Ukraine. Its collection began from the 48 minerals and rocks that were given for exhibition by the former governor of the district. Soon the exposition was supplemented with collection of coins, materials from archives and other valuables, which were presented to the future museu

Pushkin Museum • Odesa
Pushkin Museum
Pushkin Museum • Odesa
The museum of Russia’s most famous poet Alexander Pushkin is located in the building of the former Hotel du Nord. In the early 19th century, the influential Odesan merchant Sharl Sikar owned the building. It was this hotel that Pushkin stayed in when he came to southern Palmira in 1823, after the Tsar exiled him from Moscow for his freedom-loving ideas. The great Russian poet spent thirteen month

Arts Museum • Odesa
Arts Museum
Arts Museum • Odesa
Odesa’s Arts Museum has one of the richest and the most interesting collections of artworks in the country. It is located at the very center of Odesa, in the town’s most beautiful building – the ancient Pototsky Palace. This unique architectural monument was built in 1826, designed by the well-known Italian architect Francesco Boffo in the style of Russian classicism. The building’s first owner wa

Chernobyl Museum
The National Chernobyl Museum is one of the most emotionally powerful and historically unique places not only in Kyiv, but in all of Ukraine. Its exhibition portrays the events and consequences of the biggest atomic energy disaster in history – the meltdown of the fourth reactor of Chernobyl’s Atomic Power Plant (CAPP), which took place happened on the April 26, 1986. The location of the museum i

The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life in Pirogovo
To feel the original atmosphere of a Ukrainian village, to get to know the peasant's life and art, you do not have to drive into some remote province. You may do this in Kyiv by visiting the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life that is located in the capital's suburbs, not far from the village Pirogovo. The unique outdoor museum, on territory over 150 hectares, is considered to be one of the big