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Museums And Heritage

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The Museum of History of Odessa Jews “Migdal Shorashim” was opened in November of 2002 by the Jewish community centre “Migdal”. Previously, the history of Odessa’s Jewry was not exhibited or displayed in any other museum around the city. This exact absence served as the primary reason for the unveiling of this historical treasure.

Odesa Fine Arts Museum is one of the principal art galleries of the city of Odesa. Founded in 1899, it occupies the Potocki Palace, itself a monument of early 19th century architecture. The museum now houses more than 10 thousand pieces of art, including paintings by some of the best-known Russian and Ukrainian artists of late 19th and early 20th century. (Website Availble in Russian)

Shustov Cognac Winery Museum, Address: Mel’nyts’ka St, 13, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000 Hours: Open today · 10AM–8PM

FC Shakhtar Museum is the biggest sports and interactive museum in Ukraine. In 2012, it was shortlisted among Europe’s top new 45 museums nominated for the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award 2012. The museum’s five historic rooms showcase the team’s trophies, the players and coaches’ personal awards, the player kits of different periods, rare historical documents and photographs.

Local History Museum is considered to be one the largest core museums in the Eastern Ukraine and is the true treasury that keeps tens of thousands of valuable artifacts. More than 200 thousand visitors come to see its unique collections every yea

The art exhibition center “Art-Donbass” is a modern gallery with a total area of 1500 sq. m. The gallery has spacious halls on two levels, special lighting and European design. There are also cafe, the framing shop and equipped conference room.

The Dnepropetrovsk art museum has been opened in 1914 due to the initiative of members of the art committee of Ekaterinoslav scientific society. The first exposition of Ekaterinoslav art gallery took place in the Potemkin palace

The National Museum of the History of Ukraine illustrates Ukraine’s history from ancient times till nowadays. The museum, under different names, was located in various building in Kiev throughout its history, starting from 1899.

Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum– Archeological artifacts, artworks, porcelain, furniture & weapons from the Dnieper region. Address: проспект Дмитра Яворницького, 16, Дніпро, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine, 49000

The National Art Museum of Ukraine is a museum dedicated to Ukrainian art in Kiev, Ukraine. the museum continues to expand its collection. Some new additions include a unique icon relief of St. George and works by the international Kiev born pioneer of Geometric abstract art Kazimir Malevich.

The State Aviation Museum is an aviation museum located next to Zhulyany Airport in Kiev, Ukraine. The museum offers both aircraft exhibits and interactive displays. The museum is one of the larger aviation museums displaying Soviet technology.

The National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War is a memorial complex commemorating the German-Soviet War located in the southern outskirts of the Pechersk district of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, on the picturesque hills on the right-bank of the Dnieper River.

The Ukrainian National Chornobyl Museum is a history museum in Kiev, Ukraine, dedicated to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and its consequences. It houses an extensive collection of visual media, artifacts, scale models and other representational items designed to educate the public about many aspects of the disaster.


The Potemkin Stairs, or Potemkin Steps is a giant stairway in Odessa, Ukraine. The stairs are considered a formal entrance into the city from the direction of the sea and are the best known symbol of Odessa.The stairs were originally known as the Boulevard steps, the Giant Staircase, or the Richelieu steps. The top step is 12.5 meters (41 feet) wide, and the lowest step is 21.7 meters (70.8 feet) wide.

The Vorontsov Palace is a 19th-century palace and colonnade in Odessa, Ukraine, at the end of the Primorsky Boulevard pedestrian walkway.

Odessa Passage is a passage and a hotel on Deribasivska Street in the centre of Odessa. It has 4 floors. On the ground floor there are many boutiques and on other 3 floors there is a hotel. Odessa Passage was built at the end of the 19th century and was the best hotel in Southern Russia until the Bristol Hotel was opened.

Monument of Eternal Glory is one of the main symbols of Dnepropetrovsk.

The diorama “Battle for the Dnieper-river”, one of the biggest in the world, was inaugurated on the 7th of May, 1975. It was devoted to the 30th anniversary of victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War.

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