Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Minsk

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
Learn about local anti-fascist and partisan activity, Belarusians in the Red Army, and the history of the Auschwitz death camp at Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War. The museum opened shortly after the liberation of Minsk from the Nazi invaders on October 25, 1944. The site features 24 exhibit halls and houses more than 142,000 items in its collection. You'll see the weapons of soldiers and partisans, partisan handwritten journals, documents, photos, army leaflets, government awards, and personal belongings of soldiers. This was the first museum in the world to address the subject of World War II. By using our Minsk vacation trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War and other attractions in Minsk.
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  • If you visit Belorussia you should visit this museum to get a feel of the horrors that the country went through during the Great Patriotic War (known as World War II in other countries). The new museu...  read more »
  • I think this is one of the most impressive museum of Second World War , that I ever have see . I can advise to visit it to everybody ,who interested in history 
  • Since it was open in 2014 people's interest still burns. Not only foreign visitiors go there - usually ithe museum is full of the locals as well. the system of the rooms is a bit intricate, it's easy ...  read more »
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