Volgograd State Panoramic Museum Stalingrad Battle, Volgograd

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View models, photos, and personal items that tell the story of the pivotal battle of Stalingrad at Volgograd State Panoramic Museum Stalingrad Battle. Regarded as the turning point of World War II by many historians, the battle raged on from August 1942 to February 1943 and claimed approximately 1.5 million lives on both sides of the Russo-German conflict. Learn about the war in Russia and how Volgograd was devastated in one day. View a sword that was a gift to the city from the British empire to commemorate the Battle of Stalingrad, and Zaytsev's sniper rifles exhibit. The top floor, only accessible as part of a guided tour, features a 360-degree panoramic painting of the battlefield in 1942 from the location of the monument on Mamayev Kurgan. Four other panoramas depict battle scenes during different seasons. The exhibits only offer explanations in Russian so pre-order a guide in another language by calling ahead or use the website to book a bilingual guide. Using our international travel planner, Volgograd attractions like Volgograd State Panoramic Museum Stalingrad Battle can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Higher charge for foreigners but never mind. Still well worth a visit. Will give an insight into how Russia turned the tide of the war and pushed the Germans back from the brink of victory. Not one st...  more »
  • There you just have to visit (required) this is our story! directly to formication punches! was in my childhood, and now happily visited again!
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  • The museum exhibits everything you need to see about the great Stalingrad Battle. From uniforms and weapons, to photographs of the heroes, elements of the battlefield (Russian as well as Nazi), medals...  more »