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Great Patriotic War Museum, Minsk

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Learn about local anti-fascist and partisan activity, Belarusians in the Red Army, and the history of the Auschwitz death camp at Great Patriotic War Museum. 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 Great Patriotic War Museum and other attractions in Minsk.
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  • An excellent museum about WWII, many instances of technology-cars, planes hanging from the ceiling, tanks, a lot of information, weapons, documents, history, and the culmination of one of the most beautiful Hall of victory at the end. Fotogafirovanie charge. Expressly recommended.
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  • Visited the Opera Prince Igor. Vote-very good, not too bad. But the truth of the open left half. Even some characters are lost. Due to the reduction of the plot. Before the Opera need for viewers to read the full libretto. What a pity! Well, dances, dance quality. After the reconstruction, the theatre itself very carefully reconstructed.
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  • Well worth a visit. All the exhibits are described in English resulting in an easy to follow display. Huge expanses of space filled with planes, tanks and other weaponry. Lots of social history and pe...  more »